Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this movie tells the story of Las Vegas and the people who ran it, by legitimate means and otherwise. Mob rule and mob violence run through the film. There are several shootings and killings, and a few graphic and upsetting scenes of torture. Relationships, romantic and otherwise, are also at the film's center, and there are several sex scenes, with some female semi-nudity. A female character is referred to as a "hustler" and marries a man for his wealth and power. There is strong language throughout the film. One of the characters has a drug and alcohol problem, and most characters drink. There are some upsetting scenes of a child endangered by the neglect of a parent. Corruption and outright larceny are part of character lifestyles. It's worth noting that most characters suffer for their vices.
Male/female relationships, some nudity, onscreen depictions of sex and oral sex, one character is a sex worker for part of the film.
Mob-related beatings and killings, some graphic scenes of torture, explosions, child abuse.
Characters swear frequently.
Corruption, violence, and betrayal abound. Ethnic slurs crop up frequently.
High class car logos displayed as a status symbol, jewelry name brands named.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Excessive drinking, onscreen drug use, a parent mistreats a child under the influence of controlled substances.