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Contains strong sex, nudity and crude sex references

Frequent sexual references, sexual profanity, dialogue, and jokes from start to finish.

There is a pool scene with a sign reading "Naked Only";the young women oblige and get naked (top half only is seen).

Three young men interrupt their friend while he is showering. We see him naked briefly and there is some sight of his bare buttocks.

Two young men show another young man a topless picture of a young woman; he is shown getting an erection while in his underwear and they mock him.

Brief nudity

The main character kisses a young woman in his room and is later touching the young woman's breasts on his bed and they are both topless.

One dog humps another dog

Some scenes show people interrupted during sexual activity, including site of a naked teenage boy pulling up his underwear.

Violence & Gore: 5/10

A 12-year-old tazes a man in the neck and the man punches the child in the nose.

A boy breaks his finger and holds it up for the camera in full view.

A man is badly burned after his flamethrower blows up on him.

A dwarf man is put in an oven by others. He is finally let out, and graphically kicks random partygoers in the testicles numerous times. He then drives the father's Mercedes Benz into a pool.

A man with a flamethrower sets an entire neighborhood on fire, including houses, trees and cars.

A drug dealer chases three young men with his car, resulting in a broken windshield.

Profanity: 10/10

About 175 f-words and its derivatives, 9 obscene hand gestures, 15 sexual references (including 4 hand gestures for female masturbation), 55 scatological terms, 43 anatomical terms.

The C-word is used once by the angry little person in the film.

The Angry Little Person says to everyone in the party inside the house: (You fucking cunt!)

Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking: 10/10

From about 30 minutes until about 5 minutes from the end, there is nonstop drinking partying drug use and smoking including beer, hard liquor and smoking marijuana and ecstasy.

A drug dealer talks about drugs to a teenager.

A lawn gnome is revealed to be filled with ecstasy, which all teenagers consume.

Drugs are largely portrayed as fun and harmless, though their glamorization is mitigated somewhat by the fact that the part becomes out of control after their usage.

Frightening/Intense Scenes: 6/10

Endless events of mayhem and destruction occur including arson, destruction of property and reckless behavior under the influence of hard drugs and alcohol by teenagers.

Total explicit content estimation: 44/50.

Rated R for crude and sexual content throughout, nudity, drugs, drinking, pervasive language, reckless behavior and mayhem - all involving teens (also extended cut)
Argentina:16 / Australia:MA15+ / Brazil:18 / Canada:18A (Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Québec) (Coarse language) / Finland:K-16/13 (extended cut) / Finland:K-16/13 (theatrical rating) / France:Tous publics (with warning) / Germany:16 / Ireland:18 / Italy:VM14 / Malaysia:18 / Netherlands:16 / Netherlands:12 (TV rating) / Peru:14 / Portugal:M/16 / Singapore:M18 (edited version) / South Korea:18 / Sweden:11 / Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) / UK:18 / USA:R (certificate #47176)

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