Matilda

Movie • 1996 • Comedy  

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An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
This movie contains 25 potentially triggering events.
Your Triggers
Does the dog die?
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Unanswered Triggers
Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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Abandonment
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Daylsa
matilda is forgotten in the car by her parents the first day she is brought home from the hospital. she’s fine in the next scene!
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Abuse
Are there abusive parents?
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Is someone stalked?
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Most people said no but the cops sit outside her fathers house and just watch constantly
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oreoicecrem
Matilda's parents are abusive and miss honey was abused as a child
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Trying2Help
Matilda’s brother is also treated poorly by his parents. He bullies Matilda in a few scenes (although not to an abusive level)
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Is someone gaslighted?
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Is someone abused with a belt?
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Is a child abused?
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tikolanesla
Matilda is abused by her family, the students are all abused by Miss Trunchbull, as was Miss Honey in her childhood.
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Addiction
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julesunddasmeer
The biological parents consume alcohol.
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Does someone abuse alcohol?
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Animal
Were animals harmed in the making?
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Does a horse die?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Are animals abused?
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Phoebe
Miss Trunchball kicks a cat
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Is there a dead animal?
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Is an animal sad?
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Are rabbits harmed?
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Does a cat die?
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Trying2Help
A cat is kicked and flies in the air after scaring a character. Played for comedic effect and cat is not seen after
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Does a pet die?
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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Are there alligators/crocodiles??
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Are there snakes?
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oreoicecrem
muss trunchbull is afraid of a newt and she thinks it's a snake. she kept saying "its a snake! its a snake!"
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Are there sharks?
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Are there bugs?
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Phoebe
There’s a newt
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Assault
Does a woman get slapped?
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Is someone drugged?
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Is there pedophilia?
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Is someone held under water?
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Is rape mentioned?
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Is someone beaten up by a bully?
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Is someone restrained?
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Is someone sexually assaulted?
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Is someone's mouth covered?
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Bodily Harm
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Jenky
A hat is glued to someone's head and has to be cut off.
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Are any hands damaged?
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Are there dislocations?
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Is there throat mutilation?
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jmkraemer14
Principal locks children in a room called the chokey, where it appears to be hard to breathe somewhat
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Is there decapitation?
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Is there cannibalism?
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Is someone crushed to death?
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Is someone choked?
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Is someone burned alive?
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Is someone buried alive?
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Is there body horror?
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Is there amputation?
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Does a head get squashed?
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Is there Achilles Tendon injury?
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Is there a hanging?
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Does someone asphyxiate?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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Mulu
Comedic fainting.
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jamieblazej
The Trunchbull references breaking Miss Honey’s arm when she was nine but it’s never shown or mentioned again
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Does someone have a seizure?
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Is there genital trauma/mutilation?
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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KnightWhoSaysNi
Children are locked in a small box that's too narrow for them to sit down in and has broken glass and nails sticking out of the sides of it. Two characters are shown being put in it and one is shown being rescued from it, but the moments are brief.
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Someone trips down cluttered stairs while running away from villain
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ijustsettheworldonfire
No, but several characters are hurled and/or defenstrated
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Is there eye mutilation?
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Is someone stabbed?
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jamieblazej
No gore
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Children
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passerby
No. A child is unfortunately adopted by a caretaker who does not have her best interest in mind. The narrative implies this caretaker killed the child’s father.
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Does a kid die?
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Is a minor sexualized?
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Creepy Crawly
Are there bedbugs?
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Death
Does someone sacrifice themselves?
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Does a major character die?
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Does a non-human character die?
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Does someone die?
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Disability
Is the r-slur used?
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Drugs/Alcohol
Does someone overdose?
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Family
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passerby
No, however, a child is adopted by a caretaker who clearly has no intent to take care of her. The narrative implies that this caretaker killed the child’s father to take his home (and money)
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Does a parent die?
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charcolor
One character has a dead father, but he died before the events of the movie and no sort of flashback is shown on screen.
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Does someone cheat?
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Yes
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oreoicecrem
Matilda's dad tears her books up when she won't watch tv with the family
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Does a family member die?
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Fear
Are there jumpscares?
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jamieblazej
Matilda jumps out to scare Miss Honey but it’s not played as a jumpscare for the audience
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Is someone possessed?
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Are there ghosts?
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jamieblazej
Matilda uses her powers to make Miss Trunchbull think she’s being haunted, but there are no actual ghosts.
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Are there clowns?
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Are there natural bodies of water?
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Is trypophobic content shown?
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Are there razors?
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Is there a shower scene?
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Are there mannequins?
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Gross
Does someone wet/soil themselves?
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Does someone vomit?
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Jenky
No one vomits, but a kid is forced to eat an entire cake and almost vomits. Another kid comments that "he's going to vomit."
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Is someone eaten?
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Is there on-screen pooping?
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Does someone spit?
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4
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jmkraemer14
Ms trunchbull spits
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Is there audio gore?
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Is there farting?
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4
Large-scale Violence
Yes
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Trying2Help
Film was released in the 1990s
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Law Enforcement
Is there copaganda?
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1
No
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Trying2Help
Cops are shown as being incompetent
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Is there incarceration?
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1
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2
LGBTQ+
Is there deadnaming or birthnaming?
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5
Are there transphobic slurs?
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5
Yes
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5
Is an LGBT+ person outed?
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Is there bisexual cheating?
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Loss
Is a priceless artifact destroyed?
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Medical
Is electro-therapy used?
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Are needles/syringes used?
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Is there a mental institution scene?
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Yes
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jamieblazej
The beginning of the movie takes place in the nursery of a hospital
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Is there menstruation?
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
Does someone suffer from PTSD?
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3
Does someone have a mental illness?
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4
Does someone self harm?
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25
Is autism misrepresented?
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4
Is a mentally ill person violent?
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12
Is there D.I.D. misrepresentation?
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7
Yes
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11
Is reality unstable or unhinged?
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4
Does someone have a meltdown?
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3
Is there misophonia?
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9
Is there ABA therapy?
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4
Is there body dysphoria?
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6
Is there body dysmorphia?
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Trying2Help
No, but direct discussions of a characters death by suicide between an adult and a child.

