The Autopsy of Jane Doe

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

age 17+

Great characters, setting in clever but gory horror movie.

R 2016 99 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 22 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

It’s a horror Masterpiece

First of yes she is naked throughout the entire film, but she is dead and any 14 year old should be able to handle it and that is the only sexual bit in the film, secondly the violence, most of it is just shown at the operating table as they, well operate on her. A brain and a couple other bodyparts are shown as well but nothing to brutal, there is a bit of blood spraying and a cat has to be put down, but that about it. Honestly my opinion is that any 14 year old could handle this film as it’s not as severe as some other films such as cabin in the woods or saw. Definitely worth a watch.
age 17+

Haunting & Disturbing. NOT for Kids.

The entire movie involves explicit nudity throughout, but in a non-sexual manner. It also has some disturbing bloody images, some strong violence & language.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Movie Details

  • In theaters: December 21, 2016
  • On DVD or streaming: June 27, 2017
  • Cast: Emile Hirsch, Brian Cox, Ophelia Lovibond
  • Director: Andre Ovredal
  • Studio: IFC Films
  • Genre: Horror
  • Run time: 99 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: bloody horror violence, unsettling grisly images, graphic nudity, and language
  • Last updated: March 31, 2022

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