Silent House parents guide

Silent House

Release date March 9, 2012

Sarah (Elizabeth Olsen) finds her nerves taxed to the point of breaking when she is accidentally trapped inside her family's isolated lake house. But is it just the suculsion or something more sinister that is causing her terror?

Why is Silent House rated R? The MPAA rated Silent House R for disturbing violent content and terror

Silent House
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 Silent House rated R? Silent House is rated R by the MPAA for disturbing violent content and terror

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


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Several frightening scenes.

- Two scenes of violence depicting shooting and beating (some blood and detail shown).

- Theme of sexual violence involving children.

- Gory and grotesque images.

- Upsetting or disturbing scenes that may have an adverse psychological impact.

- Frequent portrayals of emotional and physical stress.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.


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

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and mild cursing.

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Silent House
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes, Disturbing Content.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario 14A Gory Scenes, DIsturbing Violence.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Silent House"

Cast and Crew

Silent House is directed by Chris Kentis, Laura Lau and stars Elizabeth Olsen, Adam Trese, Eric Sheffer Stevens.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Silent House movie is July 24, 2012. Here are some details…

Silent House releases to home video on July 24, 2012.

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Elizabeth Olsen played another character suffering mental tormented in Martha Marcy May Marlene. She is the younger sister of the Olsen Twins, Mary-Kate and Ashley, who can be seen in the teen movie New York Minute.