Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Movie • 2021 • Comedy  

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When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.
This movie contains 19 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
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mad_melody
No dogs are harmed, but it's worth mentioning that the monsters (who are vaguely dog shaped and sounding, and one of them eats a bag of dog food) die at the end of the movie
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Were animals harmed in the making?
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Is there throat mutilation?
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Is an LGBT+ person outed?
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Is there ABA therapy?
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Is trypophobic content shown?
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Is there BDSM?
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Are any hands damaged?
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Is reality unstable or unhinged?
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Is someone abused with a belt?
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Is there body dysphoria?
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Abandonment
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
A now grown woman was abandoned by her (now deceased) father as a child, and she feels like he never cared about her (which it turns out near the end that he did). No flashbacks to her being abandoned. The woman's children, who are still children in the movie, were abandoned by their father as well, also before the movie's events. They don't seem to be as affected by their loss as their mother was and is by the loss of her father. No flashbacks to them being abandoned.
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Abuse
Are there abusive parents?
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
No one has been abused, but I want to mention this: A woman who was abandoned by her father as a child, and has borne a sorrow-driven grudge towards him ever since, finds out that he did in fact care about her, but had to leave - not that I quite understand why he had to. Learning of his reasons, she forgives him, as evidenced in a moving scene towards the end of the movie. Whether he deserves to be forgiven or not, I can't really say, since, again, I don't really see why he couldn't have stayed in contact with her despite his important mission.
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Is someone stalked?
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carturo222
The mother and the daughter are helped in the basement lab by a ghost. It feels spooky at first, but it's not malevolent.
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Is there domestic violence?
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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Sandphin
Egon is thought of as crazy; he's not believed. I would not call this gas lighting because he's not being lied to / manipulated.
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Is a child abused?
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mad_melody
There is a moment where child abuse *might* happen. When the mum is possessed by Zuul, she begins moving in a sensual way (though at least very toned down from how Dana acted while possessed in the original movie), and she briefly directs her suggestive body language at Podcast (a 12-year-old boy) while stroking his face. She thankfully backs off after a few seconds.
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Addiction
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Is there addiction?
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carturo222
There's a subtle implication that the mother abuses wine.
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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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FVanth
The Gatekeeper (Zuul) and The Keymaster (what's-his-name) both get returned to stone.
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Are animals abused?
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
No, but there are some very aggressive somewhat dog-like demonic beasts.
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FVanth
I count Zuul and... the Keymaster whatever his name is. Yes.
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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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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
If there's a cat, I didn't notice it.
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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 snakes?
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Are there bugs?
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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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jdpamv
Sorta— see “Is a child abused?”
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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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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
Supernatural entities are. I'm not sure if any humans are.
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carturo222
Two characters have sex while possessed by spirits, so consent is debatable.
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Bodily Harm
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Bunyip
There is a tiny moment towards the beginning when the mum is shaving/trimming the son's hair with an electric razor and as she jumps up off the bench she was sitting on the son flinches & grabs the back of his head, then looks at his hand & claims she knocked him & drew blood, though I couldn't see any blood. The moment moves on pretty much instantly.
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Does someone struggle to breathe?
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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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FishyMoonstone
No people are burned alive, but some small evil marshmallow creature are burned alive. And a few ghosts look kinda like they're on fire but they're not.
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carturo222
We don't see the moment of burying. We find a preserved body in a glass coffin, and the body rises, only to be killed for real.
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Is there body horror?
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Is there amputation?
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FishyMoonstone
A couple of marshmallow creatures are I think
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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 break a bone?
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
No, but we see people in spasms during prolonged electric shocks.
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
I see no reason to outright assume that the genitals of the character who's ripped in half are damaged - in fact I'd tend to believe that they went with one of the halves. In any case, we don't see the genitals.
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
YES! Ignore the "No"-answers! A woman tumbles all the way down a set of temple stone stairs just after being transformed back to a human from a "hell-hound" form. Her daughter sees her fall, screams and comes running to see if she's okay - which she is, at least physically.
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FishyMoonstone
It is mentioned briefly that people in the past leapt to their death but nothing is shown
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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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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
Hmm, I'm not sure what to answer, but I want to suggest you read mad_melody's comment under "Is someone sexually assaulted?"
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Death
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
The character I imagine people are thinking about when answering yes is not a major character in terms of screen time, but is essential to the plot - and was a major character in the two original "Ghostbusters" movies.
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Does a non-human character die?
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Does someone die?
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
An old man dies in an armchair near the beginning, and a very old man (villain) is split in half near the end.
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Disability
Is the r-slur used?
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jdpamv
Not a confirmed disabled character but Phoebe’s actress isn’t autistic from what I know.
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Drugs/Alcohol
Does someone overdose?
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Family
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
Yes, in this sense: Two people are possessed, and having control of their bodies, the possessing entities physically bring them to a somewhat remote place. When the two wake up, they have only fuzzy memories about what happened.
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Does a parent die?
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raeofsunshine317
The story revolves around the children’s grandfather passing away, and their family inheriting their farm.
SPOILERS AHEAD
He (his ghost) reappears at the end to help them in the final battle scene of the movie, and it does get quite emotional when he says goodbye - may be triggering for some experiencing loss.
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Does someone cheat?
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Is a child's toy destroyed?
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
Yes; an estranged father/grandfather dies in his armchair at the beginning. His grown daughter is saddened by his death, even though she bears a (sorrow-driven) grudge against him for abandoning her when she was a child.
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Fear
Are there jumpscares?
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Wildstorm13
Despite it not being an official Horror movie. This film does have several scares throughout with a couple of effective ones.

