Manchester By the Sea

Movie • 2016 • Drama  

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After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.
This movie contains 12 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 a dead animal?
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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 there domestic violence?
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Is a child abused?
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Addiction
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Lee mentions using cocaine, though it is not shown.
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An alcoholic mother is found by her husband and son passed out naked in the living room. Lee abuses alcohol while partying.
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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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Are animals abused?
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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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Are there bugs?
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Assault
Is someone sexually assaulted?
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Bodily Harm
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Duhkota
main character punches a window and cuts his hand
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Patrick is having a panic attack and struggle to breath
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Is there cannibalism?
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Three children in a house fire. The bodies are not shown but it's still a very disturbing scene.
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Is someone buried alive?
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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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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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3 children are burned to death in a fire, including a baby
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Disability
Is the r-slur used?
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2 scenes with it
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Family
Does a parent die?
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Does someone cheat?
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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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A man has a nightmare where he is confronted by his dead children. It is not immediately apparent that he is dreaming.
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Are there clowns?
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Gross
Does someone vomit?
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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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Kaleigh
Both a standard hospital environment and a morgue.
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
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Lee vents his grief and anger by getting beat up in bar fights and, in one scene, punching through a window that leaves him with gashes on his hand.
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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A teenager suffers a panic attack in the scene starting with frozen chicken falling out of a freezer.
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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A character is seen attempting suicide but is unsuccessful.
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Is there shakey cam?
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Pregnancy
Does someone miscarry?
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Prejudice
Is there hate speech?
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Kaleigh
Brief usage of the r-slur in a joking context.
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Does an LGBT person die?
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Use of the r-slur
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Sex
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Kaleigh
Mostly kissing and fondling under clothes. Characters have sex off screen.
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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SimonBoccanegra
Depends on your perspective. Signs of progress for the main character. Last scene affirms his enduring bond with his nephew. But not "all better." He has lost things that can never be restored.
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Vehicular
Does a plane crash?
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Is someone hit by a car?
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Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
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Is there blood/gore?
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Kaleigh
Lee smashes a window and cuts his hand. His bloody hand is visible briefly.
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Does someone drown?
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jdfristrom
A character grabs a gun from a cop
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