Edith Cushing is running away from a family tragedy. She marries Thomas Sharpe, a mysterious stranger. She comes to live with him and his sister, Lady Lucille Sharpe. She starts to find out that the Sharpe's home is filled with ghosts.
|nudity||Newlyweds seen having sex, only the man's buttocks briefly seen (no female nudity at all). begins thrusting; the woman turns him over and straddles him and begins to thrust as the scene ends. -- 15 (strong, but discreet and within a mature relationship) The sister is seen once masturbating her brother (nothing shown except the action.) She is seen kissing his neck with her hand in his pants. -- 15/18 (very discreet, but within an incestuous relationship) Sex/Nudity as a whole -- 15/18 borderline|
|violence||A man's head is smashed into the side of a porcelain sink several times, we see him collapse to the floor with his skull bloodied and deformed. Very bloody. We later see his dead body with his skull caved in. -- 18 (very strong and bloody scene, could be harmful to vulnerable viewers) A woman stabs a man twice in the chest, and a third time below his eye. He removes the knife from his face and blood pours. -- 15/18 (strong, but brief and without strong detail) A woman stabs a man below the armpit; the man removes the knife and blood sprays. -- 15 A man stabs another man in the abdomen. -- 15 A woman is continuously poisoned, resulting in her coughing blood onto her pillow during the night. -- 12 A woman kills a small dog. The act is unseen; we heard the dog whimper. -- 12 We see many ghosts depicted with the wounds that killed them; a stabbed man, a woman with a cleaver in her skull, a woman with her upper face caved in leaving only an intact jaw. -- 15 Violence as a whole -- 18|
|profanity||One use of strong language ("fucked") -- 12 Infrequent use of mild bad language including "shit" and "bloody" -- PG Language/Manners as a whole -- 12|
|alcohol||Alcohol consumption seen at a party, however, no one appears drunk. -- U Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking as a whole -- U|
|frightening||Several scenes of strong threat and horror. Some of these scenes involve nightmarish ghosts. -- 15 There are also scenes of sustained moderate threat. -- 12 Threat/Horror as a whole -- 15 Ratings: U -- Universal (suitable for all), PG -- Parental Guidance, 12 -- Unsuitable for under 12s, 15 -- Unsuitable for under 15s, 18 -- Suitable only for adults. FILM AS A WHOLE: 18. Suitable only for adults. Advice: Contains strong bloody violence, sex and horror.|