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**Strong discussions on sex and sexual humor**

A woman is seen changing her clothes in the back of a car. Her bra can be seen as she's changing tops.

A man spills coffee on his pants, he asks his male employee for his pants and the employee's bare butt can be seen as he takes them off.

A woman bends forward and a man is seen staring at her butt, he later propositions her for sex during this scene he briefly cups her clothed breasts.

A man and woman strip down to their underwear as they discuss their sexual preferences, the woman removes her bra and the sides of her breasts can be seen. Afterwards the man removes his underwear and his butt can be seen.

A man and woman have sex (no nudity can be seen), the woman is seen straddling the man at first, later the man is shown on top as the two describe what they want the other person to do to. The man is seen going under the covers.

A woman straddles a man on a sofa as they kiss, they show each other their tattoos on their hips, the woman's panties can briefly be seen.

In a montage sequence a man and woman can be seen having sex multiple times. The man and woman are also seen playing a videogame, the man is topless and the woman is in a bra and panties.

Topless men can be seen playing basketball.

A man and woman are seen redressing after having had sex, the woman can be seen in her bra and panties and the man is wearing only his boxers.

A man and woman kiss on a sofa, it's implied that they have sex.

A woman sits beside a man on a couch and makes animal sounds, and smells and licks his armpits; they are interrupted by a phone call.

A sports reporter for a magazine stages a photo shoot with 6 men wearing only bulging jock straps; six women wearing only bikini panties run in, their breasts covered by sports equipment they are holding, and we see their bare shoulders, arms, hips and legs.

A senior citizen with dementia removes his trousers twice for dinner, once at home and another time in an airport restaurant; at the airport, his adult son also removes his pants for dinner while people stare.


About 26 F-words, 18 sexual references, 27 scatological references, 33 anatomical references.


A woman's mother lauds the 1970s when she and friends smoked grass and sniffed glue, and a man tells a woman that he has never transferred heroin for sale in his rectum.

Ten bar and restaurant scenes feature people drinking from beer bottles and wine glasses at tables and a bar with a wall full of liquor and wine bottles, six apartment and house dinner scenes show people drinking beer and wine or champagne, in a bedroom scene we see a man and a woman dancing and drinking champagne, and two women drink from beer cans held in paper bags as they walk on the sidewalk.



Total Score: 19/50

Rated R for some violent content and brief sexuality

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