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Sex & Nudity: 3.5/10

Nothing too much.

A girl's breasts are shown for a short amount of time.

A couple makes out.

Violence & Gore: 8/10

The movie is gory and violent and the graphic scenes are realistic.

A zombie like creature stabs a girl in the hand. ( blood is seen for a few seconds.)

A girl is decapitated. ( the scene cuts off right before the girl's head is ripped off. Nothing graphic but disturbing.)

A guy is stabbed with a bear trap in the back and he is pulled with it. ( Not graphic and gory at all but we see the bear trap on his back.)

We see the main characters covered in blood.

A guy jumps from a cliff with a motorcycle but crashes into a huge invisible barrier. ( Nothing graphic, no blood.)

A guy is stabbed through the seat of the car by one of the zombie like creatures. His blood spalshes into a girl's face. ( Graphic and bloody.)

A guy is stabbed in the back with a knife and we see him being pulled over by one of the zombie like creatures. ( We hear sounds of him getting stabbed multiple times but the scene cuts off.)

Another guy is stabbed in the back with a bear trap and he is pulled up by the creature.

A girl stabs a zombie like creature multiple times and blood comes out of it.

A girl is beaten by one of the zombie like creatures. She pukes blood. ( We don't see it clearly, we just see it through a camera.)

Numerous monsters come out of seperate elevators and they kill all the men in the room. ( The room gets covered in blood.)

Numerous people are killed in gruesome ways.

A guy is attacked by a group of monsters. ( We see some blood.)

A guy is attacked by a monster called Merman. ( The monster sprays blood from a hole on it's body.)

A woman is stabbed in the head with an axe.

A girl is attacked by a werewolf. ( Bloody )

Only 10-15 uses of Fuck. Also uses of God and Hell bitch, and damn

Overall: 15

A character seems to be high through the entire film, as he is a parody of the "stoner" archetype of horror films. His marijuana use is referenced constantly throughout the film in a mostly comical light. - 12A/15

The entire film is creepy and frightening

Many bloody deaths and scary-looking creatures

BBFC - (15): strong gore, bloody violence, language, soft drug use.

Rated R for strong bloody horror violence and gore, language, drug use and some sexuality/nudity

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