MILLER'S CROSSING is a darkly comic gangster drama in which a man finds himself caught between two rival gangs.
Scenes of violence include shootings and fistfights, with resultant sight of blood and injury detail.
Sex & Nudity
Sex & Nudity Reason
Several oblique references are made to homosexual relationships among some of the male characters.
A man says that his sister tried to teach him "a thing or two about bed artistry."
A man makes a veiled reference to a woman being a prostitute.
A woman is seen in bed after having sex with a man. She is covered by a sheet. He is in his undershirt.
An antique photograph of a nude woman is briefly seen for only half of a second. This is the most sexually explicit element out of the entire film.
Violence & Gore
Violence & Gore Reason
A man is killed offscreen and his body is revealed shortly thereafter.
A man fends off quite a few thugs in a decently bloody shootout.
A man is dragged,kicking and screaming, to his execution in the forest though he is spared.
A man shoots and kills some bodyguards (with resultant blood)
The cops bomb bar and a huge, costly shootout follows.
Some beatings with slight blood on the face, but nothing excessively strong.
A corpse is seen with the face decayed and soaked in blood.
A man is beat with a fire poker and shot in the head (his face is seen mostly covered in blood for a few seconds).
We see the body of a man with a wooden piece shoved into his face.
A man shoots another man in the head killing him.
"Son of a bitch" and "Jesus Christ" are said several times. 1 instance of "whore".
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
The main character smokes and drinks a lot.
Plenty of social drinking.
The main character is drunk several times.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
There are a couple of murders or attempted ones that could be considered intense.
A man weeps and begs for his life while another man holds a gun to his head to kill him - the scene is long, emotional and potentially distressing.