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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


A prostitute is seen wearing only panties (her bare breasts, abdomen and legs are shown).

A clothed man is briefly seen thrusting on top of a clothed woman in a bed.

A woman is shown wearing a sheer to that is soaked with rain and reveals her breasts and nipples.

A man talks about a woman he was having sex with using crude terms.

Violence & Gore


A man drags a straight razor across his throat and we see the slit open and blood gushing from the wound.

A man is shot through the neck with an arrow and then his head is shot off (his head bursts leaving only a skin flap and a neck hole).

A woman with a saw cuts a man's head off (we see blood at the neck and sprayed on the wall behind him) and we see men thrashing in beds nearby (either already cut, or about to be cut).

A man sits up in the back seat of a car to kill man and a woman sitting in the front seat: the man in the front seat releases acid from the ceiling and it pours on the killer, the woman cuts off the arm of the killer (blood sprays and he screams), they shoot him and set the car on fire (we hear him screaming and see him flail).

We see a man with two knives piercing his hands and pinning them to a table (we see pools of blood), and a woman douses the man with gasoline and lights a match (we see the man burning, then see his body charred and smoldering).

A man with a flamethrower sprays two soldiers with fire, then shoots them as they flail and they fall to the ground (it looks like the head of one of the soldiers falls off, but it isn't clear).

A man douses himself with gasoline and sets himself on fire to protest a war (we see him engulfed in flames).

Two men are shot in the back of the head and they fall to the ground where blood pools under them.

Two men are shot in the head and blood splatters all over another man's face (he hyperventilates) and we see blood gurgling from one man's mouth.

A woman is shot in the back of the head; we later see blood on the wall and we see her with a large bloody patch on her head.

A man shoots a woman in the stomach and blood pours on her clothing.

A woman is shot several times and we see many bloody bullet holes open in her body as she falls to her knees.

A man and a woman are shot and blood pours from their wounds.

A man is shot in the back and he falls to his knees.

A man is shot in the chest and he falls back onto a road (we see blood pool under his body and blood on his chest).

There is a shootout between several men and when a car is shot, it explodes blowing two of the men in flames through the air.

Many armed men enter a cemetery shooting, they exchange fire with other men in the cemetery and several from the first group are struck (we see blood spurt).

A man is shot in the head and we see a bloody bullet hole in his head as he falls to the ground.

We see a blood soaked body, bedclothes and a chain saw in a room, and a blood covered and severed head on a dresser.

We see a young woman dead on a road and wearing a blood soaked dress (we are told that her throat was slashed) and her father lifts her up and carries her away (we see this scene replayed several times throughout the movie).

A man fires a gun toward a woman who is tied in a chair, she screams and the bullet hits the wall behind her (she is unharmed).

A man with a gun threatens a man on the street and forces him into a car; he is questioned in the car and the man with the gun hits him in the head (we see blood at his hair line).

A man with a gun and a silencer comes into a hotel room and threatens a patient in the room.

A man holds a gun to another man's head while another man holds a gun to a dog's head.

Two men with guns break into a warehouse and they threaten a man inside.

A man with a gun threatens a woman while asking her what happened to his dog; the man pulls the trigger several times but the gun does not discharge.

A man is shown being held by two police officers as his throat spews blood and his shirt is soaked in blood.

A man punches another man in the face.

A man squeezes another man's neck and he winces.

A woman is shown with a belt containing explosives wrapped around her waist, and she is led into a room where a man pours gasoline on the ground and plans to set the room ablaze (this does not happen).

A prostitute comes into a room where a man sits on a bed holding a gun; we hear that the man is planning to kill people and will attach an explosive device to the woman.

We see a movie on a TV screen and a man slaps another man in the face repeatedly (we see blood in the man's nose).



About 74 F-words and its derivatives, 3 C-Words, 7 sexual references, 17 scatological terms, 15 anatomical terms.


The main character is an alcoholic.

A man says that he will take peyote later and two men appear to have taken peyote and seem a little intoxicated.

A man wakes up with a bottle of wine on his bed side table.

A man drinks wine.

Two men drink cocktails.

People are shown drinking alcohol at a party.

People are shown drinking alcohol in a bar.

A man smokes a cigarette in a few scenes.

A man takes a drag from a cigarette after cutting his own throat.


The violence is undercut by black humor, but even with that in mind, the blood and gore on display will definitely make the squeamish uncomfortable.

Some very graphic moments and a few emotional moments.

Total: 36/50 - Appropriate for ages 16 and up (strong violence, strong language, drug use, some sexuality)

A note to animal lovers: the dog does NOT die, and is not harmed in any way

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Top 5 Contributors: jumbles1971, aresta_kill, dvfan94, Bthomas68, MovieRatings100

Rated R for strong violence, bloody images, pervasive language, sexuality/nudity and some drug use

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