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MPAA Rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing images, thematic material and some language

Sex & Nudity

  • Three persistent men want to buy a child for nefarious purposes. Also there is implied sex between the main character & a woman he knows along the way.

Violence & Gore

  • There are two shoot outs. A couple of people die in the shoot outs, but their death are not graphic.
  • A character slightly bleeds from his head in a scene.
  • A man is found hanging from a tree.
  • Scene with dozens of dead Bison in varying stages of skinning.


  • 4 uses of GD, 3 uses of "shit."
  • One use of the word "fucker."
  • 9 uses of damn 4 paired with god 3 uses of shit and hell 1 use of ass, fucker and scum

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A character is shown smoking.
  • A character is shown drinking from an alcoholic bottle

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A woman ( the aunt) talks about when they came upon the murder of johannas parents and siblings that they baby had its brains smashed out of its skull


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Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Two horses are injured in an accident when the wagon goes downhill too fast and overturns. The main character then shoots one of the horses to put it out of its misery.
  • An evil, perverted man offers to buy Johanna, for obviously nefarious purposes. He follows Kidd and Johanna out of town and a shootout commences.

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