Picture from The Haunting of Molly Hartley
Overall D+

Molly Hartley (Haley Bennett) is dealing with some serious physiological damage incurred during her mother's psychotic breakdown. But a move to a new town and a new school doesn't give her the new start she'd hope for. Instead the seventeen-year-old finds herself facing all the usual challenges of trying to fit in, with the added trauma of haunting flashbacks and acute paranoia.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for strong thematic material, violence and terror, brief strong language and some teen drinking.

Talk to your kids about…

The Haunting of Molly Hartley

Why is the protagonist in many horror films female? How would this movie be different if Molly was a male character?

Parents may want to be prepared to discuss topics surrounding Christian religious doctrine and satanic possession—two topics that are core to the theme of this film.