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MPAA Rated R for some language

Sex & Nudity

  • There is no sex nor nudity.
  • Laura is seen in bed and it is implied that she is naked. No nudity is shown. Paterson kisses her a couple of times.
  • Laura is seen naked in bed once again. Her blanket is covering most of her body (Her backside is visible from the side, no nudity is shown). Paterson kisses her body sensually and then covers her up.
  • Two men have a conversation about women and about how they both, " Knew what the women wanted."

Violence & Gore


  • There is infrequent strong profanity but this could be PG13 easily
  • 1 racial slur, 2 uses of D*mn, 2 uses of Ass, 2 uses of Hell, 2 uses of F*ck, 2 uses of Motherf*cker, and 3 uses of Sh*t.
  • Strong language is infrequent in this film.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • There is no drugs nor smoking. Alcohol is incidental and not significant.
  • Paterson is seen at a bar a number of times throughout the film.
  • Social drinking is present in a number of scenes.

Frightening & Intense Scenes


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Violence & Gore

  • A man threatens a woman in a bar with a gun, then turns it on himself. He is taken down to the ground. The gun turns out to be fake.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Everett enters a bar and pulls out a gun. He points the gun at the people in the bar and then at his own head. After Paterson disarms him, it is revealed that the gun is a toy, and that it shoots foam pellets. In a way, this scene is somewhat comedic.

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