Ultraviolent Terrifier 2 horror movie given gore warning in Australia

With reports of US audiences passing out and puking into their popcorn, it's no wonder the classification board is nervous.

The Australian film classification board has issued a ‘gore warning’ and R18+ rating for the new film Terrifier 2.

The sequel to 2016’s killer clown movie has gained the kind of notoriety horror films dream for in recent weeks, with multiple reports of audience members throwing up and fainting in US cinemas due to its graphic violence and disturbing subject matter.

Starring David Howard Thornton, Felissa Rose, Lauren LaVera, Elliott Fullam and Chris Jericho, the film picks up immediately after the events of the first movie, as per its blurb on IMDB:

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Paul Dalgarno is author of the novels A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); the memoir And You May Find Yourself (2015); and the creative non-fiction book Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. X: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @dalgarnowrites