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MPAA Rated R for language and some bloody violence

Sex & Nudity

  • A woman, who sells out young boys for sex, asks a man if he wants to sleep with a boy. She talks in somewhat disturbing/vulgar terms, calling his skin smooth, etc. We later see the teen boy she is talking about. He appears scarred and traumatized.
  • A man talks in mildly graphic detail about how his wife had an affair.

Violence & Gore

  • A man is shown clutching a bloody bullet wound.
  • A truck looses control and crashes violently, mildly injuring the occupants.
  • A soldier with a meaty bullet wound in his neck is shown lying in a pool of blood, barely alive. He presumably dies.
  • A man's body is shown.
  • A man is shown with a bullet wound to his stomach.
  • A man grabs another man by the neck, throwing him into a car, before he is knocked out by another man.
  • A man shoots another man in the head. Thick blood splashes on the wall behind him. This scene is very shocking and unexpected.
  • A dead dog is shown.
  • A man walks up to a van and is shot in the head.
  • Three men are shot dead.
  • A woman hits a man repeatedly until she is wrestled to the ground and restrained.
  • A doctor is shown operating on a man with a bullet wound.
  • A man shoots and kills a little girl offscreen. Her body is shown soon afterwards.
  • A man chokes another man for around 10 seconds before throwing him onto a bed.
  • A soldier is shot in the back of the neck and killed.
  • A man talks about how he killed his wife and her lover.
  • A man kills two men offscreen. Their bodies are later shown.
  • A man is hit with the butt of a pistol.
  • A man is shot repeatedly and killed.
  • Two men are executed with shots to the head.
  • A man is shot in the throat and killed.
  • A man shoots another man in the chest, killing him.
  • A man burns four bodies.


  • Strong language including the f-word( somewhere around 30 times max), s-word and c-word.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • An opium den with people passed out is shown.
  • Mild drinking.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The whole film is very intense and dark.
  • Many of the violent and shooting scenes occur suddenly and are very impactful, as there is no build-up music in any of them.


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Violence & Gore

  • The secondary character who is mentally challenged is shot in the throat and chokes to death on his own blood. This scene is incredibly disturbing and sad.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Almost everybody dies at the end; an incredibly sad ending.
  • Throughout the movie, a mentally challenged young man in his 20s is thrown into a world of brutal violence and majorly changes. His evolution is incredibly saddening, and at the end he is shot in the throat and chokes to death on his own blood after clearly shown being very confused. Extremely sad and upsetting.

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