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Study finds that young teens are exposed to too many violent movies

Dartmouth College Office of Public Affairs • Press Release
Posted 12/23/02 • Contact Susan Knapp

Percent of adolescents who have seen extremely violent movies.(95% CI)

Movie Title

Year of Release

Overall

5th grade

Scream

1996

66.4
(62.1, 70.7)

38.8
(24.6, 52.9)

I Know What You Did Last Summer

1997

60.4
(56.0, 64.9)

45.0
(28.9, 61.1)

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer

1998

58.3
(53.7, 62.8)

37.5
(23.3, 51.7)

Scream 2

1997

58.2
(53.7, 62.7)

37.2
(22.2, 52.3)

Con Air

1997

53.4
(48.9, 57.9)

35.0
(19.6, 50.4)

Face/Off

1997

48.6
(44.0, 53.2)

31.3
(14.3, 48.2)

Die Hard

1988

48.3
(43.7, 52.8)

35.3
(21.7, 48.9)

Die Hard 2

1990

45.2
(40.6, 49.7)

22.0
(8.7, 35.2)

Halloween H20: Twenty Years Later

1998

45.
(40.6, 49.7)

37.2
(22.2, 52.3)

Bride of Chucky

1998

44.0
(39.4, 48.5)

31.8
(17.5, 46.1)

Die Hard: With a Vengeance

1995

41.41
(36.9, 45.9)

18.2
(6.3, 30.0)

Blade

1998

41.4
(36.9, 46.0)

29.5
(15.5, 43.6)

Starship Troopers

1997

36.7
(32.3, 41.1)

26.2
(12.3, 40.1)

Crow: City of Angels The

1996

34.5
(30.1, 38.8)

35.1
(19.0, 51.3)

Urban Legend

1998

31.6
(27.4, 35.9)

11.8
(2.6, 20.9)

Alien: Resurrection

1997

31.1
(26.9, 35.3)

22.4
(10.3, 34.6)

Crow The

1994

30.1
(26.0, 34.3)

20.8
(9.5, 32.0)

Bad Boys

1995

30.0
(25.8, 34.2)

28.1
(11.7, 44.6)

Eraser

1996

28.2
(24.1, 32.3)

14.6
(3.3, 25.9)

Species II

1998

27.7
(23.6, 31.7)

17.6
(6.8, 28.5)

Jackal The

1997

27.3
(23.3, 31.4)

15.8
(3.6, 27.9)

Rambo III

1988

27.1
(23.1, 31.1)

10.8
(0.3, 21.3)

General's Daughter, The

1999

27.0
(23.0, 31.1)

19.6
(8.3, 30.9)

Total Recall

1990

23.3
(19.4, 27.1)

7.9
(-1.1, 16.9)

From Dusk Till Dawn

1996

23.0
(19.1, 26.8)

11.4
(1.6, 21.1)

Bulletproof

1996

23.0
(19.2, 26.8)

9.6
(1.3, 17.9)

Silence of the Lambs The

1991

22.3
(18.5, 26.1)

9.3
(0.3, 18.3)

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