The Haunting

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

age 12+

High-tech remake is dumb and overblown.

PG-13 1999 113 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 13 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

Good special effects, does talk about sex

The ratings say there is no sex whatsoever, and, although there is no actual sex, one if the characters says sex and talks about her girl and boyfriends in a very sexy way. At that part my daughter looked at me and said, “mom tell me about sex”. I was NOT prepared for that! So get ready for a scene reheeeing to sex. The special effects made the movie worthwhile, but I’d say it’s for 12 and up.
1 person found this helpful.
age 11+

My daughter loved it!

Not too scary with nice special effects and dark atmosphere!

Movie Details

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