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Crude Language: Many (50+) times Mild 5, moderate 45+
Obscene Language: Many (90+) times F-word 62, S-word 17, others
Profanity: One time Exclamatory (C. sake)
Violence: Continuous/Graphic severe (several people are shot, often at point blank range; man slaps son; man kicked in rear-end; man stabbed; woman is raped [implied]; cheating wife is hit with shovel and buried alive by husband; several shoot-outs between the gangs and between gangs and police)
Sex: Several times couples shown naked on bed in hotel rooms, woman performing oral sex on man, oral sex between older woman and young boy, implied intercourse with couple in bed together, man catches wife in bed with other man.
Nudity: Several/graphic womens breasts shown in hotel room, male and female rear ends shown, frontal nudity after man is forced to remove underwear in public, women dress in bikinis and low-cut tops.
Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: Many man talks about desire to lose his virginity, girl is referred to as only one in gang who screws, woman referred to as sluts, woman said to offer special favors in return for drugs.
Drugs: Constant Smoking marijuana, snorting cocaine, cigarette smoking and some drinking, packaging and buying/selling of drugs in many scenes.
Other: Man desires to escape slum by finding a better job, many characters determine that crime is the only way out of the slum, gang members recite Lords prayer before going on offensive to kill other gang, corrupt police sell guns to gangs, most characters have total lack of respect for authority.
Running Time: 133 minutes
Intended Audience: Adults
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