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14A(14A) Violence, Frightening Scenes

Synopsis

Horror/Science Fiction. A deep-sea crew of researchers (Kristen Stewart, T.J. Miller, Jessica Henwick, Vincent Cassel, John Gallagher Jr., Mamoudou Athie) struggle to survive after an earthquake compromises their laboratory.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence - some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of frightening scenes and monsters in a horror context - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Survival
  • Group dynamics under pressure
  • Bravery and sacrifice

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and frightening scenes

Classification date

January 06, 2020