My Heart Can't Beat Unless You Tell It To (2020) Poster

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Sex & Nudity

  • A man tells another man that "he won't suck his cock".
  • A couple of scenes implying sex, including one scene where moaning is heard.
  • A couple of scenes showing male chested nudity.
  • A man in his underpants pays a sex worker for her time; it is unclear whether they have sex or just talk, although he fastens the zip on her dress once.

Violence & Gore

  • A man gets knocked out with the baseball bat, is dragged to the kitchen, then had his throat slit (seen from behind). Blood is seen dripping on a plate, who was then being fed to a young man.
  • A man tries to strangle another man, who then stabs him in the leg with a screwdriver. A man then takes the screwdriver out of his leg.
  • A woman kills a prostitute. (Only implied) We can see her dead body afterwards.
  • A woman drags a man inside the house, implying to have killed him.


  • The word 'cock' is used, but profanity is not a strong feature of the film.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Drug is mentioned in one occassion.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The movie is dark, disturbing and somewhat depressing.
  • The murders are disturbing.


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Violence & Gore

  • A teenaged boy stabs a woman in the abdomen with a knife. She starts bleeding heavily, with blood staining her hands, then later on the walls and in the bathtub. She dies moments later.
  • A young man opens the front door to throw a paper airplane outside the house, only to be quickly covered with the blanket. His arm is burned afterwards.
  • A young man tells his older brother to open the window, exposing him to the sunlight. We don't see the impact, however.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The ending is really sad.

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