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14A(14A) Violence


Horror/Thriller. A young woman (Imogen Poots) and her sorority sisters (Aleyse Shannon, Lily Donoghue, Brittany O'Grady) start receiving threatening messages at Christmas, as other women go missing.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence in a frightening context - some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scenes - little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol use, some to excess, in a recreational context - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions - no detail

Thematic elements

  • Gender and power
  • Sisterhood
  • Toxic masculinity

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and frightening scenes

Classification date

November 29, 2019