The Eye parents guide

The Eye

Overall C

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.

Release date January 31, 2008

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

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

Run Time: 98 minutes

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The Eye
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Eye rated PG-13? The Eye is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence/terror and disturbing content

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.

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The Eye
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes
Manitoba Not Rated -----
Ontario 14A Frightening Scenes.
Quebec 13+
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "The Eye"

Cast and Crew

The Eye is directed by and stars Jessica Alba, Parker Posey, Alessandro Nivola.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Eye movie is June 2, 2008. Here are some details…

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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