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MPAA Rated R for violence, sexual content/nudity, and language throughout.

Sex & Nudity

  • Dream sex sequence showing nude male crawling like an animal on top of a nude woman and kissing her ear and lips. Nudity includes female bare buttocks and male bare chest.
  • A boy is masturbating under the sheets, and you can see movement, however, this scene may be easily missed.
  • A man hits on a younger (underage) girl, where he propositions himself using sexually explicit dialogue.
  • Rear male nudity, however this is only for a few seconds and can be easy to miss as the scene is poorly lit.

Violence & Gore

  • A girl is shot in a store, and a pool of blood can later be be seen.
  • There is one scene where a man can be seen lying dead on the floor in the distance, with blood all along the pavement.
  • This movie deals with the Rodney King riots, and the trial of the police officers are being played out on the TV in many scenes. Details pertaining to the case are described and discussed in this time.
  • A group of people raid a police station with weapons.
  • A man discusses murdering the person who was responsible for the death of a girl.
  • Violence erupts between different groups of people, including police officers, at times, who can be seen arguing, and yelling at each other.
  • An Asian man is chased down in his car, and almost beaten to death by several guys.
  • A male stabs another male with a glass shard. There is later, lots of blood everywhere, as the male is seen heavily bleeding from the wound.


  • Several uses of F-ck, and its derivatives.
  • At least 1 use of N-gga.
  • Milder profanities such as Sh-t, and G-ddamn are sometimes used.
  • 2 uses of wh-re.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Daniel Craig's character drinks and smokes. Nothing to excess.
  • Two male characters offer a young (underage) girl whiskey. She drinks it to excess, and is later seen drunk. The next morning she does not recall what happened the night before.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Some may find the overall movie distressing as it deals with racism, and police brutality.


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

Sex & Nudity

  • A boy catches his girlfriend cheating on him. In the lead up to this, the character sees clothes on the floor, and moaning can be heard coming from the room. Once he opens the door, his girlfriend, and friend are seen having sex. There is nudity, but only from the side. This scene lasts about 2 or so minutes. Nudity includes bare breasts and bare-chested male.

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