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14A(14A) Frightening Scenes

Synopsis

Dir: Evan Spiliotopoulos. Horror. Hoping to revive his sagging career, a disgraced journalist (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) investigates the case of a non-verbal deaf woman (Cricket Brown) who is suddenly cured and claims to communicate with the Virgin Mary.

Content elements

  • Infrequent 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 in a suicide context - no blood, some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of transformations and frightening scenes in a horror context - no blood, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Uncovering the truth
  • Appearance versus reality
  • Faith and deception

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frightening scenes

Classification date

March 19, 2021