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MPAA Rated R for sexual content, language and brief violence.

Sex & Nudity

  • Some female and male nudity, buttocks.
  • Four scenes of people having sex not in a bed. One of them shows a woman on a man and another shows a man in his underwear asking the woman to suck him.

Violence & Gore

  • Intense attack on a member of staff in the cinema which also shows the aftermath of it.


  • There are 42 uses of fuck / fucking and five of shit, a few uses of "aw", "bech," "botard," "he", "dak," "poss" and the "bloody"
  • A group of skinheads calls a black man a spade

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Some drinking and smoking. One character talks about how smoking should be banned in movie theaters but is later seen offering another character a cigarette and smoking in the projection booth.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Physical violence and mental illness portrayed.
  • Three white men are seen harassing and shoving a black man, taunting him with racial insults and chimpanzee noises. Before it escalates any further, the men see 2 policemen and disperse.


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Violence & Gore

  • A mob of skinheads breaks into a movie theatre and severely beats a black man

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A man is seen lying weakly in a hospital bed and says he has cracked ribs

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