Movie review by Teresa Talerico, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Stephen King's disturbing prom horror classic.

R 1976 98 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 30 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 86 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

Great one!!

If your kid is a hardcore horror fan or has read the book, go ahead. It’s not bad with blood but language and abuse on the main character could be triggering. The remake is also good if your looking for something more modern!!

This title has:

Too much swearing
age 14+


I think it’s a really good movie there is some blood but not a lot. I would advise easily scared people to steer away from the end as that is the only bit I found remotely scary the way the feel is.

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