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The camera follows Jenn's bare legs from behind as she walks through a house at night. She enters a bedroom and the camera tilts up to show her, in silhouette from behind, taking off her top. The camera tilts down to her ankles, where we see her panties drop. She steps out of them and slides under the blankets with Steve to seduce him. Nothing can be seen until Kate comes into the room and stops it. Jenn's bare breasts can be seen throughout the scene as she and Kate argue . NOTE: Steve is supposed to appear as Jenn's father, but we find later in the film that he is not. Therefore, it is not considered a form of incest.

A man and woman kiss passionately (in a room full of people) and he grabs her but during the kiss.

Billy suggests that Kate's Tokio Toilet, Toto, satisfied him sexually. Later on, Summer goes to try out the toilet.

Jenn and an older man appear to be talking about the man's large penis size but it's later shown that he was referring to the size of his boat.

Jenn and her older lover can be heard moaning and it is strongly suggested they are having sex. The audio is played over a shot of the boat they are supposed to be in.Kate and Steve begin to kiss romantically, the next scene they are in bed and supposedly had just had sex.

Toward the end of the film when Steve is pulling the neighbor out of his pool, the neighbors' underwear is see through and you can see his genitals.

Some nudity. Sexual references and situations.

The only actual violent scene shown is when Tim punches Mick in the face several times, leaving him bloody and bruised. Because Mick tried to kiss Tim.

Naomi gets into a car accident as a result of drunk-driving. Nothing is really shown, but later on she is shown with bruises and scrapes on her face and her arm in a cast.

1 abuse of the name "Jesus"; 9 misuses of "God."

9 instances of the 'f' word; 1 of "hell"; 3 of "damn"; and 7 of the 's' word.

Crass language: 3 instances of "ass"; 1 of "suck; 1 of "screw" (sexual context); 1 of "slut"; and 4 of "bastard" (as an insult).

A woman holds up her middle finger (meaning the 'f' word).

Naomi and Mick smoke marijuana in a brief scene.

Steve and the men on the golf course smoke cigars.

Jenn's friends ask her if she has any more diet pills. Suggesting she has been providing them.

At all the parties, everyone has some sort of alcoholic beverage.

A party involving teens gets very wild and everyone is drinking. Naomi leaves by herself and gets into a car accident as a result of drinking.

Towards the end of the film, Summer and Steve find Larrys body in the bottom of the pool. He had tied himself to a tractor and driven in sometime before the scene.

The movie as a whole, should be taken fairly serious because it deals with serious issues that everyone struggles with today and can relate to. Such as, greed, money, intimacy, jealousy, sexuality, fitting in, and many other issues.

Rated R for language, some sexual content, teen drinking and drug use

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