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Burke and Hare
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A man and his wife are seen having sex in two scenes, there is no nudity and they are entirely clothed. The first scene is prolonged and shows the two thrusting wildly in bed, moaning very loudly.

A women starts undressing and then kisses a man, as preparing for sex. In another scene, the same man and woman are shown cuddling up in bed, implying they have had sex.

A man kisses his wife's clothed breasts in public.

The movie revolves around the idea of anatomy and killing "innocent" people for their bodies. Though the deaths are non-graphic, there are many scenes in which cadavers are dissected or organs extracted from the body or preserved in different containers.

Blood from an amputated leg squirts on a guy.

The film is also about murdering. A few men and women are killed in different ways.

A dead man has his spine broken and a loud crackling can be heard. He is later seen displayed in an "unnatural" pose.

A rotting maggoty corpse is shown in close up

Some scenes with blood on clothes and hands.

3 uses of "fuck".

A few uses of "shite", "bastard" and "bitch".

Brief pipe smoking is visible in a pub.

Drinking is seen in a pub.

An old women and a man are hanged in different moments. You don't see the flailing body but the scenes are quite long.

A jump scare as a man suddenly emerges from the dark and a character, shrouded in darkness, brandishes weapons menacingly.

Rated R for some sexual content, disturbing images and language

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