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It is implied that a man's wife cheated on him. This is a prevalent theme.

A couple are shown in bed but no sexual activity is present


Many scenes of creepy violence and terror.

A dead dog is seen with a screwdriver in it's neck.

A man walks up to a car and finds two dead men; one with a screwdriver in his head and another with a wound in his chest.

A character is stabbed in the leg with a screwdriver.

A character is seen being beaten with a shovel, briefly.

Another character is killed with a shovel.


1 use of "f*ck" (this is an odd usage, as you usually can't use it sexually in a [PG-13] movie, but it is here), 12 uses of "sh*t", 3 uses of "d*mn", and 2 uses of"b*tch."


People occasionally smoke


The ending is disturbing

A psychological thriller/horror

Lots of intense and scary scenes.

Some psychological and thought provoking scenes.



Rated PG-13 for violence/terror, sexual content and language

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