Shutter

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Bad script, so-so scares mar Asian horror remake.

PG-13 2008 85 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 13 reviews

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age 12+

Just plain bad

Really bad American remake that totally gives the original a bad name. I am sick of this watered-down PG-13 crap that America is spewing out these days, where is the real horror? This movie contains like one "f" word and some violence, and also a non-graphic sex scene. If you want to see something scary, watch the original.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
not rated for age

So-So Scary Movie

In terms of horror, it was hit and miss. Not terribly scary, but big plot twists and gross situations (rotting corpse, obsessive ghost.) The final plot twist really makes the movie. Know your child. If they're not ready for death, insanity, and a little gore, keep them home. If they're comfortable, it's an ok movie. Not great, but ok.

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