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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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Sex & Nudity


Some flirting between adults.

Violence & Gore


Two parents push a girl into an oven and light it. She escapes, but the father pushes his boot into her back to stop her. They duct tape her mouth and smash her hand in the oven door. She escapes again though.

In another sequence, a boy kills his parents with a iron rod, though all the actual contact is off screen; viewers see blood on the walls and pillows.

A man is seen with a broken jaw, after a brief fight between some adults.

A man gets stabbed in the neck with a fork, and another man falls on the same fork (it impales him in the eye).

A woman is seen on fire, very brief.

Some dogs attack a man briefly.

A man shoots himself in the head, but it's off screen.

It's implied that a character drowns, but we don't know for sure.

A man is covered in wasps that attack him and he falls through a mirror and breaks his neck.



1 use of F-word.

4 uses of SH-word.

A few uses of "hell" and "arse".


Adults drink a beer in a bar

A woman drinks a glass of wine at home.

A woman grinds up sleeping pills and puts them in tea to drug someone. But nothing happens.


Lot's of jump scares.

Lot's of very intense and frightening scenes.

Overall a very scary film.

Total - 20/50

Recommended for 12+

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Rated R for violence and terror including disturbing images
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