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Slasher 2: Guilty Party

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Really scary, really violent horror for older teens and up.

TV Netflix Drama 2017
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Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 18+

Season 1 isn’t that bad but the rest is what you need to worry about

If you let your kids watch like horror movies and stuff like that it’s ok sex scenes are in there season 3 I only watched 2 episodes and had to turn it off too much sex language does not bother me but if it does to you there is a lot and the gore is crazy a lady is drowned from a brick by her foot a young woman is eaten by bees and a dog a old woman has her feet and hands cut off insides are shown

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 15+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (5):

Chilling, graphically violent, and quite scary, this horror series takes a familiar setup -- a group of friends with a guilty secret -- and makes it fresh with brisk plotting and deft characterizations. One unusual element is how seriously Slasher 2's characters have been impacted by the horrific secret they tried to bury. "This secret has ruined every relationship I've had in my life," says the tortured Andi (Paula Brancati), while her sometimes-boyfriend Pete (Lovell Adams-Gray) agrees that he's "haunted." Making villains into relatable, guilt-ridden, realistic people gives the scary goings-on extra weight in a way that's refreshing.

Equally innovative: setting the action at a strange "intentional community," where the members have secrets and hidden motivations. Exactly why have they isolated themselves from society, why one member is strangely "triggered" by a group of visitors, what the purpose of their group is, all will be made clear. And since the show isn't called Friendly Kittens and Happy Grandmas, it's a safe bet that whatever they have planned, there's probably a lot of blood at the end of it. This is compelling viewing for horror-mad teens and adults -- just watch out for that ultra-violence with younger watchers.

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