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Pulp Fiction
P = Profanity
S = Sex
V = Violence
Pulp Fiction (1994)

Writer-director Quentin Tarantino revisits the seedier side of Los Angeles--following 1992’s RESERVOIR DOGS--with this funny, violent, tongue-in-cheek tribute to the less "classic" side of filmmaking--the potboilers and capers, the Blaxploitation flicks and gangster movies. The film interweaves thre ... (Read All)

Format MPAA Rating Genre
DVD R Drama
DVD Release Date Run Time Distributor
11/12/1996 2 hrs. 46 min. Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Ratings Summary
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Profanity Sex   Violence
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Profanity Details
Words and Instances:
F-word-(265), A*s(36), A*shole(4), B*tch(15), Christ(4), Damn(7), D*ck(2), Goddamn(24), Hell(5), Jesus(3), N*gger(21), Piss(4), Pr*ck(2), P*ssy(1), Sh*t(80)
Profanity Examples in context:
"I sound like a sensible f*ckin' man." - "That's my bad motherf*cker." - "F*ck you." - "What did he do, f*ck her?" - "I think Butch tricked our a*s." - "A*shole." - "Son of a b*tch." - "Jesus Christ!" - "I don't give a damn what men find attractive." - "And some d*ckless piece of sh*t..." - "Say what one more goddamn time!" - "Bloody as hell." - "Goddamn n*gger." - "I'm getting a little pissed here." - "Any of you f*ckin pr*cks move..." - "I mean, is it as bad as eating her p*ssy out?" - "I'm through doin that sh*t." - "Sh*t yeah." - "What's more chicken sh*t..."
Sex Details
Sexual Content Overview:
Passionate kissing with no nudity. Erotic kissing with no nudity. Rape with character groaning in pain. Oral sex implied by sounds. Caressing with no nudity.
Sexual Examples in context:
A man kisses a woman on the lips. A man kisses a woman on the neck. A man rapes another man who is bound and gagged; there is no nudity, but we hear the man groan in pain. A man performs oral sex on woman; there is no nudity, but her moans of pleasure are audible. A woman and man lay in a bed and caress each others' arms, legs, buttocks and chest.
Nudity Overview:
Nudity Examples in context:
Violence Details
Violence Content Overview:
Corpse with blood on person and eyes open. Gunshot injury with a character screaming in pain and resulting in blood on person, blood spurting from wounds, and death with eyes open. Impalement with object protruding from wound. Injection injury with no blood. General injuries depicted by blood on clothing and person and bloody wounds.
Violence Examples in Context:
There is a corpse in the trunk of a car in one scene; its eyes are open and there is blood on its face. Two men shoot and kill another man; he screams in pain and we see some blood on his body. A man accidentally shoots another man's head off while riding in a car; we see blood splatter against the back window. Man impales another man with a samurai sword. A man injects heroin into his arm. A man with a bloody wound on his chest lies on the ground; there is blood on his body and clothes.
Words used as Character Slurs:
F-word(41), Pr*ck(2), N*gger(18), B*tch(9), A*s(4), Sh*t(1)
Additional Content
Other content:
Tobacco use. Substance abuse. Mature themes and discussions.
Cigarette smoking by adults. Snorting and injecting illegal drugs. Discussions of substance abuse, peril, illegal behavior, and injury. Themes of peril and terror.
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