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Sex & Nudity

  • A woman takes a bath and her breasts are briefly seen.
  • A teenage girl's mother calls her breasts 'dirty pillows'
  • The nudity is not sexualized, though it is visible.
  • All nudity takes place within the first 10 minutes of the film.
  • Most of the sex in the movie is just nudity.
  • In the beginning of the film, numerous women walk around naked in slow-motion, their breasts, buttocks, and pubic hair are shown while a woman receives her first period in the shower, unaware what is happening and panics while girls throw tampons and towels at her, while her breasts and buttocks are shown.
  • In a car a teen girl sucks a teen boy's fingers and they kiss passionately then she gives him a blowjob they show her head is moving.

Violence & Gore

  • Rated R for strong horror violence, frightening images, some sexual content, graphic nudity, and language
  • A teen girl gets her first period; blood is seen on her hand and running down her leg.
  • A teen girl is physically abused by her mother (her mother frequently slaps her).
  • A teen girl uses her telekinesis to make a boy riding a bike fall off (he is slightly injured).
  • A woman scratches her legs until they bleed.
  • A teenage boy kills pigs (We only see the hammer swinging up and down, we hear the pigs squealing)
  • A teen girl is doused in blood.
  • A teen girl uses her telekinesis to kill people at the prom.
  • A high-pressured hose crashes people into tables.
  • 3 men are electrocuted, but one of the men catches on fire and burns down the prom.
  • A woman is killed by a falling basketball board that hits her in the torso, pinning her to the wall. She dies as blood emerges from her mouth.
  • A bucket falls on a teen boy's head making him unconscious.
  • A teen boy and a teen girl attempt trying to run another teen girl over but the car flips over and explodes, killing them both.
  • A teen girl, covered in blood, takes a bath.
  • A teacher slaps her students.
  • A teen boy hits a teen girl.
  • A teen girl is hit with a baseball cap.


  • 13 uses of "shit", 6 uses of "fuck", 3 uses of "hell", 2 uses of "ass" (1 implied), 2 uses of "bitch", 1 use each of "damn", "pussy" and "tits".

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • People drink alcoholic beverages and smoke cigarettes.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Altough this is a horror movie. It is actually more sad than scary.
  • There is a lot of blood in this film. It may be very unsettling for those who are uncomfortable at the sight of blood.
  • This movie is very much NOT for children.
  • Rated R for disturbing behavior, a scene of violence, some sexual content and graphic nudity
  • This is an extremely horrifying movie and intense movie.
  • A teen girl massacres the people at a prom using her telekinetic powers; this may be intense for some viewers.
  • The St. Sebastian statue may be frightening for some viewers.
  • Carrie's mother, Margaret White, is a religious zealot who verbally, emotionally, and even physically abuses her daughter. This may be intense for some viewers.
  • Several people are locked inside a burning gym and are burned alive. This may be intense for some viewers.
  • Carrie is frequently bullied; this may be intense for some viewers.


The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Violence & Gore

  • A teen girl is stabbed in the back with a knife by her mother. After being stabbed, she falls down the stairs. She then gets up and uses her telekinetic powers to impale her mother with knives (blood is shown) in a crucifix pose, killing her. Very graphic and bloody.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • There's a final jump scare at the end of the movie.
  • A creepy-looking St. Sebastian statue is shown while the house that both Carrie and her mother are in collapses. This may be frightening for some viewers. Making it even more ironic is when Carrie brutally slaughters her mother, violently impaling her with kitchen knives and soon, her corpse is shown in a cruciform pose.
  • A survivor at the prom has a dream that she placed flowers on Carrie's grave which is a For Sale sign and a bloody hand reaches up and grabs her; she wakes up screaming.

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