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MPAA Rated R for language throughout and some drug use

Sex & Nudity

  • It is implied Ben turns tricks (uses sex) to obtain drugs from his 5th grade history teacher

Violence & Gore

  • A man punches someone in the face.
  • A drug addict attempts to bash in someone's window. This scene is very sudden


  • About 59 uses of "fuck", along with a few uses of "shit" and "god damnit"

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • The whole movie revolves around drug addiction and how it damages you, and everyone around you including your family.
  • A man tastes heroin.
  • A mom travels to a street corner where junkies hang out and do drugs, people can be seen sticking needles in their arms
  • At an AA meeting an addict says that his mother found him on the floor with a needle in his arm, and he had his dog wake him up.
  • A woman at an AA meeting asks her old friend who used to be her dealer if he wants to get high with her.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • This is an extremely depressing movie. The whole purpose of the movie is to get people off of the idea of doing drugs.


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Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A recovering drug addict says that he got a girl hooked on doing drugs and she ended up dying.
  • The final scene shows a man with a needle in his arm and he is passed out. His mother injects Naloxone (Narcan) through his nose so he can regain consciousness, he later starts to breathe

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