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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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Two women kiss each other at a party for a few seconds before they are interrupted by a cop.

A couple kiss as they go to a bed, sex is implied. They are seen in bed afterwards, no nudity.

Plenty of sexual references, not graphic for the most part, though often used with strong language.


A woman's face is bloodily beaten from a distance, we can briefly see it caved in a bit. She is partly unconscious throughout. A close up of her face in shown for a few seconds and blood is shown but not graphic.

A man is shot once in the hand. He groans and a bit of blood is seen.

A man is shot in the collar bone offscreen and briefly coughs up blood as he fades out of consciousness.

A man is shot several times with automatic weapons, he winces and blood briefly sprays.

A man is seen with a knife in his eye for several seconds. He breathes heavily in shock, but is mostly silent. No blood is shown.

A man shoots a cartel member in the head, blood sprays.

Several cartel members are shot and killed.

Two cops discover a room with decapitated heads and various other body parts. No blood or graphic details shown.

A long, but bloodless, tussle.


326 uses of the f-word and scads of other obscenities, vulgarities, sexual references, and epithets, in English and Spanish.


We see drug stashes on occasion.

Drug cartels are mentioned many times as there is a main plotline involving them.

A woman lights up a joint in front of a cop, and blows smoke in her face.


Some scenes in the "Violence" section are intense.

Infrequent, but rather intense confrontations between criminals and police, especially when both sides have weapons.

During an investigation of a house two cops find a gated room containing 15+ people and children (presumably illegal immigrants) locked inside, cramped.

Rated R for strong violence, some disturbing images, pervasive language including sexual references, and some drug use

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