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(1976)

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Sex & Nudity

  • A woman takes a bath and her breasts are briefly seen.
  • In the beginning of the film, numerous women walk around naked in slow-motion, their breasts, buttocks, and pubic hair are shown while a woman receives her first period in the shower, unaware what is happening and panics while girls throw tampons and towels at her, while her breasts and buttocks are shown.
  • A teen girl sucks a teen boy's fingers and they kiss passionately.

Violence & Gore

  • A teen girl gets her first period; blood is seen on her hand and running down her leg.
  • A teen girl is physically abused by her mother (her mother frequently slaps her).
  • A teen girl uses her telekinesis to make a boy riding a bike fall off (he is slightly injured).
  • A woman scratches her legs until they bleed.
  • A teenage boy kills pigs (We only see the hammer swinging up and down, we hear the pigs squealing)
  • A teen girl is doused in blood.
  • A teen girl uses her telekinesis to kill people at the prom.
  • A high-pressured hose crashes people into tables.
  • 3 men are electrocuted one of the men catches on fire and burns down the prom.
  • A teen girl is killed by a falling basketball board that hits her in the torso, cutting her in half.
  • A bucket falls on a teen boy's head making him unconscious.
  • A teen boy and a teen girl attempt trying to run another teen girl over but the car flips over and explodes, killing them both.
  • A teen girl is stabbed in the back with a knife.
  • A teen girl, covered in blood, takes a bath.
  • A teacher slaps her students.
  • A teen boy hits a teen girl.
  • A teen girl is hit with a baseball cap.

Profanity

  • There are 11 uses of "Fuck", 13 scatological terms , 7 anatomical terms, 7 mild obscenities, 5 religious exclamations, and some sexual references,.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • People drink alcoholic beverages and smoke cigarettes.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Suggested MPAA Rating: R for Some Bloody Violence, Disturbing Images, Nudity, Language and Some Sexual Content
  • Altough this is a horror movie. It is actually more sad than scary.
  • A teen girl massacres the people at a prom using her telekinetic powers; this may be intense for some viewers.
  • The crucifix statue may be frightening for some viewers.
  • Carrie's mother, Margaret White, is a religious zealot who verbally, emotionally, and even physically abuses her daughter. This may be intense for some viewers.
  • Several people are locked inside a burning gym and are burned alive. This may be intense for some viewers.
  • Carrie is frequently bullied; this may be intense for some viewers.

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Violence & Gore

  • A teen girl is stabbed in the back with a knife by her mother. After being stabbed, she falls down the stairs. She then gets up and uses her telekinetic powers to impale her mother with knives (blood is shown), killing her.
  • A survivor at the prom has a dream that she placed flowers on Carrie's grave which is a For Sale sign and a bloody hand reaches up and grabs her; she wakes up screaming.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A creepy-looking crucifix is shown while the house that both Carrie and her mother are in collapses. This may be frightening for some viewers.

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