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MPAA Rated PG-13 for violence including disturbing images, sexual content, language, drug references, and nudity

Sex & Nudity

  • Man is seen exercising naked. Genitals are not seen, but a quick sideview of his buttocks are shown.
  • Woman is tied up in BDSM fashion. Woman is wearing lingerie and cleavage is shown
  • A woman wears a bikini whilst fighting in a cage match. People laugh and make comments. We do not hear what the people are saying though, so nothing graphic is heard.
  • Man and woman have sex. No nudity is shown but woman is seen grinding under the covers while sitting on top of man. Man is laying down on the bed. Moaning and sexual conversation is clearly heard.

Violence & Gore

  • During a cage fight a man's arm is broken after a serious battle.
  • A man injects a paralyzing drug in a woman's neck.
  • A man catches on fire from a stove.
  • Bloody injuries and surroundings are depicted along with numerous dead bodies.
  • A man sets off several explosions in and outside of office buildings.
  • A speeding vehicle rams a character's car.
  • Men are shot after taunting a character.
  • A character cuts off the fingers of a woman and puts them in a bowl.
  • Other depictions of tortured women are seen.
  • A man cauterizes bloody wounds and exposes himself to other pain-inducing activities.
  • Characters are hit with a golf club, kicked in the groin, stabbed, hit with a club and taken captive by an angry mob.
  • Characters are frequently shot, beaten, punched and threatened.


  • One use of "fuck" along with "shit" and "Goddamn", other minor profanities are used.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A man injects a paralyzing drug into his victims. A woman appears to be high on drugs. References to illegal drugs like Cocaine.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The serial killer is creepy. He uses special forces training to kill people. Whenever we see him kill someone, the camera is positioned in a way that prevents us from seeing this violence.


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

Sex & Nudity

  • When he wins a fight he goes home with the woman and she wearing see through lingerie

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The movie makes you dislike Picasso so much that when he dies you feel happy.

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