Doctor Sleep

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Well-made "Shining" sequel has intense violence toward kids.

R 2019 151 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 36 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 32 reviews

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age 18+


If I could give this no stars I would. Absolutely f****** disgusting child killing plot with a graphic murder of an 11 year old. I watch a lot of horrors, dont feel scared or bothered by them, usually background noise. However this one made me sick and infuriated me. If I ever met any of the actor"killers" in this film, I would hit them so hard they would be S******* their teeth for a week. How could anyone on set say "yes, lets do this scene". I hate this film, hate all the actors for getting involved in it and the director and producers need to be drop kicked off a cliff. Absolutely Livid and could swear uncontrolably if this wasn't monitored
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age 18+

Disturbing, and I’m tough.

There is a graphic scene where they kidnap and kill a child- I can handle the scariest and goriest of horror movies, but this one made me actually sick. Like so upset I cried and had to puke all at once. I hate it.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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