Harlem Nights (1989)
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Sex & Nudity
- Three scenes of couples in bed, talking and smooching.
- All women in the movie are prostitutes and there are referred to as such several times.
- A woman seduces and sleeps with a man in order to shoot him.
- A woman seduces and sleeps with a man several times in order to trick him later.
- A woman's sexual ability and her p*ssy are talked about graphically.
- Rated R for pervasive strong language including sexual references, and for some violence
- Several sexual references and terms.
Violence & Gore
- A man and woman have a funny but mildly brutal fistfight in an alley.
- A brief car chase occurs in which one person accidentally shoots and kills another occupant of the same car.
- At the beginning, a man is shot in the head (not much blood shown).
- A woman is shot in the foot offscreen.
- A man is punched in the face, nose broken.
- A man is shown with his throat cut (very graphic)
- A shootout occurs and three people are killed. No blood or gore.
- Guns are fired. People run screaming out of a club. An explosion.
- Sh*t is said many times.
- D*mn and godd*mn are said many times.
- *ss is said and *sshole are said many times.
- 133 uses of 'f**k'.
- Several sexual references.
- Racial slurs including nigger and jig.
- H*ll is said many times.
- B*stard is said several times.
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- A woman is called Ms. Heroin and said to be trafficking a large bag of heroin.
- Several scenes take place in clubs where many people are drinking.
- One character smokes cigars in several scenes.
- A lot of alcohol use and smoking, no drug use
Frightening & Intense Scenes
- Some viewers may find a child fatally shooting a man to be intense. It is mean to be humorous.
- The explosion killing several people may be intense for some viewers.
- A man shoots and kills a woman who tries to kill him, which may be intense for some.
- Some characters are in peril for their lives for a large portion of the movie, but they are not overly concerned and the film is meant to be humorous.