Picture from Shutter
Overall C

Benjamin and Nicky Shaw (Joshua Jackson, Rachael Taylor) shudder when they discover the pictures they have snapped while on their honeymoon contain ghostly images. But when they decide to investigate the paranormal phenomenon more horror is exposed.

Violence C
Sexual Content C+
Profanity C-
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for terror, disturbing images, sexual content and language.

Why is Shutter rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Shutter is rated PG-13 for for terror, disturbing images, sexual content and language.

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Quick images of and interactions with a ghostly character provide most of the scare factor in this film about a departed spirit. Moments of violence involve bloody injuries, car accidents, suicide, electrocution and hypnotic-type trances. Women are shown in underwear. Couples discuss and engage in brief sexual activity. A girl is drugged and sexual assault is implied. Infrequent drinking is contained in the script along with terms of Deity, occasional vulgarities and a strong, sexual expletive. Corpses and cremation are shown.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children. Disturbing Content.-----
Ontario 14A Mature Theme. Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A