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Sarah (Elizabeth Olsen) finds her nerves taxed to the point of breaking when she is accidentally trapped inside her family's isolated lake house. But is it just the suculsion or something more sinister that is causing her terror?

MPAA Rating: R for disturbing violent content and terror

Why is Silent House rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Silent House is rated R for for disturbing violent content and terror

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

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


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Several frightening scenes.

- Two scenes of violence depicting shooting and beating (some blood and detail shown).

- Theme of sexual violence involving children.

- Gory and grotesque images.

- Upsetting or disturbing scenes that may have an adverse psychological impact.

- Frequent portrayals of emotional and physical stress.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.


- One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and mild cursing.

Silent House
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes, Disturbing Content.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario 14A Gory Scenes, DIsturbing Violence.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A