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

age 16+

Extreme blood and gore in stylish, over-the-top horror pic.

R 2021 111 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 15+

Good gory refreshing horror film!

I watched this movie with my 16y/o and some scenes were really strong but in the end it is a horror film. Enjoyed the script and We watched it in HBOMax If your kid is impressionable do bear in mind that it is a Horror film so do not expect other huge plots.

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Too much violence
age 12+

Amazing story, scary theme.

Yesterday, I sat down with my eleven and thirteen y/o to watch this movie. We're all very fond of watching scary movies, and once we heard that this one was coming out on HBO max, we jumped to the idea of watching it. The story line was very interesting..and it seemed unlike anything I had ever heard of before. However, the effects were bad. They were gory, like most horror movie effects are, but these ones looked like something from straight out of a video game. They didn't look realistic. There isn't any sexual content, but there was a lot of cursing. If your kids are into scary movies, and they're mature enough to not take things literally, I'd say that this movie is definitely for them.

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