Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this film begins with a shooting. Following this explicit, bloody violence, the film is mostly talk, as gangsters testify to their experiences in court. The film contains one sex scene (gangster's ex-wife visits him in an interrogation room, where their activity is interrupted by guards). Characters smoke cigarettes and cigars, and drink wine and liquor. The protagonist appears on the toilet in one scene. There is frequent use of "f--k" and other profanity. Courtroom exchanges include slangy references to violence, drug use, and sex.
Sexual language and jokes; discussion of unwanted homosexual "advances" interrupted sexual encounter in a prison visiting room.
Opens with a brutal shooting of protagonist (explicit and bloody); afterwards, discussion of violence (shootings, beatings, burials).
Frequent use of f-word and other profanities.
Gangsters are treated sympathetically and comically, overshadowing their work (murder, racketeering, etc.).
Drugs / Tobacco /
Smoking and drinking -.