Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014) Poster

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MPAA Rated R for pervasive language, some violence, graphic nudity and some drug use

Sex & Nudity

  • Full frontal graphic female nudity is seen for a few minutes then another naked woman comes into the scene and you see full back side rear nudity
  • Sexual innuendo and references are used throughout the entire movie. Some of them are extremely vulgar.
  • Male and female are about engage in sexual activity, female removes her shirt and reveals bra, and they are stopped due to getting a condom.
  • There is a naked female mannequin shown for about 2 minutes; full frontal nudity.
  • There is a naked woman with the mannequin shortly after, only the back of her is shown.
  • A man has a penis drawn on his face with a marker.
  • A couple starts kissing on the ground and almost has sex before being interrupted.

Violence & Gore

  • Demons are killed with blows from a shotgun. No blood shown.
  • A woman possessed by a demon starts screaming and starts to stab her husband to death.
  • A dead woman falls through a glass roof. Her body is shown with some blood on her face.
  • Some violent scenes


  • 158 uses of "fuck", 155 uses of "shit", 13 uses of "ass", 1 use of "asshole", 1 use of "bitch", 5 uses of "damn", 1 use of "dick" 25 uses of "god", 1 use of "god damn", 12 uses of "hell", 3 uses of "Jesus Christ", 1 use of "pussy", 2 uses of "tities", 3 uses of "whorehouse"
  • Extremely vulgar words are used very frequently during the movie, almost each scene has at least one profane word.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • People drink alcohol at two parties
  • Two teenage boys smoke marijuana.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The movie itself is very frightening, intense and suspenseful. Terror builds up throughout the entire movie, and jump scares and freaky scenes accompany it.
  • The first half of this film has a lot of characters joking around and doesn't take itself too seriously, however, it eventually takes a very dark turn.
  • The scenes with the main character's dog in pain, especially the second scene, can be very upsetting to certain viewers.
  • The scene where Jesse laughs like a lunatic while watching his dog Chavo struggle and whimper on the ceiling can be pretty disturbing.
  • The last twenty minutes or so are intense.
  • Towards the end, you get a brief glimpse of the demon which is frightening.


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Violence & Gore

  • A man is eaten by a demon offscreen. (Played as a jump scare). The movie then cuts to black.
  • A man crushes an egg in his abuela's hand. Blood is seen trickling down his arm and we see the woman's hand all bloodied.
  • Possessed Jesse is laughing while the dog is crying upside down in the mid-air corner of the wall.

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