Is the film for children?


Did you see what I just saw? The wait is over as the Paramount Pictures horror film Smile just started its domestic theatrical release. Not only has this movie been highly anticipated, but it also joins the continuing list of horror movies releasing in the latter part of 2022.

The film gained attention due to its viral marketing tactics such as placing smiling people in the background of sporting events and even The Today Show. Due to the film’s social awareness, this could lead to a bigger audience in theaters. With a cast led by Sosie Bacon (As we see), Kyle Gallner (Cry 5), Jessie T. Usher (The boys), Caitlyn Stasey (fantasy island) and Rob Morgan (Don’t look up), now is your chance to find out what makes everyone smile.

According to IMDB, the premise of the film is as follows:

After witnessing a strange and traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter begins to experience frightening events that she cannot explain. As overwhelming terror begins to grip her life, Rose must confront her troubling past in order to survive and escape her horrifying new reality.

Judging by the film’s premise, this is definitely a horror movie that’s meant to get under your skin, whether you’re sitting with others in theaters or in the comfort of your own home. That being said, horror movies tend to be aimed at mature audiences with very few exceptions, so will this movie be worth the attention of younger viewers? Let’s find out.

Why is the film Smile rated R?

Don’t let that smile fool you. Children under 17 must go to the theater with an adult to see this film. The MPAA gave the film an R rating. Smile for strong violent content, gruesome imagery, and language that means this isn’t a horror movie you want your kids to see alone. This movie includes a ton of scary and intense scenes. Unless your kids are used to watching such movies, you might want to go solo with a group of older friends to watch this movie.

If you haven’t seen the trailer, you can be the judge after watching the latest below:

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