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MPAA Rated R for violence and language throughout

Sex & Nudity

  • A man asks another man about the whereabout of a character. The man draws a sketch which depicts the buttocks of a person and an arrow pointing towards the anus, and says the man they are looking for is in there.
  • There is no sex. A hand drawing of a naked butt.
  • A man says that a man's mother can really "polish a helmet". He makes hand gestures suggesting oral sex.

Violence & Gore

  • A prisoner is beaten up, stabbed in the stomach and then kicked out of a flying plane by violent henchmen.
  • Several inmates are put in small cells where they are exposed to extreme heat and light.
  • A doctor stitches the wound of a prisoner (graphic).
  • A marine soldier in a helicopter gets shot (midly graphic).
  • A man is stabbed with an injection needle (brief).
  • A car bomb is blown up by a woman at the parking lot of a prison.
  • Huge amount of violence thoughout, mostly prison guards violently beating up prisoners, inmates fighting with each other, and lots of shooting towards the end with bloody results.
  • A prisoner says he needs the glasses of another prisoner, his partner says no problem. A scene later we see the mentioned prisoner without his glasses and with a huge bruise next to his eye, implying he was beaten ruthlessly.
  • A prison guard asks an inmate if he wants a beating.
  • A man is going to prison and the tracking device is removed with a knife in a black van.
  • There is brief sight of a lot of spraying blood when characters are shot.
  • Two men stage a fight scene to get the attention of some guards.
  • In one scene, a character is the victim of water boarding during an interrogation, with a hose turned on and forced into his mouth.
  • Shows two guards beating up an inmate pretty badly (aerial view).
  • A man breaks another man's fingers.
  • A man starts a fight in the middle of the cafeteria.
  • Men are shown being tasered.
  • A man is beaten periodically throughout the movie by the prison guards.
  • A riot breaks out and all the prisoners are fighting each other.
  • The guards get into a gun fight with a group of prisoners.
  • A man gets shot in the stomach. He's bleeding a good bit.
  • A man gets shot repeatedly by prison guards.
  • Two men get into an intense fight. They end up beating on each other with metal pipes.
  • A man is thrown down a long flight of stairs, you can hear the bones in his body breaking as he falls (a little graphic), after it you can hear his neck breaking and you later see his body in a pool of blood downstairs.
  • A man guns down scores of prison guards via a mounted machine gun.
  • A man shoots leaking fuel barrels which explode and kills another man, his burning body landing on the deck.


  • 1 use of cunt as a prisoner says cunt eater
  • Approximately 47 uses of 'f**k', 10 uses of 'shit', 9 uses of 'ass' (3 used as 'asshole'), 3 uses of 'bitch', 2 uses of 'damn', 2 uses of "my God", 1 use of 'whore', and 1 use of 'crap'.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A man gets injected with something that knocks him out.
  • The doctor is seen pouring some kind of alcohol in a cup.
  • Some smoking.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The climax and fighting scenes between inmates may be intense.


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

Violence & Gore

  • It is implied that the family of the main protagonist was massacred by a prisoner who avenged the protagonist this way. This is mentioned only.

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