13 Ghosts (1960) Poster


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Sex & Nudity

  • Some flirtation between the daughter and the lawyer.

Violence & Gore

  • Some of the ghosts have a macabre appearance (ie. a floating head, a chef with a cleaver, a lion tamer without a head, etc.)


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The ghosts can be scary, especially to small children. They often appear ghoulish or macabre, making strange noises and moaning frightfully.
  • The film has a generally playful, "fun house" style approach to horror, making it appropriate for family viewing. But the ghosts can still be effectively weird and spooky, and may frighten young children.
  • Suggested MPA Rating: "PG for some scary sequences".


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Violence & Gore

  • At the end of the film, the villain is crushed in a booby trapped bed frame. No blood, but we hear him screaming for help before he is crushed.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A frightening, zombie-like ghost is seen several times. He appears ghastly and threatening. He is later revealed to be the lawyer in disguise, attempting to locate the hidden money in the house. He then comes face-to-face with the REAL zombie-like ghost of Prof. Zorba, which approaches him menacingly and forces him onto a booby-trapped bed, where the lawyer is killed.

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