Mean Girls

Movie • 2004 • Comedy  

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Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
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Does the dog die?
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Abandonment
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Is a child abandoned by a parent?
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Abuse
Are there abusive parents?
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Is someone stalked?
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ZestyCactus
Regina falsely claims to Aaron that Cady is stalking him in an attempt to make him not like her, but she’s not actually stalking him.
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KnightWhoSaysNi
A girl slaps a guy after making out with him to make it seem like they weren't just making out when someone walks in on them.
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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IoriSylvor
Cady gradually becomes like Regina, and eventually even takes over her role in the 'Plastics' dynamic.
She does have a revelation of sorts, and gives up that position by the end of the movie.
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Corellon
A character dumps their partner but denies doing so when they get back together. "That's crazy! Why would I break up with you?"
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Is someone abused with a belt?
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Is a child abused?
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margay
there is no on-screen child abuse, however there is an ongoing subplot about one of the couches having sex with underage students. additionally reginas younger sister is showing on screen being sexually explicit, this is played for laughs in a way that can be considered disturbing to some viewers.
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Addiction
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ZestyCactus
A character is falsely accused of selling drugs but there is no actual drug use in the movie
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Is there addiction?
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Delphinexoxo
underage drinking at parties
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Animal
Were animals harmed in the making?
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Does a horse die?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Are animals abused?
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KnightWhoSaysNi
There's a brief reference to lions eating a dead warthog. Nothing is shown.
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Is an animal sad?
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Are rabbits harmed?
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Does a cat die?
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Does a pet die?
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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Are there alligators/crocodiles??
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Are there snakes?
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Nini1201
There's one seen on a picture at the very beginning of the movie when Lohan's character reminds her time in Africa.
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Are there sharks?
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Are there bugs?
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Assault
Does a woman get slapped?
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Is someone drugged?
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Is there pedophilia?
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RamenDestroyer
Considering the coach that has sexual relations with his high school students, I'd say yes.
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Is someone held under water?
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Is rape mentioned?
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Quasar
The coach sleeps with underage students
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Is someone beaten up by a bully?
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Is someone restrained?
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xxlivlovesmusicxx
two underage girls were molested by their teacher but no violent images are shown, just someone walking in on them together looking suggestive
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Is someone's mouth covered?
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Bodily Harm
Is there shaving/cutting?
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Anonymous
one of the teachers wears a cast over his hand for a portion of the movie
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Are there dislocations?
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Is there throat mutilation?
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Does someone struggle to breathe?
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Is there decapitation?
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Is there cannibalism?
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Is someone crushed to death?
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Is someone choked?
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Is someone burned alive?
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Is someone buried alive?
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Is there body horror?
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Is there amputation?
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Does a head get squashed?
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Is there Achilles Tendon injury?
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Is there a hanging?
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Does someone asphyxiate?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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Does someone become unconscious?
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Anonymous
(Spoiler) Regina George wears a spinal cast toward the end of the movie and we see a (not very graphic) scene of her getting that injury
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Does someone have a seizure?
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Is there genital trauma/mutilation?
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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girlbossmoon
no but cady falls into a trash can
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No but Gretchen does a trust fall and nobody but her friend Karen catches her so she falls on her. Neither of them are injured seriously
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Is there eye mutilation?
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Is someone stabbed?
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Is there excessive gore?
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Children
Is an infant abducted?
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Does a kid die?
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oreoicecrem
a teenager gets hit by a bus but she's okay. later on, cady imagines three younger girls getting hit by the bus but that doesn't actually happen
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IoriSylvor
The movie revolves around high school students. Most of it is teenagers sexualizing other teenagers.

Though there is a coach who is found out/caught having intimate relations with at least one student.
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Creepy Crawly
Are there bedbugs?
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Death
Does someone sacrifice themselves?
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Does a major character die?
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Does a non-human character die?
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Does someone die?
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Disability
Is the r-slur used?
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Reesekat54
Yes, very frequently by the main antagonist.

