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Sex & Nudity

  • A woman is seen in the shower, her bare buttocks are shown.
  • A woman again is seen in the shower, her breasts are briefly shown.
  • Brief mild non sexual partial nudity in a 2 shower scenes where steamy shower screen semi obscures full rear shot and side-boob

Violence & Gore

  • A man is hit and killed by a car, the screen goes black and we only hear it.
  • A man vomits blood and bleeds from the nose and eyes.
  • A woman is punched in the face, she bleeds from the mouth. She then has several of her fingers broken badly.
  • A woman is stabbed in the stomach, small amount of blood shown.
  • A boy gets in a fight with his mother and he tells her that he wishes she had died instead of his father


  • Some harsh uses of the F-word, but it is often brief.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • The mom is seen smoking cigarettes multiple times throughout the movie, though depictions are very brief.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • While driving, a man suddenly appears in the road, causing the car to veer off the road.
  • A boy investigates strange noises several time in the film, often with jump scares included.
  • A strange man appears in a woman's bed, he wrestles with her and subdues her.


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Violence & Gore

  • A man discovers another man with his throat slashed, some blood is seen. The other man then has his head pushed forcibly into the car door window, a little blood is visible. Someone is then seen walking away and returns and pours a liquid over the man on the ground (presumably water, as this would speed up hypothermia in the harsh winter elements.)

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