Horns parents guide


It's as plain as the horns on his head.

Release date October 31, 2014

Strange things are happening to Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe). First his girlfriend (Juno Temple) is raped and murdered. Then horns start sprouting out of his head. Soon he looks like the Devil himself.

Why is Horns rated R? The MPAA rated Horns R for sexual content, some graphic nudity, disturbing violence including a sexual assault, language and drug use.

Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Horns rated R? Horns is rated R by the MPAA for sexual content, some graphic nudity, disturbing violence including a sexual assault, language and drug use.

This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

- Frequent explicit violence.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Upsetting and disturbing scenes
- Explicit depiction of a shooting.
- Infrequent portrayals of gun, hand-to-hand, and weapons violence, with blood and some gruesome detail.
- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Portrayal of sexual assault, with no nudity and some detail.

Sexual Content:
- Nudity (depicting breasts and genitalia) shown in non-sexual contexts;
- Nudity (breasts and buttocks) shown in sexual situation.
- Simulated sexual activity.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Fondling.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Sexual references and innuendo.

Approximately 120 instances of coarse language including:
- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in an aggressive or sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity and cursing.
- Racial and sexual slurs.
- Crude sexual language.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Detailed portrayals of illegal drug use, involving cocaine and hallucinogens.
- Detailed alcohol and substance abuse.
- Smoking.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence, Sexual Violence.
Alberta 18A Sexual Violence.
Manitoba 14A Brutal Violence, Sexual Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Gory Scenes, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 16+ Violence, Vulgar Language.
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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News About "Horns"

Cast and Crew

Horns is directed by Alexandre Aja and stars Juno Temple, Daniel Radcliffe, Sabrina Carpenter .

The movie is based the novel Horns, on the Joe Hill (the son of horror author Stephen King).

From the Studio:
Based on the novel by Joe Hill, Horns is a supernatural thriller driven by fantasy, mystery and romance. The film follows Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe, "Harry Potter" films), the number one suspect for the violent rape and murder of his girlfriend, Merrin (Juno Temple). Hungover from a night of hard drinking, Ig awakens one morning to find horns starting to grow from his own head and soon realizes their power drives people to confess their sins and give in to their most selfish and unspeakable impulses - an effective tool in his quest to discover the true circumstances of his late girlfriend's tragedy and for exacting revenge on her killer. © Radius-TWC

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Horns movie is January 6, 2015. Here are some details…

Horns releases to home video on January 6, 2015.

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Daniel Radcliffe is best known for his role in the Harry Potter franchise. He stars in another horror film, The Woman In Black.

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