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Parents Guide for
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One scene takes place in a strip club, where strippers are seen in the background, but they're clothed.

Harley Quinn is seen dancing with a girl.

Several scenes of men and women kissing each other romantically.

Recommended for ages 13+

Little to no nudity.


The film contains numerous scenes of action-violence mostly involving gun firing and hand-to-hand combat.

Some of the stronger sequences include one where an alien's body is sliced into half and another where a humanoid alien's hand is severed by a sword, but is quickly regenerated.[green]

There is also a scene depicting a character conjuring a ring of fire that engulfs a group of brawling prisoners.

A supervisor coldly shoots four subordinates in the head to abet in their cover-up.

One character who disobeys order has their head blown off by an internal explosive device.

[green]Ships and secret bases are seen being destroyed.

All the members of the Suicide Squad are seen being injected with tracking chips.

Harley Quinn gets electrocuted and tortured by the Joker.


The film contains a brief utterance of the expletive "f**k", as well as various uses of "damn", "dickhead," "bitch," and "son of a bitch".

'Shit' is said about 50 times.

"Pussy", referring to a coward, is used several times.


Numerous characters are seen drinking, from alcohol to red wine.

One character asks another to light a cigarette.

Some scenes of prison torture of inmates.

One character is possessed by a witch and many of the scenes where the character is invoked are frightening.

Some characters are transformed from humans to faceless, zombie-like creatures.

Several men attempt to assist a man who has had an attack. The man turns on his helpers and consumes them.

The nature of the Joker can be quite dark and unsettling, every time he is on screen he displays disturbing behavior such as laying in the middle of knives and guns while laughing, and laughing while firing a machine gun.

'Suicide Squad' can be an intense film in it's first half, with scenes of characters being tortured, electrocuted, beaten up, etc. In the 2nd half, the film is a generic action movie.



Green = 8+ Blue = 13+ Purple = 18+

Rated PG - 13 for sequences of violence and action throughout, disturbing behavior, suggestive content and language

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