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(1986)

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Sex & Nudity

Violence & Gore

  • A man is taunted by the villain with a knife in a car - more so intense but there is violent intention.
  • The man pushes the villain out of a moving car; only mild scratches and bleeding.
  • A family is murdered offscreen - it is implied that the children are also victims as well.
  • A man blows up a gas station
  • A bloodied finger is found by the main character whilst eating.
  • Several police officers are murdered off screen but the aftermath of their bodies is quite graphic. One of them has had their throat blown off (presumed by a shotgun), another was shot in the stomach. Another had their head partially blown off.
  • A police dog is shown to be eating or at least licking one some of the blood off a police officer.
  • Two police officers are graphically shot - one in the head (blood spurts out); the other is shot in the neck and blood spurts. Both are quick shots.
  • A woman is torn in half offscreen - it is more so intense and distressing rather than gory.

Profanity

  • Several uses of strong language, including "fuck". The F-word is used 4 times.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • All three main characters are shown smoking at least once.
  • There is no instances of alcohol or drugs.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The main villain - John Ryder - is extremely intense and psychopathic. As a result; the entire film is intense since he stalks the main character and kills people that get in his way.
  • This film remains intense but the intensity of the violence is somewhat not as impactful as it was when it was released.

Spoilers

The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Sex & Nudity

  • Though there is no sex or nudity John Ryder is extremely sadistic in a scene John Ryder is in the car and he says four words to the main character while he taunts him with a and threatens to kill him

Violence & Gore

  • The villain is flown through a car window when a car brakes hard; he then threatens the main character with a shotgun. The main character restarts the car and hits him and he is sent into the air. The main character checks to see if he is dead but when he turns his back; the villain gets up. The main character suddenly fires the shotgun and the villain is graphically shot twice - blood sprays and splurts.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • At the beginning where the people at the road are working there's a scene where the villian is threatening the main character with a knife and whispers to him 4 words a threatens to kill him if he dose not say the 4 words
  • In the scene where the road work is ahead when the person says he can go the villian threatens the main character with a knife and tells him to say four word I'd he dose not he will die but he kicks the guy out of the car where he later stalks the main protagonist

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