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There is no sex or nudity in this movie

At the beginning of the movie people move, and they see a girl sitting on her porch with short shorts on that make it look like she has no pants on at all.

Teenage girls and boys are seen in swimsuits in a pool party.

A teenage girl is seen in a bikini for a long while.

A young boy mimes kissing.

A girl is talking to two boys and says, "so this is what you do in Brooklyn? Play with your holes?"

Some other "your hole" references are said.

A young boy hits his older brother in the face on purpose with a ball.

A teenage boy almost shoots his mother with a paintball gun (he misses).

A scary-looking clown puppet attacks a young boy.

A teenage boy describes how his dad used to get drunk every night and beat his family. This is the basis for his nightmare in the hole at the end of the film.

We learn that a little girl died after falling off a rollercoaster.

A man turns around and we see his brains through a cracked skull (we learn that he died in the rollercoaster accident as well).

A young boy is dragged underwater and risks to drown by what is later found out to be a toy clown. There is a hand print on his leg. He is saved by his older brother.

Two uses of ''Shi*''.

Two uses of ''Di*khead'' (one said by a teenage boy to his little brother).

A puppet says "Son Of A Bi***".

A few milder profanites.

A woman and her boyfriend drink wine on a date.

A teenage girl makes a drug reference.

Several jump scenes.

The clown puppet may scare children.

The little girl may also scare children.

The actual hole may creep some viewers.

Lights smash around a man and the room goes dark when we hear his screams.

A young boy is dragged underwater and risks to drown by what is later found out to be a toy clown. There is a hand print on his leg. He is saved by his older brother.

Rated PG-13 for frightening images, violence and some language
Argentina:13 / Germany:16 / Ireland:15A / Netherlands:9 / Netherlands:12 (Blu-ray rating) (DVD rating) / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / UK:12A / USA:PG-13 (certificate #45558)

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