- 1h 25m
A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after an eerie accident in which they believe they may have hit a young girl with their car. Fearing the manifestations may be connected; they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
© 2008 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Being a remake of a Thai horror film instead of Japanese doesn't prevent Shutter from being another lame Asian horror remake.
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Common Sense Says
Bad script, so-so scares mar Asian horror remake.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this horror movie includes some graphic violence, including the bloody effects of a ghost's assaults on victims. There's also a jarring car accident; a leap from a balcony that has a hard, bloody ending on the sidewalk; and a camera eyepiece that pierces a character's eye. The ghost appears repeatedly in shadows and scares people. A sexual assault appears in photos and a flashback scene. The movie also includes some sexual imagery, showing women in bras and panties, as well as naked backs. There's some language and drinking, and a scene shows men agreeing to put a date-rape drug in a woman's wine.
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The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
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- Genre:Horror, Thriller
- Release Date:March 21, 2008
- Captions:English, Spanish
- Audio Format:5.1
- Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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