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|MPAA||Rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic material including violence, a suggestive moment, and brief strong language|
Sex & Nudity
- An audio recording of a man and woman having sex is played from a telephone in one scene.
Violence & Gore
- An explosion at a church is seen killing 5 young girls. Their bodies are seen laying in the rubble.
- On the first March to Selma, 3 women 3 men are brutally beaten with clubs on-screen. A man is whipped by a cop. After the March various injuries are seen. There is a fair amount of blood on multiple people.
- Violence is rough and very brutal for a PG-13 movie.
- Violent scenes of people being brutally mistreated, stomped, kicked, whipped, beaten with police batons, exposed to tear gas, and even murdered. Faces brutally swelled up, crying in pain, bleeding, etc..
- Two uses of "fuck"
- "Nigger" and other racial slurs are used repeatedly.
- Contains infrequent use of "Bitch", "Damn", "Hell", "Bastard", "Ass", "Shit", "Bullshit" and "Goddamn". "Asshole" is heard at least once.
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- One instance of a character smoking a cigarette.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
- Multiple scenes that would be too frightening and intense for younger viewers not ready or mature enough to understand what was happening.
Violence & Gore
- A peaceful protest is broken up by police and they start beating the protesters. Jimmie and his family escape into a diner. The 3 are beaten and Jimmie is shot and killed.
- Two clergy men are beaten for protesting in Selma. The scene is dark and both men are beaten with pipes and crowbars. One of the men is beaten to death.