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MPAA Rated R for language including some sexual references

Sex & Nudity

  • One character mentions multiple times that he would love "to fuck" another character
  • A man says that he wants to be with a woman.

Violence & Gore

  • A man is beat up in an alleyway, but the lighting of the scene is very dark so you can't see much. Little to no blood.
  • Someone is hit against the back of a car by a police officer and arrested.
  • A man has a seizure and falls on the ground with vomit coming from his mouth.
  • A man's car hits a cat; blood is shown on the car's bumper and the cat is seen limping off the road into the woods.


  • 58 uses of "fuck". 31 uses of "shit". 12 uses of "ass". Two mild obscenities. One derogatory term for homosexuals.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A man has a seizure with a cord around his arm, implying an injected drug overdose (see also Violence & Gore).
  • A man gets drunk at a bar and heckles a woman who is performing.
  • Some casual drinking and smoking.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • One character is lying on the ground from an overdose, a little disturbing at first
  • Although the film is not frightening at all, it is extremely sad.
  • The scene in which the main character is punched and kicked by another character isn't graphic, but somewhat disturbing. Most of the film also has a rather sad tone.


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

Violence & Gore

  • A character says that a friend committed suicide by jumping off a bridge.

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