The Covenant

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

age 15+

Bland horror movie is more silly than scary.

PG-13 2006 97 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 9 reviews

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age 10+

This is a great movie, just not for everyone

The Covenant is a movie you either love or you absolutely hate. It's a thriller, it's meant more to tell a story than anything else and it does achieve that. It is a great little thriller, it isn't incredibly scary, but it is not meant to be. This movie is something you have to take for what it is, it's a movie, it's got a good background origins, they have great explanations for things that happen in the film, it connects together well. If you don't like movies about people in university, movies about the supernatural, movies that have a slower pace to take its time for the plot, or thrillers, this isn't a movie for you.
age 13+
Covenant is more silly then scary it deals with the paranormal horror and sex

This title has:

Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Movie Details

  • In theaters: September 8, 2006
  • On DVD or streaming: January 2, 2007
  • Cast: Chace Crawford, Laura Ramsey, Steven Strait
  • Director: Renny Harlin
  • Studio: Sony Pictures
  • Genre: Horror
  • Run time: 97 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images, sexual content, partial nudity and language.
  • Last updated: April 2, 2022

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