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MPAA Rated PG-13 for thematic material including sequences of gun violence and action.

Sex & Nudity

Violence & Gore

  • Not a lot of blood or gore, but general fantasy/action violence - lots of gun fighting, with bodies falling and hand to hand type combat. Many magic based attacks.
  • lots of closeups of guns being fired and reloaded.
  • Character burns the face of another person, leaving a red mark.
  • 2 kids get into a fist fight
  • Several characters will themselves to die after being influenced by magic (non-violent/gory)
  • Character commands several people to die or kill others (non-gory).
  • Several characters are burned to death (not seen)
  • Man lays dying in a field
  • Man is shot with bullets, a hole shows in his head and jacket (no blood)
  • Man is stabbed in hand with glass, blood around wound
  • Dead bodies seen scattered on ground in several scenes
  • Character is stabbed in the back with a knife
  • Monster stabs man with stinger, the wound isn't really seen, but it makes sickly veins stand out on his arm.
  • Innocents are attacked and killed by bad guys
  • Characters are shot, occasional blood spray, but not graphic.
  • A woman drinks red liquid out of a cup, possibly blood but not stated.


  • There was one use of Oh Shit., one 'Jesus', 2 'christ sakes'
  • not that I remember. Possibly light usage like damn or hell.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A wounded character takes a lot of prescribed pain killers (done for comedic effect). A character drinks red liquid out of a wine glass in a club

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Intense scenes of kids being kidnapped and strapped into medical type chairs, often in distress.
  • Several intense scenes of monster attacks - monsters are frightening looking.
  • Many characters are animalistic looking and have "fake skin", these "skin masks" hang up in a shop.
  • Characters lose family members and are distressed and sometimes see visions of their loved ones.
  • Official ratings included below by IMDB.

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