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(1998)

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Certification

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MPAA Rated R for language and some disturbing images
Certification

Sex & Nudity

  • 3.5/10
  • At 18:20-18:59, Max hears his neighbor moaning sexually. It is very faint, but can be made out.
  • At 42:12, we see Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man which is naked. We see his penis and testicles, but this is nonsexual.
  • At 48:00, we can sexual moaning. This is extremely faint ( You would have to be looking for it).
  • At 49:14, we hear Devi say to someone if he/she wants to "suck mommy's nipple". She then says, "These t*ittes are so hard."

Violence & Gore

  • 6.5/10
  • At 1:47, we see Max rub his nose and blood is seen on his hand.
  • At 9:53, we see blood on Max's nose.
  • At 24:49, Max sees a man with blood dripping down his hand.
  • At 37:10, Max is seen with blood on his nose.

Profanity

  • 4/10
  • 7 uses of f*ck, 3 uses of sh*t, 3 uses of b*astard, 3 uses of g*odd*mn, 1 use of d*mn, and 1 use of hell.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • 2/10
  • Max is seen taking prescription pills throughout the movie.
  • At 19:40, Max lists off all the drugs he's tried while attempting to alleviate his headaches, this includes: Beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, adrenaline injectors, high dose ibuprofen, steroids, Trigger Matastics, marijuana, Percodan, Midodrine, Tenormin, Sansert, and a few others.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • 7/10
  • At 8:45, Max hallucinates strange sounds. His door begins to shake and it flings open showing us bright white light. This can be a little scary.
  • At 33:40, Max hears loud and piercing sounds at the subway.
  • At 1:15:36, Max hears a piercing noise and he falls down screaming.
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Violence & Gore

  • At 34:19, we see the same man with the bleeding hand. This time we see a pool of blood and a trail of blood leading to a brain which Max pokes with a pen. He pokes it three times and on the last, a train appears to be heading towards him.
  • At 1:06:47, we see a bloody brain in Max's sink. He then smashes it (This is not seen).
  • At 1:19:03, Max drills into his own skull, we see blood splatter everywhere.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • At 36:35, when Max pokes the brain , we hear a loud noise. On the third poke, a train is seen heading towards him. This is a jump scare.
  • At 1:19:03, Max drills into his skull. This is quite disturbing.

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