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Still shot from the movie: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark.

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

In this horror flick, a young girl (Bailee Madison) finds herself prey to mysterious creatures of the dark after she comes to live with her dad and his girlfriend (Guy Pearce and Katie Holmes). Get the movie review and more. »


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Run Time: 97
Theater Release: 26 Aug 2011
Video Release: 03 Jan 2012
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark Rated R?

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


- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Brief portrayals of graphic violence.

- Depictions of stabbing and fighting (little blood, some detail).

- Several frightening and disturbing scenes.

- Occasional gory images.

- Frequent use of nightmarish imagery.


- Infrequent use of mild cursing and profanity.

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