The Visit (2015)

What happened at the grandparent's house?

Overall C-

For two teenaged children (Olivia DeJonge and Ed Oxenbould), a visit to Grandma’s house turns out to be more dangerous than it did for Little Red Riding Hood, when it becomes apparent that the elderly woman and her husband (Deanna Dunagan and Peter McRobbie) are not the sweet little old couple they first appear to be.

Release date September 11, 2015

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

Why is The Visit (2015) rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Visit (2015) PG-13 for disturbing thematic material including terror, violence and some nudity, and for brief language.

Run Time: 94 minutes

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The Visit (2015)
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Why is The Visit (2015) rated PG-13? The Visit (2015) is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for disturbing thematic material including terror, violence and some nudity, and for brief language.

Violence: A man knocks over and hits another man whom he suspects is spying on him. One character smears feces on another. Elderly characters behave strangely, including forgetting dates, becoming paranoid, laughing hysterically, running around naked, crawling on the floor, pacing aimlessly and making peculiar requests (such as asking a child to get in the oven). A man is seen with a gun in his mouth. Characters are threatened with a butcher knife. Corpses are shown and a body is seen hanging from a tree. Characters are in peril, which results in a fight for their lives—bloody injuries are shown. Deaths are implied. A domestic fight is discussed.

Sexual Content: A romance between a high school student and a teacher is discussed. A teen boy makes sexual comments, as well as using sexual slurs and slang terms in the lyrics of his rap music. Teens briefly banter about sexual topics. An unmarried couple goes on vacation together. An elderly couple kisses and hugs affectionately. A shirtless thirteen-year-old boy films himself and makes comments about being sexually alluring. An adult male participates in hairy chest competition. A woman is seen in a bikini. An elderly woman is seen with her bare buttocks exposed, and later completely naked (shown from the back) – to which a teenaged boy expresses repulsion. Incontinence is discussed and dirty adult diapers are shown. A character vomits.

Language: A sexual expletive is uttered and a sexual finger gesture is shown. Mild and moderate profanities, scatological slang, and terms of deity are used. Some vulgar sexual comments and slang terms are heard. Mild name-calling occurs. A child uses names of celebrities as a substitute for swearwords.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters smoke cigarettes.

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The Visit (2015)
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Disturbing Content, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG
Quebec 13+
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

The Visit (2015) is directed by M. Night Shyamalan and stars Kathryn Hahn, Ed Oxenbould, Benjamin Kanes.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Visit (2015) movie is January 5, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Visit
Release Date: 5 January 2016
The Visit releases to home video (Blu-ray or DVD) with the following extras:
- The Making of The Visit
- Becca’s Photos

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M. Night Shyamalan also wrote and directed The Sixth Sense, Signs and The Village. Ed Oxenbould can be seen in light-hearted children’s movie Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

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