The Judge

Movie • 2014 • Drama  

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A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.
This movie contains 23 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
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Does a pet die?
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Were animals harmed in the making?
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Is there pedophilia?
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Is a minor sexualized?
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Is there bestiality?
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Is an animal sad?
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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Abuse
Is someone stalked?
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jojox
Some upsetting scenes between a father and son, occasionally bordering on violent
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Is someone gaslighted?
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Is a child abused?
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Addiction
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No but they are occasionally referenced
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Is there addiction?
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jojox
The judge is a recovering alcoholic or “recovered” as he puts it
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jojox
The judge is an alcoholic though he is referred to as being 28 years sober we do see him drink briefly
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Animal
Does a horse die?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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A snapping turtle. See above
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Are animals abused?
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A pet dog is poisoned but the vet is able to save him.
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Is there a dead animal?
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Does a cat die?
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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Are there snakes?
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No but brief discussion about “chasing the snakes out of Ireland, not Indiana”
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Are there bugs?
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Assault
Is someone sexually assaulted?
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Bodily Harm
Is there shaving/cutting?
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VitaLusty
The scene with the motorcyclist in the beginning is very graphic. He is hit by a car and chokes on his blood.

Also, one of the main characters suffers from anxiety induced asthma attacks.
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Is there cannibalism?
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Is someone burned alive?
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Is someone buried alive?
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Is there amputation?
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Does a head get squashed?
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Is there a hanging?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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Does someone break a bone?
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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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VitaLusty
A paid criminal is put in a car with carbon monoxide. Later, he is killed by impact to the head (off screen).
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Does someone fall to their death?
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Is there eye mutilation?
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Is there excessive gore?
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Children
Does a kid die?
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17 years old. Yes. And a mother with her children are killed in an explosion.
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Family
Is someone kidnapped?
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Does a parent die?
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jojox
*spoilers* both parents, first the mother then the father at the end of the film
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Does someone cheat?
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jojox
Hank’s wife is referred to as having cheated on him
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Is a child's toy destroyed?
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Fear
Are there jump scares?
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Is someone possessed?
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Are there ghosts?
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Are there clowns?
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Is there a shower scene?
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Gross
Does someone wet/soil themselves?
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Does someone vomit?
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jojox
43 and 59 minutes, 1 hr 18 in CP v*mits due to nerves. Audio and visual but quite brief. Just mute and/or look away when you hear him groan outside of the court. Judge v*mits into the toilet with about 1 hour 6 minutes to go, mostly audio, mute when Hank goes into the bathroom
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Does someone spit?
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jojox
About 35 minutes in a woman spits on the window of a car. The spit is visible then and afterwards and it is mentioned
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Is there audio gore?
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Law Enforcement
Is there copaganda?
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Medical
Is electro-therapy used?
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lindseymarie713
A character undergoes medical treatment that uses an IV, but the needle is not shown
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Is there a mental institution scene?
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Is there a hospital scene?
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jojox
A fairly major plot point, chemo shown and side effects seen and discussed
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Mental Health
Does someone self harm?
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Is a mentally ill person violent?
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Is there misophonia?
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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Anxiety induced asthma attacks, yes.
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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It is never stated explicitly but the character Dale is implied to have autism, the r slur is used about him and he is occasionally treated with little patience by other characters
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Noxious
Does a baby cry?
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Is there shakey cam?
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Pregnancy
Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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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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Does the black guy die first?
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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Are there "Man in a dress" jokes?
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Is there hate speech?
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The r slur is used when referring to a character who is implied to be autistic
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Does an LGBT person die?
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Are there n-words?
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Sex
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Yes but very mild. Mostly kissing and sexual references. No nudity
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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aprilandie
he kisses a woman, who turns out to be his niece
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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jojox
I would say bittersweet
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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jojox
A car is backed into the garage door but this is played for laughs
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Does a plane crash?
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LuzSorrentino
It is mentioned several times that someone is killed by a car but it is never shown
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Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
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Is there blood/gore?
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jojox
Quite mild
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Does someone drown?
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lindseymarie713
It’s mentioned that someone was murdered by being drowned.
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Is there gun violence?
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