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AliB
Potentially. There is a minor character, Jessica Lopez, who uses a wheelchair but from googling it looks like the actor may not actually be a wheelchair user.
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Drugs/Alcohol
Does someone overdose?
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Family
Is someone kidnapped?
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Does a parent die?
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CMster
There's a deleted scene where Tina Fey yells "your parents were eaten by cannibals!" but it's in Cady's imagination
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Does someone cheat?
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Delphinexoxo
Regina cheats on her boyfriend Aaron
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Is a child's toy destroyed?
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Does a family member die?
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Fear
Are there jumpscares?
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EmilyHorne
Someone is hit by a bus but it’s not too much of a jump scare
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Is someone possessed?
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Are there ghosts?
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Delphinexoxo
No but Cady dresses like a ghost/zombie bride for halloween
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Are there clowns?
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Are there natural bodies of water?
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Is trypophobic content shown?
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Are there razors?
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Delphinexoxo
There's a locker room scene but every girl has a towel or clothes on
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Are there mannequins?
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Gross
Does someone wet/soil themselves?
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Does someone vomit?
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ElevenHopper
At her party, Cady(Lindsey Lohan) is upstairs with Aaron. It's obvious when it's about to happen because she starts to look dizzy. She says, "Here is comes, word vomit. Wait no, real vomit!" Plug your ears because there is audio. Aaron walks out of the house and flicks the vomit off of his clothes. You hear it splatter on the ground, which is very gross, so try to just skip the second party scene if you want. It's not the Halloween party. Hope this helps! :)
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Is someone eaten?
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Is there on-screen pooping?
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Does someone spit?
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Anonymous
Janis tells Candy not to sit behind a kid because he farts. He farts twice in the movie.
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Is there audio gore?
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Is there farting?
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Large-scale Violence
Are there 9/11 depictions?
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Law Enforcement
Is there copaganda?
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Is there incarceration?
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LGBTQ+
Is there deadnaming or birthnaming?
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ireallylikemovies1234
not necessarily, but i do believe the three main girls, when looking into the ‘burn book’ call janis, a character believed to be a lesbian in the movie, a ‘space d*ke’.
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Anonymous
A flamboyant character's sexuality is discussed without his permission. Though he does not seem to be closeted, it is unclear if his sexuality is known to the group, so jokes about his sexuality may be outing him.
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Is there bisexual cheating?
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Loss
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AliB
No but a sacred vase from Africa is being tossed around at Cadys party so she confiscates it and hides it under the sink to protect it. Her mom finds it under the sink and is upset to find it there.
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Medical
Is electro-therapy used?
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Are needles/syringes used?
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Is there a mental institution scene?
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thespianscreed
Brief hospital scene that lasts less than 5 seconds.
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Is there menstruation?
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
Does someone suffer from PTSD?
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Does someone have a mental illness?
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Does someone self harm?
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Is autism misrepresented?
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9
Is a mentally ill person violent?
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Is there D.I.D. misrepresentation?
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Is reality unstable or unhinged?
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Does someone have a meltdown?
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1
Is there misophonia?
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34
Is there ABA therapy?
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13
Is there body dysphoria?
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Yes
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The plastics all say negative things about their bodies
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Yes
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kzg3030
Kady feels like her "heart is beating out of her chest" and throws up from anxiety at a party.
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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runaroundafterdark
body focused criticism in mirror
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CurtisHarris
The r-word is said but no autistic people are physically abused in any way
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Noxious
Are there sudden loud noises?
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Are there underwater scenes?
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Does a baby cry?
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Is there shakey cam?
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Is there screaming?
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AliB
Yes Regina does a really long scream after realising that Kalteen bars cause weight gain
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Is there obscene language/gestures?
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Anonymous
There's camera flashing that covers the whole screen at the beginning
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Paranoia
Is someone watched without knowing?
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Cryptesthesia
Cady narrates the movie but i'm not sure if that counts
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Pregnancy
Is a baby stillborn?
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Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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Are there babies or unborn children?
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Does someone miscarry?
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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RDR_Allways_Community
Regina George is called a fat*** by the "fat" character
Regina also bullies the above character about the same topic
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tothemattmobile
If you count “Danny Devito I love your work,” then maybe
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Does the black guy die first?
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ZestyCactus
One use of “queer” as a slur/negative description of someone
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Are there "Man in a dress" jokes?
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Is there hate speech?
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charcolor
Some characters are homophobic, and occasionally homophobic slurs are used.
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Is a minority is misrepresented?
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Does an LGBT person die?
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Rg123
Regina uses the R word to describe an unfortunate event.
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Are there n-words?
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12
Two Vietnamese students are speaking in Vietnamese and one calls the other the n-word
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Is there aphobia?
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Race
Is there blackface?
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Relationships
Yes
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RamenDestroyer
There are sexual relations between a coach and two of his high school students.
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Religious
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AliB
Yes at the very start of the film
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Are there demons or Hell?
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Sex
Yes
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glitterpop95
Mention of condoms, “sluts”.
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34
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0
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Anonymous
Very strong objectification on characters in the film. From appearances, sexual jokes and comments.
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Are there nude scenes?
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Is there bestiality?
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Is there BDSM?
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1
There is lots of talk about virginity throughout the movie and people losing it. Many of the high schoolers are sexually active. The main character doesn't have a sex plotline
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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a girl talks about kissing her cousin
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Sexism
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Sickness
Does someone have a stroke?
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Does someone have a chronic illness?
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16
Is there dementia/Alzheimer's?
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Is someone terminally ill?
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Social
Is someone homeless?
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Are there anti-abortion themes?
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Are there fat suits?
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Is existentialism debated?
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Spoiler
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HayleyLauck
Not spoiled per se, but he does show up and pass out candy canes, and his voice is suspiciously close to Damian's.
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Are there end credit scenes?
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Does it have a sad ending?
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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Moominland
A girl is hit by a bus. She doesnt die, but her neck is broken
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Does a car honk or tires screech?
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0
Does a plane crash?
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jmkraemer14
Its pretty intense but the person survives
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Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
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Is there blood/gore?
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lilyeee
Not explicitly, but quite a shock when Regina gets hit by the bus.
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Does someone drown?
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Is there gun violence?
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