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Hush (1998)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 6 March 1998 (USA)
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Helen is the young girlfriend of good-looking Jackson Baring. When Helen gets pregnant and marries Jackson, they decide to move to his hometown, Kilronan, and have a baby there. But his ... See full summary »

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Helen is the young girlfriend of good-looking Jackson Baring. When Helen gets pregnant and marries Jackson, they decide to move to his hometown, Kilronan, and have a baby there. But his mother Martha, who lives there, starts to do weird things, and obviously she's not too friendly to Helen. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for some violence, sensuality and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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$5,742,431 (USA) (6 March 1998)

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$13,513,622 (USA) (29 May 1998)
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The movie was completed in 1996 but not released until two years later. See more »

Goofs

When Helen shows the picture to Alice, it is upside down, but in the next shot it is right side up. See more »

Quotes

Alice Baring: [feeding ducks] I feed them the whole pharmacy. Heartburn, ulcers, blood pressure. They're immune to everything now. The oldest living Confederates in America.
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Spoofs Rosemary's Baby (1968) See more »

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As I Walked Out One Evening
Written by W.H. Auden (1938)
Used by permission of Curtis Brown Ltd.
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Could have been a Hot B-movie!!
17 January 2005 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

Everybody should just relax and enjoy watching a red hot, middle aged Momma's sexual jealousy over her beautiful daughter in law. The photography was great, loved the rural location (without the stupid horses), and Gwyneth and Jessica look as good as they ever have. The problem is that the director tried too hard for believability, and that resulted in a very average, plodding, sometimes laughably bad movie. If they had taken it over the top, like what you find in good novels, (torture, perversion), then we would have had a classic.

Its a shame they held back because Jessica and Gwyneth looked amazing. Who cares if their performances weren't great? Their screen presence made up for it. They were ripe for a deliciously violent, twisted older woman/younger woman B-movie and the director blew it. (Check out Piper Laurie and Sissy Spacek in "Carrie." They set the standard for over the top, twisted mother-daughter action.)


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