Parents' Guide to

A Haunting

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Spooky real-life tales might genuinely frighten.

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Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 18+

Better for entertainment purposes only!

According to me this show is perfect for entertainment and nothing because if you are interested to watch haunted tv shows then it's okay. If you think this tv show is fact based then it's your stupidity because, week before I was watching on episode of this show where a girl was playing Oija board and she was playing Oija board to call her best friend's bf after his death but by mistake he calls the demon called Deanna and shows the actual footage of her home , where that demon made scratch on the wall (which are seems like some how some one threw ink on the wall). Secondly Oija board conference (separate point on Oija board) showed that skepticaly and by observations that there is nothing like Oija board calls spirit, and it's actually your brain who controls all about this thing. Also in Brain Game show which is truly fact based , have an episode about this topic in which group of people figure out same reaction and the Oija expert tells them that it's your brain which is sending this signals to your hands (involuntary) which feel you supernatural.
age 17+

I SHOULD HAVE BEEN TOLD ALONG TIME AGO..ABOUT THIS STUFF!!!!!

THIS IS THE MOST SCARIEST SHOW IVE SEEN. I DONT LIKE WHAT HAPPENS TO THESE PEOPLE. BUT IF THIS STUFF IS REAL THEN WE NEED TO PREPARE OUR FAMILYS THAT STUFF LIKE THIS CAN HAPPEN..I WAS NEVER TOLD THIS STUFF WAS REAL GROWING UP. NOW I DONT KNOW WHAT ID DO IF I SAW A GHOST...

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (13 ):

These first-hand accounts -- along with the accompanying dramatizations -- build a scary tale that will frighten many children and even give some teens the creeps. While the re-enactments are poorly acted, the repetition of certain frightening scenes (along with the other dramatic elements) creates a real sense of foreboding. Creepy music and skittish camera work provide most of each tale's "documentation," but scenes occasionally include real violence. In one episode, for example, a woman wakes to find a ghost with a bloody facial scar strangling her, and in another scene, a family finds themselves under siege in their own home, with books flying off the shelf and furniture slamming against the walls, sometimes hitting and injuring people. In other words, if you don't like scary stories, this one's probably not for you (or your kids!).

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