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Sex & Nudity: 1/10

No sex, nudity, gore or much language it's given an R rating just for scariness.

A woman asks a man if he is ready to "christen" the new house.

A woman asks a man what he said to her on their wedding day the man states "Can we do it again?"


A possessed girl gets thrown across the room.

A woman vomits what looks like blood onto a basement floor.

A woman bites a police officer and he is then seen with blood on his cheek.

A woman wakes up to find a ghost looking down on her, she opens her mouth to scream and the ghost vomits up what looks like blood into her mouth.

A pigeon flies into a house and falls to the ground (its wings appear to be broken).

A large flock of flying birds smash into the side of a house, through the house's windows, and into a number of vehicles parked outside the house, before falling to the ground dead.

A young girl finds a dog outside dead on its side. Seen from a distance so no detail is seen.

Profanity: 2/10

4 religious profanities, 2 mild obscenities, and 1 minced oath.

While in bed, a girl complains about her sister "farting".

The few instances of profanities in this film are mild and not very obscene or offensive.

Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking: 1/10

Adults are shown drinking wine and whiskey.


The movie contains a creepy atmosphere.

The movie is very scary and intense. This movie had most of the audience covering their eyes and screaming.

The doll can be intense for some.

The ending is very intense containing a mother and a demon trying to kill her children. This is disturbing as the mother is being possessed and cannot stop herself.

Rated R for sequences of disturbing violence and terror

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