The Devil's Backbone (2001)
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|MPAA||Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality|
Sex & Nudity
- It is briefly discussed and shown that a man in his twenties is secretly screwing a woman in her forties.
- Many sexual dialogues spoken by kids. And a man tells a boy that men use medicine when they reach 60 and they can't get erection easily.
- A young man is briefly shown thrusting into a woman in her mid years. Some heavy breathing is heard and we see the man's lower side. This moment is later talked about.
- Some kissing.
- A young boy shows off his hand drawn idea of a nude woman (a stick figure with breasts and a horizontal vagina).
Violence & Gore
- There are several violent scenes throughout the film, but there is very little gore.
- A man gets a bloody wound sewn (brief closeup)
- Man cuts a boy with a knife (hardly seen)
- Shotgun blast hits a man in the arm. Little blood is shown.
- A boy's head hits a rock wall (we see the impact and a wound on the head with a small puddle of blood around his head) This scene isn't very graphic
- An explosion leaves many dead and many others wounded (there is blood and some images of blood seeping, but nothing graphic)
- Some children remove pieces of glass from the back of a child (blood is shown)
- A woman is stabbed (we don't see it)
- A man is hit in the face with a cane (we see blood)
- A man is stabbed with pikes several times (we see blood and the actual stabs, nothing too extreme but it's the goriest scene of the film)
- A handful of curses are used throughout the film: S*** B**** and the word F*** , including the use of Faggot and Queer. Cock is used once in a sexual context.
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- Several characters, including children, smoke cigarettes
- Alcohol is sold.
- A man drinks a shot of rum from a jar containing a preserved mutated baby fetus.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
- The ghost in the movie could be frightening.
- A dead child is seen in the water.
- The threat of an explosion is very intense.
- A woman tries to put out a fire only to be consumed by the flames.
- A boy is pursued by the ghost of a dead child, this can be quite intense.
- A bomb is dropped from a plane on to a playground.