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Rating & Content Info
Why is The Shack rated PG-13? The Shack is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic material including some violence.
Violence: A man physically abuses his wife and son; after his son speaks to a church leader about the problem the father whips him violently with a belt. Two teens are in a canoe that capsizes and one of them is trapped underneath: CPR is administered and the teen revives. A character is seen putting poison into a drink: it is implied this action has fatal consequences. A child goes missing and a long search uncovers a blood-stained sweater. It is later revealed that the child was murdered. Brief visuals of terrorism and other violent acts are seen in flashback. A character is mentally tortured over events that have taken place. A character is seen holding a gun. A large truck runs a stop sign and narrowly misses hitting someone. A character is struck by a vehicle and is later seen in hospital with some minor injuries. A character discovers the body of a child, we see a close-up of the legs and feet.
Sexual Content: It is vaguely implied that a child may have been sexually assaulted.
Profanity: None noted.
Drugs/Alcohol: Opening scenes depict an alcoholic who is abusive to his family. Poison is put in a drink.
Page last updated March 10, 2017
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Cast and Crew
The Shack is directed by Stuart Hazeldine and stars Sam Worthington, Radha Mitchell, Octavia Spencer .