Apocalypse Now

Movie • 1979 • Drama  

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At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.
This movie contains 46 potentially triggering events.
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Your Triggers
Does the dog die?
216 supporters
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CoolGuyJonah
The dog doesn't explicitly die, but he goes missing and isn't seen again for the remainder of the film. His fate is unknown, but if you truly care about the safety of dogs in movies, it's likely it will upset you to an extent.
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Unanswered Triggers
Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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Is an animal sad?
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Is rape mentioned?
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Are rabbits harmed?
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Are there abusive parents?
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Is there body horror?
31 supporters
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Sid
There’s every kind of horror
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Is there on-screen pooping?
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Abandonment
Is a child abandoned by a parent?
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Abuse
Is someone stalked?
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Is there domestic violence?
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FortuneCactus
I mean almost everyone is gaslighted in someway but they’re minor situations
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Is a child abused?
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Addiction
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jojox
Many references but not generally shown in detail - LSD, acid, weed (shown but briefly) and many characters are shown as high which contributes to violent or strange behaviour.
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Is there addiction?
9 supporters
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FortuneCactus
The main character is an alcoholic
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jojox
The protagonist appears to be an alcoholic and drinks heavily in a few scenes
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Animal
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Sid
An ox was hacked to death during a religious ritual. As far as I can tell the ritual would have happened anyway so it wasn’t killed specifically for the film
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Does a horse die?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
102 supporters
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UnagioLucio
A real ox is slowly hacked apart onscreen.
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Are animals abused?
119 supporters
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WesAndersonRocksMySocks
The American Humane Association deemed the movie "unacceptable"
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Is there a dead animal?
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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 snakes?
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Are there bugs?
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Assault
Is there pedophilia?
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Is someone restrained?
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FortuneCactus
There isn’t full on sexual assault but sexual assault is talked about and a few women are sexually harassed
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Bodily Harm
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Sid
Willard cuts his hand open punching a mirror, which was actually unscripted and happened in real life
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Does someone struggle to breathe?
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Is there cannibalism?
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2
Is someone crushed to death?
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christopherleepompa
"I love the smell of napalm in the morning."
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Is someone buried alive?
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Is there amputation?
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Verity.williams
There are many amputated heads shown and the colonel says the reason that he is insane is because he saw children getting vaccinated by soldiers for polio but because those kids where in an indigenous tribe the parents cut all of their arms off thinking the soldiers did something bad to them, the colonel saw the pile of little arms. This is talked about but not shown
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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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jojox
Bodies are shown suspended, sometimes with nudity. Quite graphic.
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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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Does someone break a bone?
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Does someone have a seizure?
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Is there genital trauma/mutilation?
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christopherleepompa
Mostly mutilation through gunfire, there's also plenty of decapitation.
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Is someone tortured?
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Does someone fall down stairs?
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Does someone fall to their death?
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freddy.t
There is a threat of eye mutiliation when a character attempts to stab someone in the eye. They are unsuccessful.
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Sid
Don’t watch this film if you’re sensitive to gore
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Children
Is an infant abducted?
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Does a kid die?
31 supporters
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Sid
Mr. Clean is 17 years old
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Is a minor sexualized?
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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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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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Does someone cheat?
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Is a child's toy destroyed?
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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 there a shower scene?
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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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Is someone eaten?
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Does someone spit?
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Is there audio gore?
33 supporters
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Verity.williams
In many of the scenes you can hear soldiers crying and screaming
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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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1
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7
LGBTQ+
Is there deadnaming or birthnaming?
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3
Are there transphobic slurs?
34 supporters
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3
Is there bisexual cheating?
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3
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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Is there a hospital scene?
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13
Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
Yes
7
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Sid
Willard at least, but probably everyone
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11
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5
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freddy.t
In one of the earliest scenes, Willard punches a mirror, causing him to bleed.
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Throwaway3442
While it’s not specifically stated, you can see the mental deterioration of soldiers and them doing things which many people would consider war crimes or inhumane. It’s a pretty good take on what war can do on the human physique.
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Is there D.I.D. misrepresentation?
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Yes
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1
Is there misophonia?
29 supporters
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3
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0
Is there ABA therapy?
15 supporters
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3
Is there body dysphoria?
10 supporters
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3
Is there body dysmorphia?
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6
Are there anxiety attacks?
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
14 supporters
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17
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1
Does someone have an eating disorder?
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13
Is there autism specific abuse?
32 supporters
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10
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freddy.t
No direct suicides are depicted onscreen, but late in the film a major character does not protest, fight back, or run away when he knows someone is going to kill him.
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Noxious
Are there sudden loud noises?
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0
Are there underwater scenes?
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2
Does a baby cry?
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Throwaway3442
Yes, in a few scenes there a children crying
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Is there shakey cam?
24 supporters
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FortuneCactus
In a few of the combat scenes there is shaken cam. I’m usually bothered by shakey cam but I found it watchable
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Is there obscene language/gestures?
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0
Are there flashing lights or images?
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Paranoia
Is the fourth wall broken?
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2
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2
Pregnancy
Is a baby stillborn?
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5
Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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9
Are there babies or unborn children?
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3
Does someone miscarry?
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Yes
1
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WesAndersonRocksMySocks
Sharon Tate's murder is alluded to
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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Yes
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jojox
There are other deaths shown before mostly of Vietnamese people or unnamed soldiers but the first two main named characters to die are **kind of spoilers** both black men.
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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Are there "Man in a dress" jokes?
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5
Is there hate speech?
21 supporters
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2
king
slurs used by american soldiers against Vietnamese, "gook" "slope" also an african american soldier uses the word n***a in reference to an unseen enemy
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Does an LGBT person die?
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1
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14
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0
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Are there n-words?
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0
Is there aphobia?
14 supporters
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3
Race
Is there blackface?
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Relationships
Is there a large age gap?
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Sex
Yes
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2
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FortuneCactus
Lots and lots of boobs
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Is someone sexually objectified?
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3
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0
Yes
5
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RyanS
The Final Cut and Redux Cut have nudity
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Is there bestiality?
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3
Does someone lose their virginity?
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3
Are there incestuous relationships?
National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.4673
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Sexism
Yes
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3
Sickness
Does someone have a stroke?
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3
Does someone have a chronic illness?
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3
Is there dementia/Alzheimer's?
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4
Is someone terminally ill?
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3
Social
Is someone homeless?
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Are there anti-abortion themes?
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3
Are there fat suits?
15 supporters
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3
Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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Does it have a sad ending?
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14
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1
Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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Does a car honk or tires screech?
10 supporters
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3
Does a plane crash?
6 supporters
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jojox
Both planes and helicopters are shown crashing and already crashed
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Is someone hit by a car?
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11
Violence
Yes
2
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12
0
WesAndersonRocksMySocks
Everything but
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Is there blood/gore?
37 supporters
Yes
23
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0
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FortuneCactus
There’s a lot of corpses around and real animal death
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Does someone drown?
11 supporters
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Yes
18
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WesAndersonRocksMySocks
It's almost constant
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