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MPAA Rated PG-13 for violence, language and mature thematic material involving child abuse

Sex & Nudity

  • Antwone's friends tease him for being a virgin at the age of 25.
  • No sex or nudity throughout the film.
  • No graphical nudity or sex scene shown in this movie.
  • A mention of a boy being raped.

Violence & Gore

  • Antwone and other children are beaten with a wet towel by their foster mother.
  • Antwon suddenly hits a man in the face and begins choking him, but is pulled off. Minor blood.
  • A man is shot and falls down a stairwell, said to have died. No gore.
  • A woman smacks a young boy in the face.
  • Antwone gets into many fights.


  • 'Sh*t' is said four times.
  • '*ss' is said six times.
  • 'D*mn' is said four times.
  • 'H*ll' is said twice.
  • 'Son of a b*tch' is said once.
  • The Lord's name is taken in vain, including 'Jesus,' 'My God,' and 'Oh my God' said once as exclamations.
  • 'Honkey' is said once
  • 'F*ck' is said three times.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A man mentions that he does not do drugs and never smoked.
  • Several people drink in a dance club.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Antwone's beatings under his overbearing foster mother are disturbing.
  • The child abuse can be difficult to watch.
  • Some strong emotional outbursts.
  • A few sudden acts of violence.


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

Sex & Nudity

  • A man and woman kiss, and it is implied they had sex when the two wake up in the same room. The man later tells another man he is no longer a virgin.
  • Off-screen abuse inflicted upon little boy Antwone by a female pedophile, the daughter of Antwone's foster mother.

Violence & Gore

  • A man attempts to rob a store and holds the clerk at gun point. The clerk shots the man and kills him, with blood spraying behind him.

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