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A man and two young women have sex in a swimming pool. We see all of them kissing, the man thrusts toward one of the young women as she holds and kisses the other young woman and we see them all nude and from various angles underwater (full female nudity, the man's buttocks is the only male nudity).

A woman is shown thrusting on top of a man who tells her that he likes it (we see her bare breasts, buttocks and abdomen and his bare chest) while another woman licks his toes (we see her fully naked).

Two women shower and wash each other while a man watches them (we see them fully naked).

Two young women kiss a man's nipples (we see part of the bare buttocks of one of the young women).

A young woman, fully nude, is briefly shown taking a shower her buttocks and nipples are briefly shown.

We see several scenes repeated of young men and young women in various stages of undress dancing on the beach and drinking heavily; bare breasts are shown repeatedly (one woman's bare breasts are repeatedly shown in extreme close-up while others pour beer over them) along with partially bare buttocks covered by skimpy bikinis.

A line of women bend over backwards on the beach while young men pour beer as though urinating over their exposed breasts.

A young man snorts a drug off a young woman's very low abdomen (near her genitals) and then licks her bare breasts (we see the breasts and nipple piercings).

A young man makes a remark about wanting to have sex with a young woman (she is intoxicated and lying on the floor wearing a bikini); the young woman pulls up her bikini top to reveal her bare breasts and teases the young man using crude terminology saying that they will not have sex. The young men each wear only a jockstrap at this time.

Two young women kiss while lying on the floor (we see the bare back of one of the young women as the other wraps her leg around her hip).

Two young women suggestively moan and shove two pistols into a man's mouth as he pantomimes oral sex onto the gun and then says that he "just sucked both of y'all's dicks."

A young woman's low-slung pants reveal her bare buttock cleavage and the top of her buttocks.

A woman uses a narrow ribbon to try to cover her vagina (we are still able to see).

Young men seen in jockstraps, buttocks visible.

A man asks four young women about performing sex acts on each other and if they are "experimenting."

A man talks about twin men that "share their women" and like "double penetration."

A young woman draws a heart with the words, "I want penis" in it and then kisses it; another girl draws a line drawing of a penis and pantomimes performing oral sex on it.


Though violence in the movie only really occurs towards the last 20 minutes it is quite strong and realistic. In no way is it glamorized. A man is shot in the head and falls dead to the ground; two young women shoot the man that shot him and then many other gunmen approach and open fire, the young women shoot down many of the men, and we later see them lying in pools of blood with bloody bullet wounds.

A man shoots at a car as it pulls away and a young woman inside is struck in the arm (we see blood); later a man removes the bullet and we see the bullet, blood, and the bullet hole.

Three young women put on ski masks and they drive to a diner where one remains in the car while we see from the outside the other two inside threatening the patrons and staff and stealing money (one wields a sledgehammer and breaks furniture while the other carries a realistic-looking toy water gun); we later see the robbery scene again from inside the restaurant.

A man is shown with blood stained hands and he holds guns.

Two young women point guns at a man's face. He tries to talk his way out of it but they put the guns in his mouth, one young woman asks the other, "Should we kill him?" and the man begins forcing the gun in and out of his mouth.

A man holds guns in pose several times.

Three men are attacked in their hotel room, one man is struck in the face with a gun grip (blood splatters and drips onto the ground in slow motion) and we then see the three men hogtied and lying on the bed.

Three young women re-enact a robbery and yell at one of the young women telling her to get on her knees; she lies on the ground while the other two hold their hands in the shape of guns to her head and yell obscenities at her.

Dressed as robbers, three young women are shown crashing a wedding. Pointing a shotgun at the bride and throwing the groom into a wedding cake.

The same young women, and a man are shown robbing an arcade. There is one particularly disturbing shot showing two of the women pointing shotguns at a crying, crouching females head.

A man sings a song about killing his best friend.


About 102 F-words and its derivatives, 8 sexual references, 24 obscene hand gestures, 37 scatological terms, 6 anatomical terms, 21 mild obscenities, 9 uses of the word "n**ger", 4 religious profanities, 4 religious exclamations.

Light name calling and exclamations.


Drug use is seen almost constantly throughout the entire film but is clearly not condoned.

Activities shown include smoking marijuana from bongs and cigarettes, snorting crack/cocaine, consuming large amounts of alcohol, cigarette smoking, and drugs seen packaged/being packed for distribution/transportation. In some montages, a few young men are shown waving marijuana and beer bongs around in the air.

This movie is very inappropriate. It is very mature in a sexual nature, it is intended for adults.

17+ only

Rated R for strong sexual content, language, nudity, drug use and violence throughout

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