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A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this movie.
Bad role models.
Violence & Scariness
Explicit and gruesome.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Many sexual situations.
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Very strong language.
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this film contains many, many scenes of gruesome violence, drug use, strong language, and sexual situations. There is a child in peril, and the murder of a pet. To stay in the loop on more movies like this, you can sign up for weekly Family Movie Night emails.
Is It Any Good?
There are many, many better ways to spend 90 minutes of your life than watching this nonsense. The original Ginger Snaps was not high art, but at least it had a humor and edge that made it somewhat watchable for older teens. This sequel has a smattering of clever lines, but not enough to overcome the gore and general unpleasantness. There's all kinds of horrific violence and disgusting transformations, but the snappy lines and subtext of the original film are utterly absent here.
Emily Perkins is too dour and unpleasant to watch for this long, and although Katherine Isabelle makes a few brief appearances as Ginger, it isn't enough to make the movie fun or interesting. The twist at the end might qualify as creepy fun, but it's an awfully long slog to get to it.
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