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Overall C-

Strange things begin to happen after a couple (Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne) moves into a new home with their three children. Suspecting the house might be haunted, they seek professional help only to find out it is their son (Ty Simpkins) -- not the building -- that is possessed.

Violence C
Sexual Content A
Profanity D+
Substance Use A

Why is Insidious rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Insidious is rated PG-13 for for thematic material, violence, terror and frightening images, and brief strong language.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Rifle shots are heard and a murdered family and a blood soaked couch are shown. A bedroom is ransacked and bloody handprints are seen on bedding and windows. A character engages in hand-to-hand fighting with gruesome figures. Characters are haunted and chased by apparitions. Occult themes and practices are depicted along with disturbing images, ghastly figures and startling incidents.

Sexual Content: A married couple kisses on several occasions.

Language: Frequent terms of Deity, some mild profanities, crude terms, slurs and a strong sexual expletive are included in the script.

Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.