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MPAA Rated R for some strong violence, and language throughout

Sex & Nudity

  • A man tries to kiss a woman, who rebuffs him.

Violence & Gore

  • A man pushes a young woman into a wall.
  • A street performer drives a nail through his nose as part of a magic trick. Blood streams from his nose.
  • A man wakes up tied to his bed with balled-up tissues stuffed in his mouth.
  • A man douses his possessions in gasoline and lights them on fire.
  • A man falls down a flight of stairs.


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • On two or three occasions an adolescent is seen vaping an e-cigarette.
  • Moose walks into a party and some people appear to be drinking wine though you never see Moose drinking alcohol in any scene of the movie.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The film is about a stalker, who invades the privacy of a famous actor by walking onto his yard, walking into his home, and touching his belongings. Viewers concerned about people breaking into their homes might feel distressed.
  • Moose (John Travolta) dresses up as Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) at nearly the end of the film and pretends to stab Hunter Dunbar in the chest.
  • Moose's obsession may shock some audience


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

Violence & Gore

  • A man dresses up as Jason Vorhees and pretends to stab a man in the chest while he's tied to his bed. Fake blood is shown on his shirt.
  • A man's fingers are shot off, with bloody stumps shown.
  • A man strikes a woman in the face. The woman falls backwards, striking her head against a water fountain. She lies on the ground, dead.
  • A man is stabbed in the eye, with blood gurgling from eye socket.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • In a distressing scene, a character forces a child to listen to Limp Bizkit. turning up the radio while driving down a street.

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