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For Donna (Brittany Snow), Prom Night is a big deal. She's got the dress, booked the room at the fancy hotel where the event is being hosted, and has set her heart on an unforgettable evening. And that is what she gets all right -- after a serial killer also checks in for the big party.
Why Is Prom Night Rated PG-13?
Prom Night is rated PG-13 for violence and terror, some sexual material, underage drinking, and language.
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During the opening scenes of this film, a high school student discovers her murdered brother and watches as a man kills her mother. The teen is emotionally distressed by the event and is haunted by recurring nightmares. Numerous characters are stalked and savagely stabbed with a knife in shadowed or obscured scenes. Blood splatters across the wall and a man is shown washing blood from his blade. Multiple corpses are seen. A girl falls down stairs while being chased; another has her head smashed into a mirror. A man is repeatedly shot in the chest. Underage drinking is shown, with one character depicted as being drunk. Sexual innuendo, comments and the implied plan for casual sex between teens are portrayed. The script includes frequent vulgarities and repeated terms of Deity.
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DVD Release Date: 19 August 2008
Prom Night releases to DVD in a rated (theatrical) and an unrated version. Both offer a commentary with director Nelson McCormick and stars Brittany Snow and Jonathan Schaech, deleted scenes (with optional commentary), an alternate ending, four featurettes and a gag reel. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English).
The Blu- ray edition also includes all of the above, plus an additional storyboard track.