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The Cabin in the Woods

What were they thinking! Everyone who has ever seen a horror movie knows you never go into isolated houses in forested locations. But a group of friends, evidently not familiar with this stereotypical setting, enter a Cabin in the Woods and are afterward surprised by the grisly consequences that follow. Get the movie review and more. »


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Run Time: 96
Theater Release: 13 Apr 2012
Video Release: 18 Sep 2012
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is The Cabin in the Woods Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent explicit violence, including depictions of impalement.

- - Frequent and prolonged portrayals of beating, shooting, stabbing, impalement, burning, mutilation and explosion.

- Frequent portrayals of gruesome deaths, with blood, gore, and detailed wounds.

- Detailed gory and grotesque images.

- Detailed disturbing scenes.

- Adverse psychological impact.

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity seen in a sexual context.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Crude content.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.

-  Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and sexual references.

- Limited use of slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Five scenes of drug use involving marijuana.

- Frequent detailed portrayals of illegal drug use.

- Substance abuse.

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