It’s the spooky season and nights are longer & colder creating the perfect time to hit up a movie theater. Your teens and tweens are asking if they can see this one: here’s what you need to know before you say yes. Is Last Night In Soho too scary for kids? This parent movie review and guide will help you decide if it’s ok for your kids to watch. ps- also check when you can pee during the movie and the quotes from Last Night in SoHo.
About Last Night In Soho
In acclaimed director Edgar Wright’s psychological thriller, Eloise, an aspiring fashion designer, is
mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer, Sandie.
But the glamour is not all it appears to be and the dreams of the past start to crack and splinter into
something far darker.
Watch Last Night In Soho trailer here.
Is Last Night In Soho Too Scary For Kids? Parent Movie Review
It is spooky season and that means we’re all looking for ways to get scared!
Watching scary movies with your teens and tweens might be on your October movie night list.
But is this one going a bit too far for teens and tweens to watch?
Is the new thriller Last Night In SoHo too scary for kids?
This parent movie guide will help you decide what ages can watch Last Night In SoHo and what the language, violence, and sex/nudity levels are in the movie.
Language In Last Night in Soho
There’s a fair bit of swears and concerning language in Last Night in Soho.
Your kids will hear many uses of f@ck, c@nt, d@mn, h@ll, sh!t, b! tch, and more. Multiple uses, so these aren’t just one-off moments.
The main characters are young adults living in London (some for the first time) so they’re definitely stretching some boundaries and their conversations prove it.
Additionally, the language by men toward women in this movie is concerning. Derogatory and predatory terms are used throughout the movie toward women by men.
Sex and Nudity: Is Last Night In SoHo Ok For Kids?
There is a fair amount of sex in the plot, but not much is shown on screen from a nudity standpoint.
One of the main characters is forced into a life of prostitution which you see by her many encounters with men in bars and in her bedroom.
Women are seen in bras and sexy nightwear, but no nudity is seen.
Men take off their clothes and get into bed with women.
There is a montage scene where multiple women are seen in various high-risk and sexual activities, including one woman you see briefly by the back of her head performing oral sex on a man.
The content is clear, even if the direct visuals are brief.
Is Last Night In SoHo Too Scary For Kids? Violence and Gore
Last Night in SoHo is a thriller in the horror genre, so, yes, there is some violence and gore.
The end of the movie is where the violence and blood ramps up and you’ll see various people stabbed with a big knife in bloody ways.
Necks and bellies are slashed with bright red blood coming from the wounds.
While the gore is significant in places, it’s not the overall tone of the movie’s scares. We’re not talking Halloween Kills scare levels for example.
The scares in Last Night In SoHo are found in the faceless, dark ghosts that haunt Ellie throughout the movie. Plenty of mild jump scares to keep you and your teens hopping in your seat!
Trigger warning: there are discussions about self-harm and suicide in the movie. Nothing is shown on screen but a parent’s death is mentioned to have occurred by suicide.
What Ages Can Watch Last Night In SoHo?
Last Night in SoHo is rated R, which means 17 and up or younger with parents’ permission.
What ages can watch Last Night In SoHo?
We think any mature teen in high school could handle this movie, as long as sexual discussions are not taboo in your household. Last Night In SoHo is appropriate for mature ages 14 and up.
The blood and gore are on a more mild end, but the psychological thriller aspect is top rate. This isn’t your average horror film and has a lot of great moments that the teen who likes to be scared will enjoy!
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Patty Holliday is a parent movie reviewer, writer, and podcaster living in the Washington, DC area. Her goal is to bridge the gap between casual fandom and picky critic with parent movie and television reviews. As a lifelong fangirl and pop culture connoisseur, she’s been creating online since 2009. You can find her work at No-Guilt Disney.com, No-Guilt Fangirl.com, No-Guilt Life, and as host of the top-rated No-Guilt Disney Podcast.