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MPAA Rated R for language including some sexual references

Sex & Nudity

  • A man in prison is being inspected naked. His butt is seen briefly. Also, the officer inspecting him talks about parts of his body to tell him what to do but not by their anatomical names.
  • The main character does his work naked in a bathtub, but there is a desk over the part of the tub where his private parts are so they can't be seen.

Violence & Gore

  • I'm two spectate scenes men that are angry make threats, but do not act on it.
  • When a minion of the Hollywood Blacklist comes to threaten the head of a minor movie company, the company head takes a baseball bat and threatens the minion for making such threats and makes him flee in terror.


  • 'Sh*t' is said at least six times.
  • 'H*ll' is said.
  • 'D*mn' is said.
  • 'B*stard' is said at least three times.
  • The Lord's name is taken in vain several times, including 'Jesus' said several times, 'Christ' said at least three times, and 'God' said at least once.
  • 'F*ck' is said at least 20 times.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Man shown being addicted to prescription pills also dinks and smoked heavily
  • Many people smoke cigarettes and drink alcohol at a fancy party.
  • The main character smokes many times throughout.
  • Many people smoke in public places.
  • A scene takes place at a fancy bar where people are smoking and drinking.
  • Casual cigarettes.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The main character is sent to jail, where he experiences many intimidating situations.
  • A few domestic arguments.
  • As two men speak to each other in public, one gets angry and seems ready to hit the other man, but does not.

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