14A(14A) Violence

Synopsis

Horror/Thriller. A mother (Taylor Schilling) grows increasingly concerned when her eight-year-old son (Jackson Robert Scott) begins to exhibit disturbing personality traits.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent use of sexual language - some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence, most in a horror context – some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of frightening scenes – some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Parent/child bonds
  • Aberrant psychology

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for genre violence

Classification date

January 15, 2019