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Movie review by
Jeffrey M. Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Expect disturbing violence, teen partying in horror movie.
  • May 31, 2019
  • R
  • 2019
  • 99 minutes

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Ma is a psychological horror movie starring Octavia Spencer. After a handful of teenagers asks lonely, middle-aged Sue Ann (Spencer) to buy them alcohol, they form a strange bond with her. She invites them to drink and party in her basement and to call her "Ma." Ma's basement quickly becomes the place to be for the town's teens, but then strange things start happening to them -- and Ma's behavior becomes distressingly obsessive. Before they know it, their dream hangout becomes full of nightmares, terror, and torture. Expect lots of underage drinking, drug use, sexual content, violence, and disturbing images.

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For kids who love scares

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