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Benjamin and Nicky Shaw (Joshua Jackson, Rachael Taylor) shudder when they discover the pictures they have snapped while on their honeymoon contain ghostly images. But when they decide to investigate the paranormal phenomenon more horror is exposed. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Theater Release: 20 Mar 2008
Video Release: 14 Jul 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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How We Determine Our Grades

Shutter is rated PG-13: for terror, disturbing images, sexual content and language.

Cast: Joshua Jackson, Rachel Taylor, David Denman, James Kyson Lee.
Studio: Twentieth Century Fox

Detailed Review

Asian interest in the paranormal has translated into a number of American film adaptations like The Grudge and The Ring. All of them focus on spiritual communication with the deceased.… 
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Why Is Shutter Rated PG-13?

Quick images of and interactions with a ghostly character provide most of the scare factor… 
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Talk It Over

How do Eastern and Western cultural attitudes differ in relation to paranormal activity?

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