Here are the Jump Scare times below

MAJOR Scares in Capital letters.

(Minor) (00:57) A loud thunderclap straight at the first scene, may startle a few

(Minor) (14:21) The chessboard drops on the floor

(Minor) (29:02) The sofa chair suddenly moves forward into Phoebe

(MAJOR) (33:15) AS GARY TOUCHES THE GHOSTTRAP, IT SUDDENLY OPENS AND UNLEASHES A MONSTER

(Minor) (38:21) There is a sudden loud noise, when Trevor and Lucky are talking

(Minor) (39:22) The ghost monster suddenly flies above the well along with a loud noise

(Minor) (1:13:24) When Gary says "Hey" to the ghost monster at Walmart, it suddenly growls at him

(MAJOR) (1:23:05) THE GHOST DEMON SUDDENLY JUMPS AT CALLIE

(Minor) (1:24:09) A demonic Callie suddenly growls at Podcast

(Minor) (1:36:52) Lucky suddenly opens the door, startling Callie
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FishyMoonstone
Frequently
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Are there ghosts?
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Anonymous
There are both scary malicious ghosts and friendly humans in the form of 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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AliKat173
Not real vomit. In the diner a teenager pretends to throw up as a practical joke. Very quick scene.
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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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FishyMoonstone
There's some ghost drool.
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Is there audio gore?
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ItsBeetime
Theres squelching a LOT
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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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jdpamv
The police who appear aren’t portrayed positively.
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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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Medical
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carturo222
One post-credit scene has a dubious psychological test involving shocks as punishment.
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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 have a mental illness?
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Does someone self harm?
S.A.F.E. ALTERNATIVES® (1-800-DONTCUT)
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jdpamv
It’s not stated explicitly but Phoebe is extremely heavily autistic-coded. Not misrepresented beyond maybe casting.
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Is a mentally ill person violent?
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Is there D.I.D. misrepresentation?
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Is there misophonia?
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ectoplasmic
There is a scene where the character Callie chews popcorn slightly audibly
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FishyMoonstone
There is unwanted shape-shifting
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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FishyMoonstone
They go down into a mine, but it's pretty spacious once they're in there. People are also briefly trapped in statue but they get out very quickly.
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Saborlas
The ghost Muncher eats things that humans would not consider food (metal, for one). I believe it to be normal for it.
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Anonymous
It is briefly mentioned that a child's father disliked her because she was autistic, but this takes place before the setting of the movie
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ajmiller03
There is a brief description of miners jumping into a mine shaft but there are no details and nothing is shown
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Noxious
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
The "death whistle" that Podcast finds in the Spengler house produces a much louder sound than I expected.
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Does a baby cry?
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Is there shakey cam?
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lydiahoyt
the flashing wasn’t too bad until the middle/end of the movie with lots of police lights and flashing screens and shaking flashlights.
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Paranoia
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
An invisible (benevolent) ghost is in a kid's bedroom with her, and she doesn't know that it's there, at least at first. It must be assumed that the ghost is watching her, though we don't know for how long. The same thing happens with a grown woman in a basement - with the same benevolent ghost. In fact, this ghost probably watches the whole family as well as others much of the time throughout the movie.
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Is the fourth wall broken?
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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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FishyMoonstone
They point out that an ancient god in neither a boy or girl, and then use she/her pronouns anyway.
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idontcareenoughtofindagoodusername
No but one of the proton guns gets pointed at a black cop’s face.
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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jdpamv
One kid is a conspiracy theorist and mentions lizard people but nothing worse than that. The “lizard people” conspiracy is adjacent to QAnon and is similar to the “world Jewish” conspiracy in many ways, as both propose an “other” control everything. I don’t think the writers realized this but it was certainly worth noting.
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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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3
Does an LGBT person die?
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Anonymous
A (deceased) character is occasionally described to have been "nuts", "crazy", or weird acting
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Are there n-words?
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Is there aphobia?
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Sandphin
A mild joke about virginity, implying virgins are losers in the way of teen movies.
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Race
Is there blackface?
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Relationships
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
Possible trigger - see mad_melody's comment under "Is there sexual assault?"
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Sex
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carturo222
Two possessed characters are obviously implied to have sex, but it's not on screen.
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Is someone sexually objectified?
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Are there nude scenes?
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Is there bestiality?
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Are there incestuous relationships?
National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.4673
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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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Is there dementia/Alzheimer's?
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Is someone terminally ill?
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Social
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
A woman and her two children are evicted for not being able to pay rent, but they're able to move into a big house right away - a dilapidated old house, but still a house.
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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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Yes
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Sandphin
2 of them - one towards the beginning of the credits and then one way at the end.
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FishyMoonstone
Bitter sweet
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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FishyMoonstone
Not fatally but there's some close calls
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Saborlas
ECTO-1 IN ACTION!
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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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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
No, but there's a mountain emitting something reminiscent of a mushroom cloud.
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Is there blood/gore?
36 supporters
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9
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carturo222
One reanimated corpse is ripped in half.
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Does someone drown?
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Yes
2
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MajaLouiseVesterdorfLange
Only with those weird, but gun-like Ghostbusters weapons.
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