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The Mangler | 1995 | R | - 2.9.7

A machine with a taste for blood mangles anyone unlucky enough to get caught in its cogs.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - A couple of passionate kisses. An insinuation of a sexual relationship between a man and his niece.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 9 - A girl cuts her hand on the machine and bleeds profusely. A long graphic scene where a woman is pulled into the machine and is rolled through and crushed: there's a lot of blood, and her mangled body is shown. A police officer vomits quite graphically. A dead boy is found in a refrigerator. A group of women are sprayed with steam and one becomes bloodied and blistered; she is shown with gross, yellow, bloody burns. A couple of men fight a refrigerator. A woman loses a finger in the machine. A man's arm is caught in the machine and someone hacks it off with an axe. A mangled, disfigured body is shown in the morgue. Two more people are mangled with a clear, very bloody view of the process and result. A man is chomped by the machine and is left with his bloody guts hanging out.


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LANGUAGE 7 - About 20 F-words, another 18 scatological terms and a few milder profanities.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Incest, the quest for power, human sacrifice

MESSAGE - People will do anything to gain power.

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