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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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Sex & Nudity

Sex & Nudity: 7/10

A man is considered to be a sexual deviant for peeing on a playground at night. He says there were "no kids around." This is mentioned 3 times throughout the movie.

A man is always horny and has sex with 2 different women (off screen) in the movie.

A woman is very horny throughout the entire movie and she is always sexually harassing her male employee.

A woman is wearing only a lab coat and some panties when she calls a man into her office. Her breasts are clearly visible but nipples are hidden.

A woman calls her employee into her office and tells him to describe what exactly he is going to do to her when he has sex with her.

A woman 'pleasures' herself in the bathtub.

There are many sexual jokes, puns, and sexual slang used throughout the entire movie. The language can be quite offensive at parts.

A woman seduces a character by undressing down to her underwear and then suggestively eating a banana, popsicle and hot dog he then sleeps with her offscreen.

There are 4 photos depicting Julia raping Dale, however no parts of genitals were shown.

Violence & Gore

Violence & Gore: 4/10

A man has a day dream about grabbing his boss, and dragging him through an office building and throwing him out a window. He smashes into a car, dies on impact, and everyone in the building congratulates him.

There is an intense car chase scene involving a lot of screaming.

A man shoots another man in the chest and blood sprays and splatters all over the door behind him. He is then shot again.

A man has an allergic reaction to peanuts and almost dies from it.

A man threatens three other men with a pistol and then tries to frame them by shooting himself in the leg (not seen).


Profanity: 10/10

Lots of blasphemy, and between 110-120 uses of the 'f' word. Other profanity is used a lot as well, such as 'shit' and 'damn'. There is crass language such as "ass". Sexual slang such as "dick" and "pussy" are thrown around.A man is referred to as "Mothafucka Jones" and he's called that every time he's seen.

Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking: 7/10

A man is addicted to cocaine and is seen and heard snorting it several times in the movie.

Two men accidentally inhale some cocaine and go crazy from a contact high.

Cocaine is the only drug used in the movie, but in some scenes it is used heavily.

Frightening/Intense Scenes: 4/10

The car chase scene can be a little intense, but it is mostly played for humour.

The aforementioned murder scene is a bit disturbing and is the darkest scene in the movie.

In one scene a cat suddenly jumps on a man's shoulder. It is startling but played for laughs.

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Rated R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language and some drug material

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