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MPAA Rated PG-13 for action/violence, some suggestive content, language, brief nudity and drug material

Sex & Nudity

  • The plot involves a character who is unaware as to whether or not he is the father of a child born from wedlock.
  • Very little sexual context in the film.
  • A handful of women wear tight clothing that reveals cleavage.
  • During the opening sequences, buildings are torn down, which reveals a man in the shower, seen briefly from behind.
  • A curvy woman tries to fit through a narrow space during a fight with a cop in a factory, at which he leans in looking at her struggling and says to her "Size D?", she seemed insulted fires back by proudly replying "Double D!"
  • While ziplining across a chasm, one man grabs another by his groin, and it is remarked that it is too small, but the only thing to hang on to.
  • Two men strip to their boxers and "spoon" for warmth. They awake to an audience and are embarrassed by the implications.

Violence & Gore

  • The film contains fighting sequences where the protagonist incapacitates his enemies by means of punching and kicking, as well as out-maneuvering and disabling them through the use of common objects that are within his reach.
  • There are, however, no details of injury or bloodshed as the actions are depicted in a fast-paced and comedic manner.
  • The scenes also do not dwell on the victims' suffering or infliction of pain.


  • "Jesus" name is used in a non-reverent manner
  • The film contains utterances of mild language such as the terms "hell", "ass", "shit", "*ssh*le" and "damn".

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • There is a scene containing a drug reference when the protagonist tests a white substance with his tongue before acknowledging that it is cocaine and spitting it out.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Frequent scenes of mild action peril including fist fights including knives and pistols
  • In the beginning of the film a man commits suicide to save his friend from a bomb that is strapped to him.


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

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • At the end of the film a girl is trapped in a sinking boat. This is probably the most intense of any part of the film, though it is not drawn out for long.

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