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Mama

When Victoria and Lilly (Megan Charpentier and Isabelle Nélisse) are found after a five-year disappearance, the young girls are sent to live with their Aunt and Uncle (Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). But the challenges prove greater than what might be expected because the orphans keep talking about (and to) an unseen Mama. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 100
Theater Release: 17 Jan 2013
Video Release: 07 May 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Mama Rated PG-13?


Violence: Sounds of a gunshot are heard. A newscast reports the shooting of several people. A man points a gun at himself and later at his child but is stopped before he can kill her. A character is in a coma after being pushed over a railing and falling down a flight of stairs. A woman repeatedly stabs another woman in the chest. Blood injuries are depicted several times. Characters are chased and attacked by a ghost like character. Blood runs down the wall. Numerous moments of peril and jump scenes occur. A child eats moths.

Sexual Content: A couple becomes amorous and begins kissing. A woman is relieved to discover she is not expecting after taking a pregnancy test. A woman wears low cut tank tops.

Language: The script includes numerous profanities, terms of Deity and one strong sexual expletive.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters are briefly shown drinking. A man is distraught after running out of his prescription medicine.

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