Prom Night parents guide

Prom Night

Overall D+

For Donna (Brittany Snow), Prom Night is a big deal. She's got the dress, booked the room at the fancy hotel where the event is being hosted, and has set her heart on an unforgettable evening. And that is what she gets all right -- after a serial killer also checks in for the big party.

Release date April 10, 2008

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

Why is Prom Night rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Prom Night PG-13 for violence and terror, some sexual material, underage drinking, and language.

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Prom Night
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Prom Night rated PG-13? Prom Night is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence and terror, some sexual material, underage drinking, and language.

During the opening scenes of this film, a high school student discovers her murdered brother and watches as a man kills her mother. The teen is emotionally distressed by the event and is haunted by recurring nightmares. Numerous characters are stalked and savagely stabbed with a knife in shadowed or obscured scenes. Blood splatters across the wall and a man is shown washing blood from his blade. Multiple corpses are seen. A girl falls down stairs while being chased; another has her head smashed into a mirror. A man is repeatedly shot in the chest. Underage drinking is shown, with one character depicted as being drunk. Sexual innuendo, comments and the implied plan for casual sex between teens are portrayed. The script includes frequent vulgarities and repeated terms of Deity.

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Prom Night
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta 14A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Young Children, Violence.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Prom Night is directed by and stars Brittany Snow, Idris Elba, Jessica Stroup, Johnathon Schaech.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Prom Night movie is August 18, 2008. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 19 August 2008

Prom Night releases to DVD in a rated (theatrical) and an unrated version. Both offer a commentary with director Nelson McCormick and stars Brittany Snow and Jonathan Schaech, deleted scenes (with optional commentary), an alternate ending, four featurettes and a gag reel. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English).

The Blu- ray edition also includes all of the above, plus an additional storyboard track.

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Brittany Snow plays a beauty queen contestant and also lends her vocal talents in the musical Hairspray.Dana Davis stars as another high school student in the basketball movie Coach Carter.