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MPAA Rated PG-13 for some intense action/violence, and language.

Sex & Nudity

  • No sex or nudity, but there are suggestive scenes parents might want to be aware of.
  • There is one kiss scene at the beginning of the movie.
  • A young man tries to kiss a young girl pushes him off.

Violence & Gore

  • A man is pushed in front of a vehicle and is knocked down, unresponsive. This is seen from a distance but is startling.
  • A dead body is seen hidden beneath a coach's floor. It seems bruised but the scene is not graphic.
  • Two men get into a brief fist fight inside a train car, and they repeatedly punch and kick each other. They both have bloodied noses afterwards.
  • A man is seen dead, seemingly burnt, inside a locked coach.
  • A man falls out of a train, and manages to pull himself back on, but he is hurt slightly.
  • Two men get into a lengthy and brutal fist fight in a train car that ends when one of them is pushed out of one of the windows and killed. Several shots are fired by one of the men at the beginning of the fight until it is dropped but no one is shot.
  • There's a brutal final fight scene in a crashed train car between one man and several passengers. Some people are stabbed but no one is killed.
  • A man is maced, but he recovers quickly.


  • 3 uses of 'hell', 4 uses of 'Goddamn', 3 uses of 'shit', 2 use of 'asshole', 1 use of 'bitch', 1 use of 'bastard', and 5 uses of "oh my God".
  • 1 use of "fuck you", 4 goddamns, 1 use of "Jesus Christ", 1 use of "Jesus".

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A scene takes place in a bar where people are shown drinking, including the protagonist.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • There's a sense of threat and dread throughout the whole film. The further the film goes the more mysterious and intense it gets. The last third gets violent and pretty intense as the mysteries become revealed.
  • The scene in which the corpse is discovered may be intense.
  • A man falls out of the bottom of a train, but survives and manages to pull himself back inside.
  • The three fight scenes are pretty brutal and intense.


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

Violence & Gore

  • A train crashes near the end, and one of the cars ends up ok with no one injured, but the other violently crashes, resulting in a large explosion and lots of destruction. The man inside is presumably killed.
  • Alex is shot by a sniper in the third act. While you do see him get hit no blood can be seen.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The train crash scene is very intense.

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