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MPAA Rated R for sexual content, language, some graphic nudity and drug use

Sex & Nudity

  • Frontal and rear male nudity.
  • A short love scene between two men, and a stronger one which includes male on male oral sex.
  • Two men kiss passionately
  • Crude sexual humour throughout, conversations of sex acts said in a very crude way
  • Brief nudity, male pubic hair seen once in shower but very brief and not that visible
  • Male buttocks nudity
  • References to homosexual and heterosexual relationships frequently
  • Two men have frontal and rear nudity in a swimming pool scene (it is dimly lit so it is nearly impossible to see anything). The scene lasts in small increments.
  • A woman verbally describes that her and another character were making out on a pool table and that she wanted to stop but he kept on forcing her.

Violence & Gore

  • A man punches another man, his nose bleeds


  • 2 uses of C--t
  • 6 uses of "Fag"
  • 4 uses of F--k
  • 3 uses of "Prick"
  • 2 uses of N---a (both said by white person)
  • 4 uses of Damn
  • 1 use of Bulls--t
  • 1 use of P---y
  • 1 use of "ass"
  • comedic use of fagg*t by gay characters, but also homophobic usage from another man

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Socially drinking throughout
  • Medical drugs are consumed
  • Half of the movie is spent with a man who's under alcohol influence making such uncomfortable situation during a birthday party

Frightening & Intense Scenes

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