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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

Throughout the film, the main character is searching for a child murdering pedophile.

There are frequent dialogs about private sex parties for children.

A group of characters walk into a hostel, the young boy says that it is a place where men come to have sex with women. We see briefly see a group of women naked, talking with men. Their breast are seen.

A character holds a bunch of pictures owned by a pedophile, we see two of the pictures which are of a nude preteen girl and boy (both about 10 years old), in both pictures we clearly see their genitalia.

A woman makes a man strip naked to check for a wire, he covers his genitals but we briefly see his testicles below his hands. We see the picture of the nude preteen girl again.

The young boy is brought to a pedophile's house, he is told that he is too old to go to a child sex party but the pedophile is interested in the boy for himself. He takes the boy upstairs and is seen rubbing the boy's butt.

Inside the room with the pedophile, the young boy has his hands tied behind his back being filmed. The room is filled with medical devices and chains, implying he is planning on torturing the boy after molesting him. The man becomes very physical with the boy and tells him that he is very attractive but he could make him even more prettier, he starts to put makeup on the boy. When the boy tells the man about how he knows he has been molesting children, the man puts a bag over his head. He starts to cut the clothes off the boy but is interrupted.

A woman, who knows the pedophile, tells a character that the man only needs a hour with the boy and then she will get to have a turn with the boy.

During the ending credit, there is a deleted scene where the main character empties a purse, a picture of a naked preteen girl is seen. He holds a series of other naked pictures although they are not easy to see.

Violence & Gore

The plot is about a young boy who thinks that he was a killer in his previous life, the boy believes his purpose is to find a child-murdering pedophile that he didn't killing in his previous life and kill him.

A bunch of skeletons/dead bodies are seen

In a distorted scene, we see a character kill someone with an axe, some blood can be seen

A baby is seen after childbirth, the baby is seen with blood all over

A man is found tied to a chair who was tortured, bloody cuts are seen and blood surrounding the body.

A woman who is tied to a chair is shot point-blank in the head, when shot blood splatters on the back of the chair

A character is shot inside a car, no blood is seen.

A man is shot outside the car, no blood is seen.

A character is beat up and thrown around in a trailer.

A character gets into a car accident, we see his face all bloody

A pedophile puts a bag over the head of the boy in intention of killing him. We see the boy struggling to breathe.

A character is seen with bloody cuts over his face.

A man is stabbed in the neck, blood squirts.


Brief profanity scattered through the film, f word was used around 10 times, other mild profanities are rarely said.

Some character's smoke.

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