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A few crude sexual comments from people in a night club.
Obscene Language: Around 60 uses of the f-word, with the dialogue peppered with other obscenities, as well.
Profanity: Three or four misuses of Jesus name, but when one of the brothers says Gods name in frustration, the scene occurring in a Catholic church, he looks up and apologizes, signifying they have been taught to show reverence toward God.
Violence: Extremely violent, with several people being shot at close range, blood oozing out on the floor; a car chase ends with a main character being killed by a shotgun blast; a lead is shot at close range, his car firebombed, another man has his throat slit, the body twitching, blood flowing from the wound; there is a jolting car wreck, other violent activity, along with an air of violence throughout. Blood: Lots of blood from wounded and dead bodies.
Sex: A graphic sex scene occurs early on, with Eva Mendes masturbating, and her lover participating. The scene is meant to show an intimacy between the two, but the act is graphically depicted.
Nudity: We see topless dancers in a club.
Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: There are a couple of intimate sexual discussions between Joaquin Phoenix and Eva Mendes.
Drugs: Drug use in the nightclub, the Phoenix and Mendes characters freely participating; there is no physical consequence shown for the drug activity; these two characters smoke pot before entering a police function, showing disregard for the law; the activity is portrayed to show the lead characters attitude; this changes as he begins to see the evil of the drug dealers and the lifestyle.
Other: Lots of inner turmoil.
Running Time: 117 minutes
Intended Audience: Adults
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