I Believe in Unicorns

Movie • 2014 • Drama  

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Follows the lyrical journey of an imaginative teenage girl who runs away from home with an older punk rock drifter, but not even unicorns can save her now.
This movie contains 27 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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thestarcollectorfynn
Sterling mentions that his father was abusive, nothing is shown

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Is autism misrepresented?
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thestarcollectorfynn
sometimes the sound of the flash can be sudden for people with sensory/auditive issues
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Is there decapitation?
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Is there throat mutilation?
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Is an LGBT+ person outed?
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thestarcollectorfynn
Davina's mother is actually played by the director's mother, Toni Meyerhoff, who has multiple sclerosis
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Abandonment
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It's mentioned but not shown
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Abuse
Is someone stalked?
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Is there domestic violence?
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youchmgouch
boys dad used to hit him and so he lashes out and does the same
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Davina is gaslit. She tells her bf she wants to go home and he convinces her that she's actually just hungry. He also convinces her she's overly sensitive when she points out his abuse
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Is a child abused?
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dearprudence
child abuse is mentioned but not shown, however a 16 year old girl is hit a few times (not by her parents)
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Addiction
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Only cigarettes
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Is there addiction?
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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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youchmgouch
a stuffed unicorn dies near the end
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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youchmgouch
a stuffed unicorn dies, but the “blood” is glitter
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Are animals abused?
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youchmgouch
a stuffed unicorn
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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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Does a pet die?
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Does a dragon die?
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Larkinik
Not real, in her imagination
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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 drugged?
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Is there pedophilia?
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Yes. The protagonist is younger than 17 and her "boyfriend" is an adult
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dearprudence
a girl chooses to hold her breath under water frequently
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Is rape mentioned?
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Is someone beaten up by a bully?
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youchmgouch
guy restrains girl during a violent sexual act
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Is someone sexually assaulted?
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EllaDrawswell
character is raped towards end
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Bodily Harm
Is there shaving/cutting?
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youchmgouch
there are scenes in the bath tub where she gasps for breath as she rises
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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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There's a scene where Davina wakes up under leaves/dirt in her imagination and the leaves keep re-burying her
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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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Does someone become unconscious?
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Does someone break a bone?
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Does someone have a seizure?
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dearprudence
a character discusses pain during sex
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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Does someone fall down stairs?
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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
Is an infant abducted?
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Does a kid die?
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youchmgouch
the girl who is you ger than 17 (we dont know her real age) ends uo doing sexual acts and running away with a grown man 18+ his age isnt revealed either, just that he is grown
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Death
Does someone sacrifice themselves?
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Does a major character die?
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youchmgouch
a stuffed unicorn dies
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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
Is someone kidnapped?
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Does a parent die?
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Does someone cheat?
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dearprudence
a stuffed unicorn and dragon is burnt
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Does a family member die?
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Fear
Are there jumpscares?
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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 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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G1itt3rGun
right after she loses her virginity. you’ll be able to tell when it’s coming. not too graphic
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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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Is there audio gore?
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Large-scale Violence
Are there 9/11 depictions?
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Law Enforcement
Is there copaganda?
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LGBTQ+
Is there deadnaming or birthnaming?
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Are there transphobic slurs?
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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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Is there a hospital scene?
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
Does someone suffer from PTSD?
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Does someone self harm?
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Larkinik
The only character who’s violent is never implied to be mentally ill in any way
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Is there D.I.D. misrepresentation?
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Is there misophonia?
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Is there ABA therapy?
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Is there body dysphoria?
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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dearprudence
no, but a character implies that another thin character eats too much
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dearprudence
the protagonist is autistic coded and is mocked
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Noxious
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thestarcollectorfynn
The main character is shown many times underwater throughout the movie
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Does a baby cry?
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Is there shakey cam?
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dearprudence
not sure why people said no, there are frequent shakey cams
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Is there obscene language/gestures?
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Paranoia
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thestarcollectorfynn
not in a creepy way, one of the characters admires the other from afar
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dearprudence
there is narration but not a direct fourth wall break
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Pregnancy
Is a baby stillborn?
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Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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Are there babies or unborn children?
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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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Is a minority is misrepresented?
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Does an LGBT person die?
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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
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Davina is "under 17" and her boyfriend is an "adult"
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Sex
Is there sexual content?
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Is someone sexually objectified?
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Yes
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Larkinik
Some bare butts and a lot of main character in underwear
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Is there bestiality?
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Does someone lose their virginity?
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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Sexism
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Sickness
Does someone have a stroke?
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Davina's mom has a chronic illness that causes Davina to need to take care of her
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Is there dementia/Alzheimer's?
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Social
Is someone homeless?
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Are there anti-abortion themes?
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Are there fat suits?
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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Does it have a sad ending?
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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Does a car honk or tires screech?
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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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Does someone drown?
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Is there gun violence?
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