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MPAA Rated R for some disturbing violence, language, drug use and sexual content

Sex & Nudity

  • A teen girl stands in her room in only a shirt.
  • No male nudity shown
  • Two teenagers have sex offscreen, briefly some implied sex sounds are heard.
  • Strip club scene. A topless woman in background is wearing a g-string and her buttocks are seen.
  • Child Molestation is an aspect of the movie.

Violence & Gore

  • A woman is stabbed and shot. A young girl is strangled. A young girl is shot. Three teenagers slaughter a cow. Blood is sprayed on their faces. There's a few instances where blood can be clearly seen, but it is not as gory as the book.


  • Numerous uses of 'Fuck'.
  • "Cunt" is used once

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Viewers with PSE should be aware that at 11m 30s, there is a rapid sequence of strobe-lighting in a club hat may cause issues and therefore need to be avoided


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

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Drug use by teens, including *spoiler alert* a pregnant woman.

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