A Quiet Place: Day One

NZ release: 28 June 2024

Violence and offensive language Rated on: 18 June 2024

A Quiet Place Day 1 poster

What’s it about

A meteor hits the earth carrying hostile aliens with ultra-sensitive hearing. Trapped in New York, Samira and her cat, Frodo, must find a way to escape the chaos.

The facts

  • Directed by Michael Sarnoski (Pig)
  • Starring Lupita Nyong'o (Us and Black Panther) and Joseph Quinn (Stranger Things)
  • English language
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • It is the third instalment in the A Quiet Place film series serving as a spin-off and prequel.

Why did it get this rating?

This film game was cross-rated by the Film and Video Labelling Body. You can find out more about cross-rating here.

Violence and horror

While the film is less about the alien attacks and more about the human behaviour we still see moments of violence and scary scenes. This includes physical fights, explosions and characters getting snatched away by the aliens. There are a lot of jump scares and we see dead bodies and blood splatters on walls, however injuries are not shown in detail. The strongest scenes of violence include

  • A character accidentally bashes another’s head to try and keep him quiet but kills him in the process.
  • Another character is knocked down by a stampede of terrified people.

Offensive language

Offensive language is used throughout the film, including highly offensive words such as f*ck and sh*t.

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