The Lazarus Effect parents guide

The Lazarus Effect

Is it a miracle or a curse?

Overall C

The science behind a physician's power to heal appears to be getting a boost when some medical students discover a way to bring back the dead. This movie stars Olivia Wilde, Evan Peters and Mark Duplass.

Release date February 27, 2015

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

Why is The Lazarus Effect rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Lazarus Effect PG-13 for intense sequences of horror violence, terror and some sexual references

Run Time: 84 minutes

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The Lazarus Effect
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Lazarus Effect rated PG-13? The Lazarus Effect is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of horror violence, terror and some sexual references

The movie contains frequent jump scenes. The depiction of screaming victims caught in burning building is repeatedly shown. A character dies after being electrocuted. Characters are crushed, stabbed, and choked to death. Another character has his neck broken. Some blood and detail are shown. A dog yelps when he is killed off screen. A morgue full of dead bodies is seen. Other tense scenes of terror are shown. Nightmarish and gruesome details are shown.
Sexual Content:
Characters make sexual references to oral sex. Characters embrace and kiss. A woman is seen in her bra.
The script has frequent uses of mild and moderate profanities, and scatological slang terms. Slurs and sexual references are also included.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
A character makes a big deal of smoking an e-cigarette in a lab setting. He later provokes an animal by blowing smoke in its face. Characters drink a toast to celebrate a scientific achievement. Characters are injected with a medical serum meant to restore life. Characters also drink at home.

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The Lazarus Effect
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Language May Offend.
Ontario 14A Language May Offend, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+ Horror.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

The Lazarus Effect is directed by David Gelb and stars Olivia Wilde, Evan Peters, Mark Duplass.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Lazarus Effect movie is June 16, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Lazarus Effect
Release Date: 16 June 2015
The Lazarus Effect>/i? releases to home video ( DVD or Blu-ray) with the following extras:
- Creating Fear: The Making of The Lazarus Effect
- Playing God: The Moral Dilemma
- Deleted/Extended Scenes

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I, Frankenstein is based on the classic novel of a corpse brought back to life. Olivia Wilde can also be seen in Tron Legacy, where her computer component character has a chance of being brought to life in the real world.

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