IMDb > Prom Night (2008/I) > Parents Guide
Prom Night
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Parents Guide for
Prom Night (2008/I) More at IMDbPro »

The content of this page was created directly by users and has not been screened or verified by IMDb staff.
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.
Visit our Parents Guide Help to learn more

While Bobby and Donna are held up as an example of a young couple who purposely steer clear of temptation and earnestly care for one another.

And speaking of dresses, Lisa says her boyfriend's "gonna love me even more out of it

On several occasions all of the three central couples kiss their respective partners.

The girls talk about their boyfriends planning on having sex (its not worded this way).

Lisa and her boyfriend begin kissing while lying clothed on the bed in their hotel room. It appears that they intend to go further, but are interrupted. About 5 seconds. Nothing strong.

Students make comments that imply a female gym teacher is attracted to a female student.

When three female students ride together in the hotel elevator, several older men ogle them and invite them to a party in their room.

A man strikes a woman, who falls to the floor, he straddles her and stabs a knife into the floor next to her, and then stabs her in the abdomen repeatedly (we see the woman jerk and hear crunching and we see the terrified look on the face of her teenage daughter who is watching from under the bed).

A man stabs a teenage girl in the abdomen three times (we hear crunching and hear her scream then see her dead with bloody spots on her clothing).

A man lunges out of a closet, tackles a teenage boy stabbing him in the abdomen, then stabs him two more times (we hear crunching and see the boy's face while he screams) and we see his bloody shirt as he is dragged away by his feet.

A teenage girl runs down a flight of stairs, her heel breaks and she tumbles down, she gets up and runs when she sees a man with a knife approaching, he chases her, she hides among construction debris, tries to run, and the man gabs her and slits her throat (blood sprays on a clear sheet of plastic and we see the man washing the bloody knife later).

A man slits another man's throat while he sleeps (blood spurts on a wall).

A teenage girl backs into a closet, a man with a knife grabs her from behind, she bites his hand and screams, he holds the knife over her, and he is shot several times (blood sprays) and falls to the floor dead.

A teenage girl finds her young brother dead (we see blood on his shirt and mouth).

A man lies dead on the floor with blood on his head and hand.

We see a dead man lying on the ground in a pool of blood and a woman screams. We see a dead man in the trunk of a car with a bit of blood on his chest and face.

A dead teenage boy falls out of a cabinet (we see blood on his shirt).

A dead teenage girl is found (we see glints of blood in the dark).

Blood drips from a ceiling vent and a dead man falls out of the vent opening (we see blood on his head and chest).

A dead man is found in a car with a bloody neck wound, and a dead teenage boy is found in a bed with a bloody neck wound.

A man breaks a door down, a teenage girl inside the room hides under a bed, and she finds another teenage girl dead (with blood on her mouth); she then gets up and runs.

A man grabs a teenage girl around the throat, pushes her into a bathroom, and closes the door (we hear screaming and see her dead later with blood on her abdomen).

A teenage girl dreams that a man is slashing her with a knife (we hear the slash and she screams).

A man pushes another man back onto a bed, places his hands around his throat, the man screams and the scene ends (it is implied that the man was murdered).

A teenage girl dreams that a killer grabs her head and slams it into a mirror breaking the glass.

A teenage girl walks through an empty hotel room, she hears noises and is afraid.

We hear that a man was tried for murder and he was determined to be insane.

Two teenage girls snipe at each other in several scenes.

Very mild

Two S-Words.

Hell is trotted out close to 10 times, and Damn combine for another 10.

God's and Jesus' names are both taken in vain.

God's is combined with "damn."

Name calling (Bastard and Bitch.)

Students pull a keg of beer in through a hotel bedroom window.

Several partying youths carry and drink from bottles or flasks they stash in their coats.

A chaperone snags a bottle from one student.

Donna takes some prescribed meds for stress.

Friend Claire takes over-the-counter medication for her menstrual cramps.

Jump scenes, caused by everything from parents and stumbles in the dark over stacked paint cans to faces popping up in a mirror.

The police and Donna's aunt and uncle make the unwise choice of letting Donna continue her prom after finding out that the psychopath escaped from jail.

Total Content Estimation: 24/50

Rated PG-13 for violence and terror, some sexual material, underage drinking, and language
Argentina:16 / Australia:M / Brazil:16 / Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Québec) / Canada:14+ (TV rating) / Finland:K-16/13 (unrated version) (2012 reform re-rating) / Finland:K-15/13 (unrated version) (original rating) / France:12 / Germany:16 (unrated version) / Iceland:16 (DVD rating) / Iceland:14 (original rating) / Ireland:15A / Italy:VM14 / Malaysia:U / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:M / Peru:14 / Philippines:R-13 (MTRCB) / Portugal:M/16 / Singapore:PG / Singapore:NC-16 (DVD rating) / Singapore:PG13 (re-rating) / South Africa:13 / South Korea:15 / Sweden:15 / UK:15 / UK:18 (special edition DVD) / USA:PG-13 (certificate #41474) / USA:Unrated (unrated DVD version)

Related Links

Plot summary Plot synopsis User reviews
Plot keywords FAQ Ratings
Awards External reviews Official site
Main details