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Skeleton Key

Caroline Ellis (Kate Hudson) gets more than the $1,000/week she was promised when she takes a nursing job caring for an elderly invalid. Her master key to the large isolated mansion, where her patient resides, unlocks a skeleton of paranormal proportions in this supernatural thriller. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: C
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Theater Release: 11 Aug 2005
Video Release: 14 Nov 2005
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Skeleton Key is rated PG-13: for violence, disturbing images, some partial nudity and thematic material.

Cast: Kate Hudson
Studio: 2005 Universal Studios

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Caroline Ellis (Kate Hudson) is a prospective nursing student who was orphaned following the death of her father. Still haunted by the guilt of his dying alone, she's… 
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