Terrifying horror film Megan is Missing so scary it’s banned in New Zealand goes viral on TikTok
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A terrifying horror movie has been brought back to light after resurfacing on TikTok.
Its left viewers afraid to sleep due to its utterly creepy nature. In fact, the film's director has even advised people not to watch it at night.
The 2011 horror flick, Megan is Missing has shocked fans all over again, over a decade after its original release. Viewers have been left traumatised by its graphic content.
New Zealand has gone as far as to ban the film due to its disturbing nature and unsettling scenes.
The movie follows two teenagers and best friends, Megan Stewart (played by Rachel Quinn) and Amy Herman (Amber Perkins). The pair live in North Hollywood and are seen going about their lives like typical teens would.
Suddenly, Megan goes missing after talking to and meeting up with someone she'd been having conversations with online. The film has received significant backlash regarding its graphic and shocking scenes, resulting in a ban from the Office of Film & Literature Classification in New Zealand.
A spokesperson said: "The DVD is classified as objectionable.
"The feature depicts sexual violence and sexual conduct involving young people to such an extent and degree, and in such a manner, that the availability of the publication is likely to be injurious to the public good."
The director of the harrowing movie, Michael Goi, has since spoken about the film after a clip went viral on TikTok.
Goi warned anybody who was looking to seek out the movie, saying: “I didn’t get to give you the customary warnings that I used to give people before they watched Megan Is Missing.
"They are: do not watch the movie in the middle of the night, do not watch the movie alone, and if you see the words ‘Photo Number one’ pop up on your screen, you have about four seconds to shut off the movie, if you’re already freaking out before you start seeing things that maybe you don’t want to see.”
The disturbing 2010s film was marketed as a 'true story' but, thankfully, this was not the case. They were able to describe it as such as it was loosely based around the interactions young girls could have online with strangers. It's definitely a solid deterrent for speaking to strangers.
One TikTok user gave an added warning to curious viewers on the viral video's comments section, writing: "If you are easily triggered or under 18 please watch it during the day or with someone…or both."
Another wrote: "I just watched it. I feel like I wanna cry now."