Gone with the Wind (1939)
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- Sex & Nudity (9)
- Violence & Gore (13)
- Profanity (2)
- Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking (4)
- Frightening & Intense Scenes (8)
Sex & Nudity
- A brothel madam is a main character. It is implied that Rhett is a customer of the brothel, and a good "friend," i.e. customer of madam and/or prostitutes.
- A woman strips naked and she quickly covers herself up; we see a glimpse of what is actually a covered side of one breast.
- References to adultery.
- Two cousins marry. Though considered taboo now, it wasn't during the Civil War.
- A woman is in love with a married man, and offers to have his children, though he refuses.
- People sometimes kiss passionately, including scenes where a woman kisses a married man.
- There is a scene in which a woman says that she is willing to "sell herself" for money if needed.
- A man threatens to rape a woman, but it's nothing direct. Husband picks up his wife and carries her upstairs, implying marital rape, although she is seen waking up in bed the next morning in a happy mood.
- Some other mild sexual references.
Violence & Gore
- A woman says, that a man shot a horse and that she thought, that he wants to shoot himself.
- Some war violence and mild blood.
- War is a constant theme of the movie.
- Lots of scenes of the wounded, where hundreds of men lie dying, some with amputated limbs, and all with some blood (though not that graphic). One scene where a soldier has his leg amputated (off screen, but shadows show the amputation occurring), we hear him screaming and yelling in pain, and a woman watching in disgust.
- Cannons bombard a city, reducing it to rubble and ruins.
- A soldier threatens to rape a woman, and she shoots him point blank in the face. There is quite a lot of blood splatter.
- A city gets a report of fatalities at the most recent battle.
- Characters are slapped or punched.
- A woman is in pain when she is in labor.
- Buildings are set on fire.
- A man falls from a horse, breaking his neck and dying.
- A child falls from a horse and breaks her neck.
- A horse in obvious distress is beaten with a whip.
- Hell is used to refer to the place several times, and Clark Gable also says at one point "damn Yankees".
- One use of "damn" in the classic line "Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn." (It was shocking at the time it was originally released.)
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- A man is drunk multiple times.
- A man gets drunk and acts and talks relatively aggressive.
- A young woman drinks in secret.
- Men smoke cigars.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
- A woman falls off stairs after she tried to hit a man.
- Discussion of war and disturbing images of wounded soldiers and lists of the dead being disturbed.
- There is a scene in which a woman comes along her dead mother's body, screaming.
- There are several scenes in which a woman tries to escape soldiers and is severely frightened.
- A man and woman escape a huge fire with a baby, a slave and an ill woman in the back of a carriage.
- A very young girl falls from a horse and breaks her neck.
- A woman dies in bed.
- A woman shoots a man in the face, then drags his bleeding body away.