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Year
2009
Runtime
123 min.
Director
Jaume Collet-Serra
Genres
Thriller, Mystery
Rating *
7.0
Votes *
108,527
Checks
10,837
Favs
456
Dislikes
175
Favs/checks
4.2% (1:24)
Favs/dislikes
3:1
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  1. dombrewer's avatar

    dombrewer

    It ticks all of the evil child clichés and practically every bad thing Esther does is foreshadowed so massively there's barely a surprise in the whole film... well, maybe apart from one... but it really works, mostly thanks to a decent script and some great performances by Vera Farmiga and Isabelle Fuhrman, as well as partially deaf Aryana Engineer who plays the youngest daughter Max. It's genuinely creepy, and the tension builds extremely well thanks to the kids' performances and Farmiga's increasing desperation and loss of control - it's just a shame that the final showdown between mother and adopted daughter is so silly and formulaic, with the script suddenly losing all of it's originality. spoiler. Still, ending aside, it's much smarter than your average modern horror movie. 11 years 4 months ago
  2. Maxahlia's avatar

    Maxahlia

    Not perfectly executed but interesting nonetheless. 11 years 7 months ago
  3. Cassiodoro's avatar

    Cassiodoro

    Great thriller and excellent performance by Isabelle Fuhrman 11 years 8 months ago
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