Small spoiler:
Characters later suggest that it was falsely framed as a suicide.
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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oreoicecrem
miss trunchbull locks kids in the "chokey" to punish them, the chokey is a very small room with nails and glass in the walls
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RowanOakley
No, but a child is forced to eat an entire cake and is visibly sick.
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Is there autism specific abuse?
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1
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20
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tikolanesla
Miss Honey's father is ruled to have died by suicide, but it's speculated that this wasn't the case.
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Noxious
Are there sudden loud noises?
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Are there underwater scenes?
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4
Does a baby cry?
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14
Is there shakey cam?
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20
Is there screaming?
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1
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sillylittleshilo
There is a slight bit of language, although it is mild—for example, Ms. Trunchbull calling Matilda a "pissworm."
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Jenky
Lights flicker and blinds open and close rapidly
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Paranoia
Is someone watched without knowing?
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2
Yes
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nyancatspunksibling
A narrator is present who speaks to the audience directly but it’s not malicious in any sense
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Pregnancy
Is a baby stillborn?
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Is there childbirth?
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jamieblazej
Matilda’s birth is very briefly mentioned in the beginning and is described as painful, but there’s no childbirth on screen.
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Are there abortions?
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ijustsettheworldonfire
At the very beginning Matilda is shown as a baby in the hospital nursery
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Does someone miscarry?
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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0
There’s the cake scene, and this isn’t really a fat joke but as kids are laughing Mrs. trenchbull says something along the lines of, “why are you laughing? I love jokes just as much as the next fat person”
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jmkraemer14
A child calls ms.trunchbull sir
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Does the black guy die first?
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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Yes
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18
Are there "Man in a dress" jokes?
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13
Is there hate speech?
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18
Is a minority is misrepresented?
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5
Does an LGBT person die?
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Trying2Help
The whole film is very subtlety fatphobic (stereotypes and villains, and any character that is supposed to be laughed at)
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Are there n-words?
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Is there aphobia?
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Race
Is there blackface?
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Relationships
Is there a large age gap?
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Religious
Is religion discussed?
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Are there demons or Hell?
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3
Sex
Is there sexual content?
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26
Is someone sexually objectified?
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13
Are there nude scenes?
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Is there bestiality?
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7
Is there BDSM?
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5
Does someone lose their virginity?
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5
Are there incestuous relationships?
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Sexism
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Sickness
Does someone have a stroke?
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Does someone have a chronic illness?
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11
Is there dementia/Alzheimer's?
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13
Is someone terminally ill?
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4
Social
Is someone homeless?
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10
Are there anti-abortion themes?
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5
Are there fat suits?
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6
Is existentialism debated?
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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Are there end credit scenes?
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Yes
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AliceBell
Happy ending!
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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Yes
10
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0
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IoriSylvor
Lots of unsafe driving. The movie starts with a head-on POV of a car as it's parking. Lot's of engine revving and sputtering. Lots of tire screeching.
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Does a plane crash?
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Is someone hit by a car?
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21
Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
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Is there blood/gore?
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21
Does someone drown?
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22
Is there gun violence?
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