The Pelican Brief (1993)
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|MPAA||Rated PG-13 for momentary language and some violence|
Sex & Nudity
- Shaw is seen in a bra in one scene.
- Talks of child abuse and a police officer finding two men in bed together.
- Some talk about somebody being sexy on television. Later in the scene, a man enters pornographic movie theater, men can be heard moaning in the background as he watches on.
- Some kissing between Callahan and Shaw.
- Callahan and Shaw are in bed together, but there's no nudity.
Violence & Gore
- Violence is very infrequent but when someone is shot it is surprisingly bloody for a PG-13 movie. No gore is shown.
- A man is shot in the back of the head, no gore shown.
- Another man is shot in the temple, some blood shown briefly.
- A man is strangled with a rope by Khamel offscreen.
- A car explodes with a man inside.
- A few men get into a fight.
- A man is killed offscreen. Blood splatters onto the TV in front of him.
- A man is shot and is seen lying in a pool of blood briefly in a zoomed out shot.
- One instance of b**tard and one of f***ing, but not in a sexual way. One use of son of a b***h and a** and "Jesus" plus a few other uses of damn and hell.
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- Very mild and brief drinking.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
- The scene where a man walks into a cinema and is killed by Khamel, may be intense to some viewers.