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Overall C

Mike Enslin (John Cusack) doesn't believe in ghosts, even though he makes his living writing about supernatural events. But the skeptical, best-selling author may change his mind after investigating the mysterious myths surrounding a New York hotel room numbered 1408.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic material including disturbing sequences of violence and terror, frightening images and language.

Talk to your kids about…


How does the writer of this movie manipulate mundane things and common phobias (such as a radio suddenly turning on or a fear of heights) to create physiological suspense? What little fears do you have that, if exaggerated, could become intensely frightening?