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Strange things begin to happen after a couple (Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne) moves into a new home with their three children. Suspecting the house might be haunted, they seek professional help only to find out it is their son (Ty Simpkins) -- not the building -- that is possessed. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: C
Sexual Content: A
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 97
Theater Release: 01 Apr 2011
Video Release: 12 Jul 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Insidious is rated PG-13: for thematic material, violence, terror and frightening images, and brief strong language.

Director: James Wan
Cast: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins
Studio: 2011 Sony Pictures Entertainment
Website: Official site for Insidious.

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Why Is Insidious Rated PG-13?

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