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By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Gruesome murder tale with horrific visuals; violence, gore.

Movie NR 2017 102 minutes
1922 Poster Image

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age 15+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 13+

A bit bloody

This movie really isn’t too bad, save for one scene: a woman is attacked while sleeping, and her throat is slit while she struggles. That may sound horrific, but the camera is very shaky and you can’t see the event all that well as it’s night. This movie is disturbing but not amazing.
age 14+

Gory and Disturbing.

I thought that this movie was very gory. Also a little disappointing I did not think that it needed to be that gory.

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Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (12):

Terrifyingly demented, with standout performances, this slow-moving but devastating tale of murder and insanity from a Stephen King novella is solid fare for fans of the horror genre. Thomas Jane creates a vivid portrait of a man bound by the limits of the world into which he was born and the constraints of his judgment. The length to which he will go to meet his "needs" is infinite. And he's paid back like a rat in a trap. Supporting players, including the fine Brian d'Arcy James and Neal McDonough, as well as Parker and Schmid, are first-rate. Director Zak Hilditch, working from his own adaptation of King's book, doesn't mind the unhurried pace -- all the better to make his audience squirm and recoil. The "ewww" factor is relentless as the story takes shape. 1922 is definitely not for the squeamish.

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