The Grudge

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Grisly ghost story has lots of violence, scares.

PG-13 2004 96 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 26 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 84 reviews

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age 12+

First horror movie I watched

I watched this film when I was 12 and it never scared me. rewatched it last week and here is what I think of it: Violence- 4/10- No violent kills but kayakoo kills the people off screen in brutal ways. This means that the violence is left to our minds. Language 2/10- Words such as hell and damn are used. No swear words. Sexual content 3/10- after the woman gets killed, a couple are in bed and they kiss, implying sex but everything happens off screen. Drinking smoking or drugs 0/10- there is nothing to do with this in the film. Horror - It all depends how long u watched horror films. I never found it scary, but other people are horrified of it. There are some intense scenes such as the bed scene of the crawling scene, but overall nothing bad. The movie itself is alright, it is very mediocre but the sequels get better, other than the remake ( that movie kinda sucks ). Overall, I think a 12 year old could handle this movie
age 13+

The Grudge Review

The Grudge is based on the Japanese film called Kayako. The film lacks in scares and suspense. Don’t get me wrong sometimes this film can be scary but mostly not. The plot is also very confusing, so is the timeline. I am going to give The Grudge a 4/10

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