Parents' Guide to

The Curse of Bridge Hollow

By Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Halloween scares, attacks, language in comedic thriller.

Movie NR 2022 91 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 10 parent reviews

age 18+

Not family friendly.

Not just a Halloween movie, filled with curse words from adults and children, the complete lack of respect from the daughter is full on out there. It has scenes of demonic activity with board games and chanting, Talks of devil worship and has satanic signs and symbols throughout the movie. I tried to find something good about this movie, but it's trash. o, and let's not forget the whole "white privilege" remark at the start of the movie. uncalled for.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
3 people found this helpful.
age 15+

Much darker than the trailer suggests.

If you're into ouija boards, séances and demonic possession then this could be right up your street, but it wasn't up mine and I switched it off. It's all packaged nicely in an all-American Halloween setting, but I didn't find it to be the wholesome famil fun I was hoping for; see my reasons above.
2 people found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (10):
Kids say (7):

This spooky film feels a little unsure of who its audience is, resulting in some inconsistencies in tone and content, but it has plenty of Halloween creepers, and some laughs thanks to Marlon Wayans. He plays a dad with a big heart and some goofy phobias in The Curse of Bridge Hollow. Stranger Things' Ferguson plays his brave and independent 14-year-old daughter, who saves the day more than once. Her character, and her high school friends, might suggest the film is aimed at their age group, but the violence -- ridiculous as it may be in premise -- can get pretty intense. If you're scared of clowns, stay away.

The lead actors are backed up by a great yet mostly underused supporting cast, including Kelly Rowland, Rob Riggle, John Michael Higgins, Lauren Lapkus, and Nia Vardalos. This is fine but forgettable Halloween fare.

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