Regression parents guide

Regression Parent Guide

Out of mind, out of sight.

Release date February 5, 2016

Angela (Emma Watson) accuses her father (David Dencik) of a sexual abuse, but neither is sure of the details. In order to get to the bottom of the mystery, Detective Bruce Kenner (Ethan Hawke) asks psychologist Dr. Raines (David Thewlis) to induce a mental regression to help the pair remember. What unfolds is more sinister than anyone imaged.

Why is Regression rated R? The MPA rated Regression R for disturbing violent and sexual content, and for language.

Run Time: 107 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Regression rated R? Regression is rated R by the MPAA for disturbing violent and sexual content, and for language.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Several frightening scenes depicting threat, intensity and suspense.
- Depictions of weapons violence, beating and suicide, with little blood or detail.
- References to child sexual abuse.
- Portrayal of sexual assault with brief breast and buttock nudity, and little detail.
- Occasional disturbing scenes.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Sexual violence.
- Theme of child sexual abuse.
- Nudity in sexual situation
- Implied sexual activity.
- Sexual references.
- Embracing and kissing.

Approximately 32 instances of coarse and/or sexual language, including:
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, mild cursing, and profanity.
- Limited use of slurs.

Drug and Alcohol Use:
- Tobacco use.
- Alcohol use.

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News About "Regression"

From The Studio:
Minnesota, 1990. Detective Bruce Kenner (Ethan Hawke) investigates the case of young Angela (Emma Watson), who accuses her father, John Gray (David Dencik), of an unspeakable crime. When John unexpectedly and without recollection admits guilt, renowned psychologist Dr. Raines (David Thewlis) is brought in to help him relive his memories and what they discover unmasks a horrifying nationwide mystery. © TWC-Dimension

Cast and Crew

Regression is directed by Alejandro Amenábar and stars Emma Watson, Ethan Hawke, David Thewlis, Devon Bostick.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Regression movie is May 10, 2016. Here are some details…

Regression releases to home video on May 10, 2016.

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Alejandro Amenábar also directed the thriller The Others. Another psychologist uses hypnosis to uncover the secrets locked in his patient’s mind in K-Pax.