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The main plot of the movie is tracking down a sexual predator, and the evidence of his crimes are shown with sexual images and flashbacks. Women prostitutes are seen at nightclubs in low-cut tops and short skirts, lightly kissing and caressing male customers- to tempt them into sex.

A divorced couple kiss, strip down to the upperbodies, and caress. They go to a bed and continue caressing. Her bra and his torso is seen.

One stripper in underwear sits on a (clothed) man's lap. Due to the dialogue, we know they later have sex.

Mick and others crudely mention sexual encounters that involve main characters.

Flashbacks show an unknown male rapist assualting a woman by hitting, kicking, dragging, and slamming her around. Furniture smashes, vodka bottles break over people's heads, and people are beaten.

A woman is shown afterward, with some brusies and cuts on her face.

A gang roughs up an unsavory character by kicking him and whacking him with baseball bats to hospitalize him.

A older woman shoots a man, he shoots her back.

The dead body of a man is briefly seen, blood seen slightly around his head.

Through a informative flashback, woman's corpse was seen being stabbed repeatedly though briefly

3 or 4 uses of 'fuck'. Many uses of 'shit', 'ass', 'asshole', etc.

Drinking throughout. Mention of drugs.

The last half of the movie gets intense.

Several discussions of mutilation and attacks on women that may disturb.

Talk of rape throughout.

Rated R for some violence, sexual content and language

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