Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this is a very scary movie with intense peril and upsetting deaths. For those who have dealt with loss, the killer, "Charlie" will be especially disturbing since he wins Emily as a friend when she most needs someone to help her. Issues of trust and the suffering of main characters, including a child, are themes in this movie. Relationships are strained by inability of characters to handle trauma. There is social drinking, infidelity, and implied psychological spousal abuse.
Reference to marital infidelity.
Intense peril and violence, characters killed, grisly and explicit images, suicide, on-screen murder, child threatened, references to child's death, intense peril, atmospheric creepiness, cruelty to animals.
Mild for an R.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Social drinking, prescription medication.