The Apparition parents guide

The Apparition

Overall C+

A group of college students (Sebastian Stan, Tom Felton, Julianna Guill) experiment with the idea that supernatural beings exist if you believe in them -- and end up proving their theory is dead right.

Release date August 24, 2012

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

Why is The Apparition rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Apparition PG-13 for terror/frightening images and some sensuality.

Run Time: 83 minutes

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The Apparition
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Apparition rated PG-13? The Apparition is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for terror/frightening images and some sensuality.

Violence: The film contains frequent “jump” scenes and moments of peril involving characters and, for the most part, unseen supernatural entities. A man wakes up to find himself pinned to a ceiling—a bloodstain later appears. A man is sucked into a closet by an unseen being. In two scenes a group of people hold a séance. The details of the violence that results is masked by obscured and shaky camera angles. A dog mysteriously dies. A woman appears to be sucked through a wall.

Sexual Content: A man offers to rub a woman’s back, but first asks if she can “lose the top” referring to her bikini top—she leaves it on. A woman is briefly seen in underwear, which she removes before entering a shower (only her head and shoulders are shown at this point). An unmarried couple lives together.

Profanities: About three uses of scatological slang, a few terms of deity and other mild profanities.

Drugs/Alcohol: Characters are seen drinking beer.

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The Apparition
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Frightening Scenes. Language May Offend.
Quebec 13+ Horror.
Martimes PG
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News About "The Apparition"

Cast and Crew

The Apparition is directed by Todd Lincoln and stars Ashley Greene, Sebastian Stan, Tom Felton, Julianna Guill.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Apparition movie is November 26, 2012. Here are some details…

The Apparition is releasing to home video on November 27, 2012.

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Supernatural beings that haunt the living are the stuff of horror movies like Exorcism of Emily Rose, The Sixth Sense and The Others.