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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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The characters think and talk about sex a lot.

There's strong innuendo, lots of skimpy clothing, and characters intentionally walking and dancing in "sexy" ways.

A woman bends over and reveals a suggestive tattoo on her lower back.

A man takes a picture of his genitals with a friend's phone (as a practical joke), and viewers see the photo.

Male buttocks are briefly shown during the rape sequences.

A group of escaped convicts brutally rape two young women.


Brutal rape scenes in which a band of escaped convicts rapes two women.

There's lots of blood, people on fire, and people impaled by random objects.

If characters aren't crushed, mutilated, or killed in the earthquake or aftershocks, they're shot/murdered by the convicts or by other panicky people.

A man loses his hand.

A woman gets her face smashed by a car while climbing out of a manhole.

There's a funicular crash in which women and children die.

Brief fighting and punching.


Language isn't constant but does contain several uses of fuck as well as shit and hell.

Some swear words appear in subtitles (spoken in Spanish), and others are spoken in English.

Name calling (bitch and cock.)


Characters spend the movie's first third partying in clubs; they occasionally overindulge with drinks, but it's mostly social drinking.

Some characters are seen smoking.

A woman is supposed to be looking after her sister, preventing her from drinking, but the sister gets drunk anyway.

The characters also attend a wine tasting.


Lots of gratuitous gore.

Severed hands.

People getting impaled with random objects.

People on fire and/or being crushed.

Truly brutal rape scenes.


Rated R for strong bloody violence including rape, language, drug content and some nudity

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