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Sex & Nudity

  • Gandhi is seen walking in shorts and a sash throughout the film, however he isn't nude except from the waist up. There is no sex or any references to it in this movie.
  • A woman is briefly seen breast-feeding a child. Part of her nipple is seen.

Violence & Gore

  • A man is shot three times in the chest. Bloody bullet holes can be seen on the mans clothes.
  • A policeman uses a club to beat a man, drawing a fair amount of blood on his face. The man is also hit in the stomach and arm.
  • A British platoon open fire on a peaceful demonstration crowd. Many, many people are killed (among them children). Very intense, however not particularly graphic.
  • Many rioting scenes where several people are killed.
  • A man is decapitated off-screen.
  • Other mild violence throughout.


  • Some racial words are used such as "Black Ass", "Coolie" etc. In a scene the main character used words like whores and bastards.
  • Some mild language, such as bastard.
  • Some racial slurs are also used which reflect the time the events were set. Such as "coon".

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A man is briefly seen smoking a cigar.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Gandhi goes on a hunger strike and nearly starves to death.

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