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The Eye


Jan 31, 2008

Latest Home Video

Jun 02, 2008

MPAA Rating



Jessica Alba
Parker Posey
Alessandro Nivola


Lions Gate Films/ Maple Pictures

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Sydney Wells (Jessica Alba), who has been blind since childhood, undergoes an experimental transplant operation in the hopes of regaining her sight. However, the young woman fears the surgery may have worked too well, when she begins to see shadowy images she suspects are part of the supernatural world.

Content Details

Why Is The Eye Rated PG-13?

The Eye is rated PG-13 for violence/terror and disturbing content

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The Eye is likely to be a poor choice for anyone who doesn’t enjoy “made you jump” moments. Depictions of suicide will also make it inappropriate for many viewers. During the movie, the protagonist sees people being lead away to death by menacing looking humanoids. As well, she has repeated visions of people being burned in a fire, during which we see people in flames and bleeding. Two characters are depicted committing suicide—one jumping from a high-rise window and another who is seen explicitly dying from hanging. A woman cuts herself on glass and is shown bleeding. A naked woman is seen behind an obscured glass shower door—no explicit details are evident. Half-a-dozen profanities are heard, including a scatological expletive. A woman drinks sherry to calm her nerves.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to The Eye.

The original “I see dead people movie” is The Sixth Sense. A mother, forced to live in the dark because of her children’s hypersensitivity to light, begins to believe their home may be haunted in The Others. This horror movie is a remake of an Asian film, just like One Missed Call and The Grudge.

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Frightening Scenes.
AB 14A Frightening Scenes
MB Not Rated -----
ON 14A Frightening Scenes.
QC 13+
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of The Eye...

DVD Release Date: 3 June 2008

The Eye is releasing to DVD in both widescreen and full frame versions. The theatrical trailer is included with the disc. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) and Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

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