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Horror awaits an unsuspecting podcaster (Justin Long) after a madman tries to force him into becoming is a walrus -- using whatever torturous and sadistic means the villain's mind can devise.
Why Is Tusk Rated R?
Tusk is rated R for some disturbing violence/gore, language and sexual content.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Tusk...This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent explicit violence.
- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Depictions of torture, stabbing, dismemberment and disfigurement.
- Frequent gory and grotesque images.
- Detailed upsetting and disturbing scenes that may have an adverse psychological impact.
- Frequent and detailed portrayals of human suffering.
- Infrequent references to sexual violence involving children.
- Infrequent portrayals of implied sexual activity, with no nudity and some detail.
- Buttock nudity seen in a non-sexual context;
- Sexual language and innuendo.
- Crude language.
Approximately 100 instances of coarse language including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing and profanity.
- Vulgar sexual language and expressions.
Alcohol and Drug Use:
- Tobacco use.
Extra info about this movie
Writer/Director Kevin Smith is known for pushing the boundaries of what is acceptable in a movie, both for viewers and movie industry regulators. Learn more about one of his past creative efforts. Parents should expect some disturbing content in this film.
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