Picture from The Grudge
Overall C+

Sarah Michelle Gellar plays ghostbuster in this haunted house yarn about an evil spirit that insists on killing everyone who drops by for a visit. Filmed in Japan, Gellar's character, Kare Davis, is an American exchange student volunteering at a home care agency in return for university credit. When one of the regular nurses doesn't show up for work, Kare is asked to sub for the day.

Violence D
Sexual Content B-
Profanity A
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic material, disturbing images/terror/violence, and some sensuality.

Why is The Grudge rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Grudge is rated PG-13 for for mature thematic material, disturbing images/terror/violence, and some sensuality.

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The Grudge
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes
Manitoba 18A
Ontario PG Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children
Quebec 13+ Horror
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A