Life as a House

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When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.
This movie contains 15 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 excessive gore?
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Is there bestiality?
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Is rape mentioned?
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Abuse
Is someone stalked?
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Is there domestic violence?
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Is someone gaslighted?
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Is a child abused?
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Addiction
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Is there addiction?
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Does someone abuse alcohol?
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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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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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Are there bugs?
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Assault
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idontcareenoughtofindagoodusername
There is a character who agrees to do a sexual activity for drugs. And he is upset with himself afterwards. So not exactly assault but still kind of iffy.
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Bodily Harm
Is there shaving/cutting?
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idontcareenoughtofindagoodusername
A character choose to asphyxiate himself to get high
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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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idontcareenoughtofindagoodusername
Not for suicide though. A character chooses to asphyxiate himself to get high.
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Are any teeth damaged?
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Does someone break a bone?
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idontcareenoughtofindagoodusername
A character passes out a couple times, but no seizures
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Is there genital trauma/mutilation?
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Beth9
Although someone does break two fingers.
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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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Children
Does a kid die?
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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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Is a child's toy destroyed?
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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 there a shower scene?
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Gross
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Does someone vomit?
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Does someone spit?
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idontcareenoughtofindagoodusername
Not exactly fart or spit, but there is talk about a character's smelly poops
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Is there audio gore?
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Law Enforcement
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Medical
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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 self harm?
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Is a mentally ill person violent?
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Is there misophonia?
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Cassie2287
The nurse is feeding him around 20 minutes in and there are chewing noises
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Beth9
Although a character does mention that her ex husband is skinnier than he used to be.
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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Is there autism specific abuse?
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Noxious
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Is there shakey cam?
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Pregnancy
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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
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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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idontcareenoughtofindagoodusername
"queer" gets used as an insult
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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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Are there incestuous relationships?
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Spoiler
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Does it have a sad ending?
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Vehicular
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Does a plane crash?
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Is someone hit by a car?
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Violence
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Is there blood/gore?
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Does someone drown?
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Beth9
Near the start the dad jumps into the ocean but it’s not clear if he’s ok or not - he is fine.
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Is there gun violence?
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