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Let Me In

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Matt Reeves


Kodi Smit-McPhee
Chloe Moretz
Richard Jenkins


2010 Overture

Still shot from the movie: Let Me In.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


After enduring much bullying at school, twelve-year-old Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee) finally finds a friend in Abby (Chloe Moretz). However, the equally introverted girl has an even better reason why she has few close companions -- she is a vampire.

Content Details

Why Is Let Me In Rated R?

Let Me In is rated R for strong bloody violence, language and a brief sexual situation.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Let Me In...

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


- Brief portrayals of graphic violence

- Acts of violence shown in a realistic manner, with details of blood and tissue damage.

- Frequent hand-to-hand and weapons violence, sometimes involving children (blood and detail shown).

- Several scenes of violence depicting beating, stabbing, self mutilation and burning.

- Several scenes depicting mutilated corpses.

- Frequent portrayals of intense bullying involving children

- Infrequent depictions of gruesome deaths, including gory and grotesque images.

- Occasional disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Brief breast shown in a sexual situation.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.


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

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and profanity.

- Infrequent use of slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Some substance abuse.

- Tobacco use.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Let Me In.

Another loner makes friends with a vampire in the movie Twilight.A bullied orphan finds real love when he is taken in by a red-haired woman in A Shine of Rainbows.

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Violence.
AB 14A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes, Not Recommended for Children.
MB 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Gory Scenes, Coarse Language.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Graphic Violence.
QC 13+ Violence, Horror.

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