Is Bird Box Barcelona gory? (How scary is it?)

BIRD BOX (L to R) in BIRD BOX. Cr. LAB CREATIVE STUDIO/NETFLIX © 2022
BIRD BOX (L to R) in BIRD BOX. Cr. LAB CREATIVE STUDIO/NETFLIX © 2022 /
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The Bird Box universe is expanding on Netflix with a new movie out this weekend. Bird Box Barcelona is a follow-up to the 2018 movie starring Sandra Bullock that was based on Josh Malerman’s novel of the same name.

In the sequel, we follow a father and daughter and those they meet while trying to survive a post-apocalyptic Barcelona. The invisible entities from the first film are back, and they’ve invaded everywhere.

For those interested in watching Bird Box Barcelona, you might be curious about what to expect in terms of violence and scares. Here’s what you need to know.

Bird Box Barcelona age rating and parents guide

Bird Box Barcelona received a TV-MA rating for language, violence, and suicide. Parents need to know that it’s not appropriate for people under 17. Parental guidance is suggested if you decide to watch with younger viewers.

Is Bird Box Barcelona gory?

While it’s not the goriest movie on Netflix, there are disturbing scenes of violence throughout the film. Characters are shown slitting their throats, stabbing themselves, jumping off buildings, bashing their heads against windows, and more. Given the concept of the franchise is unseen entities driving people to suicide, you can imagine the type of violence in this film.

There are a lot of dead bodies shown on-screen, too, as the characters travel through a post-apocalyptic Barcelona, they see victims of the creatures hanging from buildings or on the ground. There isn’t a lot of blood shown, but some of the deaths are still quite graphic.

Is Bird Box Barcelona scary?

It depends on your perspective, but Bird Box Barcelona could be considered scary to anyone disturbed by suicide or violence. However, this isn’t a movie with a lot of jump scares, so if that is your primary concern, you should be okay.

Check out the official trailer below to get a better idea of what to expect from the film:

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