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There are scenes with dead corpses. Several disturbing images of dead people.

A man is crushed to death by a pressurised door.

A woman is presumed to have been killed in an explosion. We see her corpse floating around.

A man is crushed by a beam, and then he burns to death when the room ignites.

A woman is killed by aggressive jellyfish; we see her body being examined, where we see jellyfish coming out of her mouth.

Blood is seen, but mildly.

Mild common language such as "Damn" "Sh**" etc. Including profanity from hand gestures (throwing fingers)

The film is a psychological thriller with elements of horror.

A woman is killed by hundreds of jelly fish.

The squid and the computer scene is disturbing and frightening.

The purpose and origins of the sphere are unknown, further examining the experimental angle the film plays on.

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action including some startling images

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