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14A(14A) Violence, Frightening Scenes


Science Fiction/Horror. A woman (Elisabeth Moss) who is being stalked by an unseen person (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) must find a way to prove she is not crazy.

Content elements

  • Infrequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations 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 in a self-harm context – blood and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of frightening scenes

Thematic elements

  • Appearances versus reality
  • Manipulation and control
  • Coping with trauma

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence, frightening scenes, and coarse language

Classification date

February 13, 2020