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Parents Guide for
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Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
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A woman attempts to seduce a character. It is implied he has "been with her"

Numerous people are murdered with some light blood shown. Characters are hung, run through with swords, crushed,etc. Their damaged bodies are shown but not very graphic.

A beheaded characters head falls off, more unsettling than graphic.

A dead character burns in a fire, shown in closeup, but very obvious its a wax mannequin

Lots of murder and sinister violence, but pretty cheesy and not really frightening

A character has a light disfigured appearance (bald w/ facial scars)

Social drinking and smoking

The villain wears a skull mask. Murder scenes are tense, general mood is tense and a little suspenseful. Lots of death, a little gore and disturbed people, but not very scary or intense. Probably ok for 12+ year old.

A character raises and interacts with spiders

Finland:K-16 (1989) / Finland:(Banned) (1976) / Iceland:16 / UK:X (original rating) / UK:18 (video rating) / USA:PG (certificate #23751) / West Germany:16

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