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(2013)

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Certification

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MPAA Rated R for disturbing violent content including torture, and language throughout
Certification

Sex & Nudity

  • The word porn is said once but is never spoken of or mentioned again.
  • A sexual reference in the beginning.

Violence & Gore

  • The film can be very emotionally intense throughout.
  • A mentally disabled man is repeatedly tortured. He's repeatedly punched, threatened over a long period of time and tortured with extremely hot water. His face is extremely bloody and swollen.
  • A deer is shot onscreen, but no blood present as it is seen from afar. It is later seen through a foggy window.
  • A woman unties a beaten/bloody man who then smashes a window trying to escape. Another man is cut trying to subdue him. The tortured man holds a piece of broken glass in his hand, cutting it.
  • A decaying body is seen. Gore is not shown.
  • A detective slams a suspects face into a table in anger. Very graphic.
  • A man finds suitcases filled with children's clothes covered in blood. It is implied that all of these children were murdered but this is never confirmed.
  • A mentally disabled man yanks a small dog up into the air by its lead for a few seconds. The dog struggles and appears to yelp in pain and is then released.

Profanity

  • Most of the language is fitting due to the context of scenarios in the movie.
  • There are 36 uses of the F-word
  • A few religious exclamations and about 30 uses of milder language such as; sh*t, a*s, bi*ch, he*l, etc.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Smoking: None
  • A man states that this is his first drink in 9 and a half years- after that the man drink alcohol certain times throughout the film
  • People drink occasionally, sometimes recreationally and other times to excess.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • This movie is extremely dark and brutal as it deals with child abduction and possibly murder.
  • The final act is very intense and distressing.
  • Many scenes throughout can be emotionally intense and unsettling to watch.

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Violence & Gore

  • A man shoots himself in the head. Blood splatters onto the wall behind him and he slumps to the floor. The scene is not as graphic as it sounds, but is quite emotional.
  • A man and woman shoot at each other. It's unclear where she's shot, but blood flies onto the wall behind her and she slumps to the floor. The man is shot in the forehead, but only a bloody gash and a damaged eye is seen.
  • A man is shot in the leg and thrown into a hole in the ground.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Two children are drugged and held hostage.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A mentally ill man is repeatedly tortured throughout the majority of the film.

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