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MPAA Rated R for language throughout and brief nude images

Sex & Nudity

  • A woman is in bed with a man. Some kissing and caressing but no nudity.
  • A drawing and later a tattoo of a nude woman is shown and commented upon. Breasts and pubic hair are fully visible.
  • A man and a woman interpret song lyrics and mention "anal".
  • 2 characters briefly make out in a bed, one is shirtless and the other is wearing light clothing. The scene is brief and shows little to no nudity.

Violence & Gore

  • A few mentions of a character's self harm tendencies, with a few scars vaguely seen, though there is no focus on them. Suicide is mentioned.
  • The protagonist has some emotional breakdowns and wrecks things around him.


  • 55 uses of "fuck"

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A character mentions he used to do heroine. A character smokes frequently.

Frightening & Intense Scenes


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

Violence & Gore

  • Surgery is shown on a tv screen, not very graphic.

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