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Parents Guide for
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Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
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- A man tries to rape a woman. - A man tells another man that he is going to 'beat off' in his apron. - A man gropes breast of a woman. - A woman says that a flower painting is 'very vaginal'. - "That's what she said" (double entendre). - A couples kisses a couple of times - A comment is made about a man being a sex slave.

- A woman slaps a man and he hits her.

- A boy hits a woman with a rock. He shoots another rock from a slingshot and hits her in the head.

- A boy finds a dog with its guts ripped out.

- A boy is covered in blood.

- A boy plays a violent video game.

- A man finds a pole covered in blood.

- A man stabs another man in the back with a shovel.

- A man drags a body.

- A man is hit in the hand with a sledgehammer. His hand is seen all deformed but not bloody.

- Two men are hit with a sledgehammer (some blood flies when the first one is hit and the second one is offscreen).

- A woman is shot in the leg (we later see the leg bleeding).

- A woman is hit with a chain (offscreen).

- Many bones are seen in a pit and a woman hides in them.

- A man is hit in the back with a large stick.

- A woman's neck is snapped while she has a chain wrapped around her neck (we just hear the snap).

- A man is stabbed in the chest.

- A man shoots himself (offscreen).

- A woman is stabbed in the back with a knife and her body is dragged away.

'Fuck' is said once, many other profanities said: 'shit, bastard, sucks, damn, dick, prick, balls, pussy, bitch, hell, piss, ass, oh my God, Jesus'.

A woman drinks from a mini liquor bottle.

Several jump scenes.

Rated PG-13 for violence and terror, language, sexual material, thematic elements and brief teen drinking

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