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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


When busting into a guy's apartment whom previously meeting in the movie, you see posters in his apartment. One of the naked back and butt of a woman and another showing a woman's chest, her shirt is partially open but no nudity is shown in this one.

Sandra Bullock is shown in a bra in one scene.

A woman kisses a man in an almost-suffocating way in a bar.

Prostitutes are shown wearing very skimpy clothing in a scene.

Mild to graphic sexual references and jokes.

Violence & Gore


The main theme of the film is about a drug kingpin taking over the Boston underworld and an FBI agent and her street-cop partner have to take him down by any means necessary.

There is lots of comedic however graphic violence including a scene where the two women try to save a choking Denny's patron by opening a wound on his neck (blood spurts out) and at the end where the agent shoots the villain in the crotch



Non-stop strong language and gestures including sexual and derogatory terms towards Boston natives and police officers.

Mullins describes sex acts explicitly in two scenes.

Many uses of the F-word at least 120 and its derivatives, multiple uses of 'shit', as well as other language that may offend.

One use of c*nt which was used by a woman in the background, and she said 'kiss my c*nt you twat'.

90% of the profanity comes from McCarthy.


The film is about tracking down a drug lord.

One extended scene takes place at a bar and the two officers smoke cigarettes and get wasted drunk to the point of vomiting and blacking out.

The main suspect is a drug kingpin with several references to cocaine, meth, and marijuana

In one extended scene, a character is seen smoking a joint and later has a pound of weed shown at his apartment.


Some scenes are fairly intense and about three characters are killed, but a vast majority of the film is comical in nature and not frightening.

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Rated R for pervasive language, strong crude content and some violence

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