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Sex & Nudity

  • No nudity. A young couple is seen passionately kissing in a movie theatre; the boy begins to take off his clothes but they are interrupted by a security guard before he removes more than his jacket and shirt.

Violence & Gore

  • Very slight. There is a fist fight which ends in a man's face being bloodied. A gun is fired into the air to end a fight, but no one is hurt. A window is shattered by a gunshot and a man's forehead is grazed by the bullet drawing blood, but the injury is minor.


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Characters smoke cigarettes. A man tells a woman "you sometimes drink yourself to sleep"; when we later see her bedroom there is a bottle of liquor on the bedside table and she pours herself a drink. Liquor and wine are served at dinner.

Frightening & Intense Scenes


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  • Some cursing. G*d D is indeed used. The name of the Lord Jesus is used irreverently.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A man plots to have his brother committed to a mental hospital so as to inherit his money. It is implied that he is in debt to criminals, who threaten to kill his brother if he is not hospitalized. A girl worries that her boyfriend is planning to commit suicide (he is later seen alive and with the girl

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