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MPAA Rated R for terror, violence, disturbing content, and language including sexual references

Sex & Nudity

  • At the beginning of the movie during a robbery it is implied that Money is urinating, the scene is not shown but we can see the movement and the splashes that go on the floor.
  • This movie does not contain sexual content or nudity, but semen is shown couple of times, this might disgust some of the viewers
  • A man cuts a hole in woman's pants, nudity is not shown
  • A woman asks another woman if she got money by using her lips.

Violence & Gore

  • A man is shot in the ear
  • A man is shot in the chest and killed
  • A man is beaten bloody with a crowbar. Then he falls and accidentally shoots himself in the side
  • A man has a bottle smashed on his face.
  • A man is stabbed with hedge clippers
  • A man has a turkey baster full of semen violently shoved into his mouth
  • A dog is punched in the face
  • A man is stomped on, kicked, and punched repeatedly
  • A man is strangled.
  • A man accidentally shoots a girl in the face
  • A dog attacks a man, causing him to fall out of the window and into a glass roof.
  • A man strangles and punches another man until he knocks him unconscious.
  • A man is restrained in an arm lock before being shot in the face. We see blood squirt out and it's all shown in slow motion.
  • A man's head is hit against a wall. Very brief.
  • A man is punched repeatedly in the face until his nose bleeds.
  • A man stomps on a woman's leg and chokes her until she passes out.


  • 25 uses of "fuck". Frequent uses of "shit" and other mild profanity.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • People are seen smoking and drinking.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The deaths may be intense for some viewers.
  • There are many lengthy, suspenseful scenes in the film where the characters are in the dark and are pursued nonstop by a homicidal, disturbed man.
  • A dog suddenly appears and viciously barks at people. This may be frightening for some viewers.


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

Sex & Nudity

  • A man tries to violate a woman with a turkey baster filled with his semen but is stopped.
  • A man binds a woman, cuts a hole in her pants, and attempts to forcibly impregnate her with a turkey baster of his own semen (he is stopped).

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