Let Me In parents guide

Let Me In

Be careful about who you open the door to.

After enduring much bullying at school, twelve-year-old Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee) finally finds a friend in Abby (Chloe Moretz). However, the equally introverted girl has an even better reason why she has few close companions -- she is a vampire.

Why is Let Me In rated R? The MPAA rated Let Me In R for strong bloody violence, language and a brief sexual situation.

Let Me In
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 Let Me In rated R? Let Me In is rated R by the MPAA for strong bloody violence, language and a brief sexual situation.

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


- Brief portrayals of graphic violence

- Acts of violence shown in a realistic manner, with details of blood and tissue damage.

- Frequent hand-to-hand and weapons violence, sometimes involving children (blood and detail shown).

- Several scenes of violence depicting beating, stabbing, self mutilation and burning.

- Several scenes depicting mutilated corpses.

- Frequent portrayals of intense bullying involving children

- Infrequent depictions of gruesome deaths, including gory and grotesque images.

- Occasional disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Brief breast shown in a sexual situation.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and profanity.

- Infrequent use of slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Some substance abuse.

- Tobacco use.

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Let Me In
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta 14A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes, Not Recommended for Children.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Gory Scenes, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence, Horror.
Martimes 18A
Canadian Home Video

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We do not have a full review for Let Me In because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have some information about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the Content Details section.

News About "Let Me In"

Cast and Crew

Let Me In is directed by Matt Reeves and stars Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloe Moretz, Richard Jenkins.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Let Me In movie is February 1, 2011. Here are some details…

Let Me In releases to home video on February 1, 2011.

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