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14A(14A) Violence, Nudity


Horror. 15 years after murdering his sister, a mental patient (Tony Moran) escapes the hospital and targets a babysitter (Jamie Lee Curtis) in his hometown.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence – little blood, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity – breast nudity, little detail
  • Infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco, cannabis, and alcohol use in a recreational context, all involving minors

Thematic elements

  • Aberrant psychology
  • The social dynamics of teenagers
  • Survival

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and nudity

Classification date

October 22, 2020