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Sex & Nudity

  • While Dennis and Arnie are in the car, Dennis says to Arnie, "Why don't you get laid this year?".
  • A boy sees the new girl (Leigh) and wants to have sex with her. He gazes at her passionately.
  • A boy and a girl are making out in the car and he reaches his hand inside her shirt and bra passionately rubbing her breasts, minimal cleavage is visible. At the same time she passionately rubs and grasps his crotch, outside his trousers. Later on she then interrupts this and apologizes (meaning she's a virgin).
  • A man has his hands on a woman's breasts, though apparently without realizing it.

Violence & Gore

  • A man's corpse falls out of a car, apparently having suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning.
  • A man pulls a knife on another student.
  • A man grasps another man's crotch.
  • A man goes flying across a garage floor and he dies instantly.
  • One boy was killed in the explosion of a gas station.
  • Buddy is run over by burning Christine. (we see his burning corpse lying in the middle of the road).
  • A man is crushed between the front seat of a car and the steering wheel.


  • About 2 uses of the middle finger.
  • Most swear words e.g F**k, S**t and C**t and other foul mouthed language e.g. Bastard, Sl*t, S**tter and Chickens**t are commonly used throughout the movie.
  • Heavy sexualised dialogue is current (naming woman's private body parts).
  • Religious Words used e.g. I swear to God, Jesus etc.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Adult and teenage characters drink alcoholic beverages and smoke cigarettes in several scenes.
  • These scenes have strong use.
  • A character is shown drinking an alcoholic beverage while driving. Also at the dinner table and in hospital.
  • Young Adults and Parents are shown smoking inside (we see a heavy fog of cigarette smoke in the wrecking yard warehouse)

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Scene where bonnet of car slams on an employees hand, we hear a blood-curdling scream.
  • Few scenes where car's lights flash on, this means that the car hasn't got a driver but is taking revenge on the S***ters.
  • Will Darnell (owner of Wrecking Yard) opens the drivers seat door and realises that no one has been driving Christine.
  • Car threatening to run over a girl as she attempts to hide in an office booth, but there is a padlock refraining the girl to hide. Later on the car tries to run over the girl (the girl is sheltered by a bulldozer).


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Violence & Gore

  • A guys hand is "crushed" in the opening scene
  • Moochie is chased by Christine, which backs him against an alley wall and kills him off screen. We soon hear by a detective that he was cut in half.
  • Arnie Cunningham falls out of Christine and is impaled with a large shard of glass in his stomach (blood is shown.)
  • Christine is violently smashed and destroyed.

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