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14A(14A)

Synopsis

Horror. Based on the television series by Gene Levitt. A group of people (Maggie Q, Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Ryan Hansen, Jimmy O. Yang) travel to a magical island where their greatest fantasies will come true.

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, weapons, and gun violence - some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of unexplained phenomena and frightening transformations
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and cannabis use in a recreational context; infrequent references to illegal substance use

Thematic elements

  • Appearances versus reality
  • Survival
  • Teamwork

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and frightening scenes

Classification date

January 31, 2020