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'Warm Bodies': Points for parents

Published: Sunday, Aug. 30 2015 2:36 a.m. MDT

This film image released by Summit Entertainment shows Nicholas Hoult, left, and Teresa Palmer in a scene from This film image released by Summit Entertainment shows Nicholas Hoult, left, and Teresa Palmer in a scene from "Warm Bodies." (AP Photo/Summit Entertainment, Jonathan Wenk) (Jonathan Wenk, AP)

Violence: Even though this may seem to be a romantic comedy, there are scenes that could be in any horror film. Zombies attack people and eat them. Humans and zombies battle each other, and there is a sense of danger throughout most of the film.

Gore: Zombies are shown eating people. Viewers are told that one zombie is eating a brain. There are two kinds of zombies, those with skin and those without. There is some blood shown, but not as much as there could be.

Language/nudity: There are swear words but a lot less than there could be. The same goes for any nudity. There is a scene where the female lead undresses to dry her clothes, but she leaves her underwear on.

This is a very different take on zombie films. Despite being refreshing, it is still a little strange. One scene does have a person drinking, but nothing in excess. The PG-13 rating is appropriate, but depending on your kids, you may want to wait until they are 14 or 15.

This film image released by Summit Entertainment shows Rob Corddry, right, and Nicholas Hoult in a scene from This film image released by Summit Entertainment shows Rob Corddry, right, and Nicholas Hoult in a scene from "Warm Bodies." (AP Photo/Summit Entertainment, Jonathan Wenk) (Jonathan Wenk, AP)

Shawn O'Neill is the Family Man Movie Reviewer.

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