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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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Dr. Franklin Hill
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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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6 March 1998 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$5,742,431 (USA) (6 March 1998)

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$13,513,622 (USA) (29 May 1998)
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Trivia

The movie was completed in 1996 but not released until two years later. See more »

Goofs

When Helen goes to the barn and finds the locket in the drawer, Martha catches her. When Helen hears Martha, she closes her hand around the locket above the open drawer. In the next shot, every drawer in the dresser is closed. See more »

Quotes

Martha Baring: [Just after turning on the cold water tab of the steam bath where old, ill and heart-weak Alice is immobilized] Now you STAY AWAY from my boy!
Alice Baring: Ahh... Ahhhhhh...
Martha Baring: You understand?
Alice Baring: AHHH... AAAAAAHHHHHH!
Martha Baring: I'll take that as a AAAHHHH... YES!
[She turns the tab off]
Martha Baring: Goodbye Alice.
[Martha leaves the bathroom]
Martha Baring: [When leaving the retirement home Martha bumps into a nun in charge of care. Talking about Alice and changing her anger in a gentle, lovely attitude] Oh! Sister... She wants a little more time, she ...
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Referenced in I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With (2006) See more »

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Hush Little Baby Don't You Cry
Composer unknown
Played during the opening credits
Variations played throughout as part of the score
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Great suspense thriller/drama!
19 December 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a great suspense thriller. Both Gweneth Paltrow and Jessica Lange were fantastic. As a horse owner, I tend to nit-pick inaccurate "goofs" pertaining to the use of horses, as their usually is, but in this one, I didn't notice any.

I loved the interaction with the Grandmother and one had to wonder throughout the film how the grandmother was going to portray a role in the outcome.

As a woman, a Mother, a wife and who had a domineering Mother-in-law, I kept rooting for Paltrow's character to smack Lang's character and do what needed to be done, not to mention what I would have wanted to do while feeling I had to suck up to my own M.I.L. to keep a marriage intact.


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