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No sex scenes and no nudity, period.

Characters wield swords, knives, and cross-bows against each other throughout the movie, resulting in multiple profusely gushing and/or gaping wounds. (This includes a couple decapitations, both of which spurt blood.)

A monster creature attacks people by ripping at their throats and necks with its teeth. Again, blood pours from the wounds, even long after the victims are dead.

A witch uses witchcraft to try to destroy those that stand in her way. Tactics include, but are not limited to, turning people into stone, as well as sicking a violent creature of her creation on them.

No uses of excessively vulgar language.

There are a couple uses of minor terms such as "trollop".

Wine is poured and consumed briefly.

The violence and action sequences in this movie are extremely amateurish and unrealistic to the point of silliness.

That said, there are elements to these parts of the movie (e.g. decapitations and gratuitous blood) that may be frightening or disturbing to very young children. (See Violence & Gore)

Also, an insentient creature (see Violence & Gore) in the story has a very monstrous/demon-like appearance that may frighten a younger audience.

Rated R for violent content
Australia:MA15+ (2011) / Germany:16 / Singapore:NC-16 / USA:R (certificate #46192)

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