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3/10

A teenaged girl is believed to have been impregnated by her father.

A teen girl describes how she enjoyed having sex.

A teen girl removes her nightgown (we see her bare back to the waist).

A teen girl mentions oral sex but uses an incorrect term.

7/10

A woman runs through dark woods and is grabbed by a man who pushes her to the ground and hacks her with an ax (we hear her screaming and hear the blows; no blood is seen).

A camera, while filming, is used to beat a cat to death: we hear the cat scream with the repeated blows, we see blood on the camera lens and we see a pile of bloody tissue where the cat had been lying.

A man runs through woods and is startled by someone who comes up behind him and cuts his head off with a scythe (we hear the "schwing" of the blade, a squish and a thud as the man's body hits the ground).

A teen girl is chained by the ankles and sits on the floor of a barn while a man performs an exorcism: she pulls at her skin, she twists her neck unnaturally and we hear a crack, her face contorts and she speaks with a woman's voice, she leans backward, almost bent in half, and she breaks three of her own fingers by bending them back (we hear them crack) and she screams.

We see a teen boy holding a bloody cloth to his face and when he withdraws the cloth, we see a deep, bloody gash in his cheek, which opens when he tries to speak.

We see a dead cow lying on its side with its stomach open and its intestines exposed and spread on the ground (it's a very bloody pile of flesh and organs).

We see a teen girl lying on a table with a woman at her feet, reaching between her legs, and the girl screams, as the woman pulls something out; we see a bloody form, which a man throws into the fire and the flames burst high into the air.

A teen girl lunges toward a man and cuts his hand with a knife (we see a lot of blood on his hand).

We see a blood-soaked skirt as two men discuss whether a teen girl might be involved in killing farm animals.

We see pictures of dead people -- one with his head cut off and blood around him and the other with severed limbs.

A man describes that an alligator bites and rolls tearing out chunks from its prey.

A man quotes from a book and says that a possessed person's only salvation will come in death.

A man talks about people dying during exorcisms and mentions plastic bags being placed over the victim's face.

A teen girl with a camera stands over a sleeping man and he wakes up startled.

A teen girl vomits and we see goo dribbling out of her mouth.

4/10

8 sexual references, 3 mild obscenities, 4 religious exclamations.

Name-calling - (drunk, insane).

The term 'Blow Job' is used once incorrectly (Blowing Job), and once correctly.

3/10

We hear that a teen girl was prescribed Halcyon.

We hear that a man drinks alcohol to soothe the pain after his wife's death.

8/10

There are many frightening scenes in the film.

Many "jump scares'' throughout.

The whole last half an hour is frightening to some people.

There is some talking about religion, demons and possessing souls of children.

The music makes the scenes more scarier.

The shaky camera style is used terrifyingly and realistically in this movie.

Some scenes may have pushed the PG-13 rating.

25/50

It is most suitable for teens 13 years old, 12 but highly cautioned.


MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for disturbing violent content and terror, some sexual references and thematic material
Certification:
Argentina:16 / Australia:MA15+ / Brazil:14 (re-rating on appeal) / Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Chile:14 / Finland:K-15 / France:16 / Germany:16 / Iceland:12 / Ireland:15A / Italy:VM14 / Japan:PG12 / Mexico:B / Netherlands:16 / Norway:15 / Philippines:PG-13 (MTRCB) / Portugal:M/16 / Singapore:NC-16 / South Korea:15 / UK:15 / USA:PG-13 (certificate #45788)

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