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When Victoria and Lilly (Megan Charpentier and Isabelle Nélisse) are found after a five-year disappearance, the young girls are sent to live with their Aunt and Uncle (Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). But the challenges prove greater than what might be expected because the orphans keep talking about (and to) an unseen Mama. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 100
Theater Release: 17 Jan 2013
Video Release: 07 May 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Mama is rated PG-13: for violence and terror, some disturbing images and thematic elements.

Director: Andres Muschietti
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle NĂ©lisse
Studio: 2013 Universal Pictures
Website: Official site for Mama.

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