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Parents Guide for
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Sex & Nudity

Contains one reference to sexual violence

- A woman refers to her close relation being raped and murdered, then later discovered naked.

Violence & Gore

Contains moderate violence


The creatures in the woods appear to be very tall, they have long sharp claws, the face of a boar with tusks, and pointed spines on their backs and a bony rib structure on the chest.

A man is stabbed in the stomach, he falls to the floor and is then stabbed in the chest (we hear him moan and see him twitch).

A young blind woman is chased by a creature, she hyperventilates and runs in terror. The creature lunges at her twice and then falls into a deep hole where it lies dead.

A young man on watch hears thumping on the door of a tower, he opens the door and sees a creature run past below; he rings an alarm bell and the people of the village run in fear to safe rooms under their homes.

A creature approaches a young blind woman, and she is grabbed by another man just before being snatched by the creature.

There are several scenes where we see dead skinned animals on the ground, sometimes with twisted necks and once we see two hanging in a doorway.

The carcass of a creature hangs in a shed, and a young blind woman is frightened when she touches its claws.

A young woman falls into a deep hole, she dangles from tree roots and pulls herself up.

We hear screaming, and then two children tell of having seen creatures in the village.

Part of a butchered pig is tossed into the woods, presumably as an offering.

A young woman discovers a badly wounded man, she screams as she is dragged away from him and we see her top covered with blood.

A young woman slaps a mentally-sick man in the face repeatedly, he screams and cries.




Contains moderate psychological horror and prolonged threat


We see a teen standing on a stump at the edge of the woods to which his back is turned (at night). It's a test of his bravery (other boys watch him), but when eerie howling and growling sounds come from the woods, all of them run back into the village.

When one of the monsters spots the girl, it barks at her and they stare at each other about 10 feet apart, the scene is quiet and suddenly the monster springs into action chasing the girl. It is frightening because the attack is sudden and without warning.

Several pop-ups of the monsters can be rather frightening.

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of violence and frightening situations
Argentina:13 / Australia:M / Brazil:14 / Canada:14A / Canada:PG (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia) / Canada:14A (Ontario) / Canada:G (Quebec) / Chile:TE / Czech Republic:12 / Finland:K-15 / Finland:K-16 (re-rating) / Germany:12 / Iceland:14 (original rating) / Iceland:16 (video rating) / India:UA (cinema release) / Ireland:15 / Japan:U / Malaysia:U / Netherlands:12 / Norway:15 / Peru:14 / Philippines:PG-13 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:12 / Sweden:15 / Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) / UK:12A (original rating) / UK:12 (video rating) (2004) / USA:PG-13 (No. 40914)

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