Chupa (2023) Poster


Parents Guide

Add to guide
Showing all 35 items


MPAA Rated PG for some action, peril and thematic elements

Sex & Nudity

  • Alejandro gives Chupa, the name Chupa. And a girl says that it means sucking.

Violence & Gore

  • Alejandro gets into a very mild wrestiling fight.
  • A boy pretends to eat a dead rat.
  • Some brawl at the beginning of the movie.
  • A car crash is shown, no visible injuries.
  • Abuelo is a wrestler, they even show some of his old wrestling matches on TV.
  • One member of the family's character traits is being a fan of wrestling, he even dresses like one.
  • A man is struck by a large creature and knocked back a few feet. He is minimally injured indicated only by his performance.
  • A man fires a flare gun at a winged creature and clips its wink. The creature's wing sets on fire a but before it shakes out the flame. The injured wing can be seen a bit with exposed injured skin and charring.
  • Mythical imagery of chupacabra (black and white), drawn to look frightening. Might be a little scary to young eyes.
  • A creature strikes a man's face leaving a scratch.
  • A retired wrestler jump-kicks a man in the chest. Man goes flipping over furniture.
  • A boy bites a man's arm. No injury shown.
  • A man shoots a small creature with a tranquilizer gun.
  • A man's car is attacked by a group of angry creatures with claws and sharp teeth. Could be frightening to some younger audiences.
  • A retired wrestler flips a man and slams him on his back.


  • A kid at school gives some name calling to Alejandro.
  • "Suck," "god," and one translated use of "hell" respectively.
  • "To hell with..." expressed in Spanish.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • You can see what looks like a bottle of champagne in a canister.
  • Abuelo gets a syringe implanted after he passed out.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • It is mentioned that Alejandro's father died to cancer.
  • A few jumpscares are in this movie.
  • Chupa is quite scary when he's on screen.
  • A very sad song plays on a music box.
  • The movie has a very sad/depressing tone.
  • Abuelo has a very severe illnes and has amnesia at one point.
  • The last 30 minutes of the movie are very intense.
  • The ending is very sad and leave a tear.
  • Opening scene may be intense for some viewers
  • A mountain lion stalks at a young boy. Very intense and suspenseful. The mountain lion is scared away. But the boy and a precious creature fall off a cliff as a result. The creature is able to stop their fall. Could be frightening for some young ones.
  • A man's car is attacked by a group of angry creatures with claws and sharp teeth. Intense moment but the man is not hurt. Could be visually frightening to some younger audiences.


The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A sedative is used on Chupa.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Alejandro and Chupa nearly die, but Chupa manages to save him thanks to his flying abilities.
  • An (animated) animal is shot with a flare gun, chased by a group of men, and hit with a car while protecting its young

See also

Taglines | Plot Summary | Synopsis | Plot Keywords

Recently Viewed