The Iron Giant

Movie • 1999 • Adventure  

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In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.
This movie contains 16 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
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No dogs die. The deer gets merked though.
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Is an animal sad?
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Is someone choked?
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Is there throat mutilation?
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Is there BDSM?
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Are any hands damaged?
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Are there demons or Hell?
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Are there bedbugs?
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Does a woman get slapped?
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Abandonment
Is a child abandoned by a parent?
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Abuse
Are there abusive parents?
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Is someone stalked?
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takver
A government agent stalks and harasses a child.
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Is there domestic violence?
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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The antagonist is gaslighted at one point in order to make him look bad to his boss.
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Is a child abused?
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takver
A child is harassed, stalked, and threatened with being taken away from his mother. A child is threatened with a gun.
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Addiction
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takver
A character is forcibly chloroformed. A character has laxatives slipped into his food. A child has caffeine and acts extremely hyper.
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Is there addiction?
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Does someone abuse alcohol?
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Animal
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yoyok
Animals are harmed in the movie, not in the making of the movie however.
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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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carlfredrikrif
a deer get killed by a pair of hunters
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Are animals abused?
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a dear
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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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Are there sharks?
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Are there bugs?
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Assault
Is someone drugged?
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amwhite91
chloroform and laxatives
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Is there pedophilia?
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amwhite91
I wouldn't say the person is held underwater. He's knocked into water by great force and his boat gets destroyed, but he survives
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Is rape mentioned?
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Is someone beaten up by a bully?
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Is someone restrained?
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Is someone sexually assaulted?
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Bodily Harm
Is there shaving/cutting?
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Herhairglows
No, but chloroform is used on a child briefly.
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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 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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Herhairglows
No, but a man is seen to have bandages on his head from a train accident.
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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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amwhite91
the child, at one point
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Does someone break a bone?
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Does someone have a seizure?
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Herhairglows
No, but a man gets a squirrel trapped in his pants and releases it through the zipper while facing away from the audience.
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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Anonymous
The character is chlorophormed interrogated and blackmailed.
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Does someone fall down stairs?
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Allandrel
A character falls off of a cliff, but is rescued.
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Is there eye mutilation?
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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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takver
At one point a character sees an unconscious child and fears that the child has died.
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Is a minor sexualized?
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Death
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amwhite91
spoiler: the climax is resolved by the Iron Giant flying into a nuclear bomb so it wouldn't kill the humans. However, we learn in the end that his body wasn't completely destroyed and he's reassembling himself
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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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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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takver
In the backstory, Hogarth's father probably died, but it's ambiguous and not explicitly discussed.
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Does someone cheat?
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KEdRuss
A child's BB-gun is found broken.
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Does a family member die?
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Fear
Are there jumpscares?
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Is someone possessed?
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Are there ghosts?
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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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Is there a shower scene?
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Are there mannequins?
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Gross
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amwhite91
a character is given laxatives without his knowledge. It's shown that he makes it into the bathroom, an outhouse, or a bush each time he has an emergency.
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Does someone vomit?
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Is someone eaten?
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yoyok
There is a scene of the main character on a toilet but not actually pooping.
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Does someone spit?
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Is there audio gore?
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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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yoyok
No cops, but government agents.
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LGBTQ+
Is there deadnaming or birthnaming?
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Are there transphobic slurs?
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Is an LGBT+ person outed?
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Is there bisexual cheating?
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Loss
Is a priceless artifact destroyed?
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Medical
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amwhite91
the Iron Giant gets stuck in electrical wires and gets electrocuted for several seconds, but this is an accident, not something that someone else caused to happen
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Are needles/syringes used?
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Is there a mental institution scene?
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Herhairglows
No, but going to a hospital is discussed briefly
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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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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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Is there misophonia?
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Is there ABA therapy?
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Is there body dysphoria?
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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Herhairglows
No, but there is a moment where there is threat of a nuclear explosion and the villain is kept from trying to flee so he can "die for his country like a good soldier".
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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Is there autism specific abuse?
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Anonymous
a character seemingly sacrifices their life for the town, but it is shown in the end that they survived.
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Noxious
Are there sudden loud noises?
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Does a baby cry?
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Is there shakey cam?
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Is there obscene language/gestures?
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Paranoia
Is someone watched without knowing?
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Is the fourth wall broken?
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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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Does the black guy die first?
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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Are there "Man in a dress" jokes?
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Is there hate speech?
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Is a minority is misrepresented?
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Does an LGBT person die?
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Are there n-words?
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Is there aphobia?
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Race
Is there blackface?
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Relationships
Is there a large age gap?
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Religious
Is religion discussed?
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Sex
Is there sexual content?
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yoyok
There are a few scenes where male characters will look the mom character up and down before speaking to her.
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Are there nude scenes?
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Is there bestiality?
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Does someone lose their virginity?
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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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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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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Yes
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The Giant is unable to control himself when he is in weapon mode. Hogarth helps him revert back to his normal self.
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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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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Does a car honk or tires screech?
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Does a plane crash?
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Is someone hit by a car?
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Violence
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takver
The whole movie is about the threat of nuclear holocaust. A nuclear missile is launched directly at a town full of people, who become scared for their lives. The bomb does go off but with only one casualty.
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Is there blood/gore?
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Does someone drown?
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mudb0yy
There is a scene of someone drowning for a moment at the beginning but they end up safe
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Is there gun violence?
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