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Ritual (2002)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Alice Dodgson
Paul Claybourne
Wesley Claybourne
Caro Lamb
J. B.
Matthew Hope
Dorothy Cunningham ...
Ron Taylor ...
Superintendant Archibald
Trevor Rhone ...
Carl Bradshaw ...
Randolph Winston Jones ...
Gentleman Jackson
Scott Getlin ...
Dr. Peter Winsfold
Dr. Shaba


Dr. Alice Dodgson gets her medical license revoked after the death of a patient. She's facing the possibility of not getting any job when she accepts to be the nurse for one young man who suffers of cephalitis called Wesley Claybourne. Aside from the sickness he's suffering Wesley believes he has been "touched" by some voodoo cult. While she stays in Jamaica, Dr. Dodgson will feel uncomfortable as she discovers that voodoo is not only a "state of mind" and could be a real threat to her life and Wesley's. She'll have to discover why she and her patient are targets of the voodoo curse. Written by MRPHANTASM - COSENTINO

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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2 May 2006 (USA)  »

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Revelation  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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Rob Cohen was previously attached as producer and director. See more »


When Wesley grabs Paul's shirt, the collar is sticking out. It cuts to another angle and the shirt collar is folded in. See more »


The Crypt Keeper: [in a fake Jamaican accent] Oh, what up my people? Welcome to Jamaica man! This is your old bosom bloody the Cryptkeeper.
Hot Girl: Nice hair.
The Crypt Keeper: Aint they cool? On me they call these "deadlocks".
The Crypt Keeper: Woah! One of the things I love about Jamaica is the eye popping honeys. Of course, I'd prefer them with a little less meat on their bones, or better yet, just bones
[Cackles. A woman brings him a drink with a shrunken head in it]
The Crypt Keeper: T'anks but that's not what I be meanin when I say I want a little head.
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Crazy Credits

On the R1 DVD, the credits conclude and it fades to black. Suddenly there's a few brief scenes with the Cryptkeeper, as well as additional credits for the Cryptkeeper segments. See more »


References The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988) See more »


Shame and Scandal in the Family
Written by Sir Lancelot and Lord Melody
Performed by Joe 90
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I didn't know they made movies like this anymore!
4 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was so different from anything I've ever seen. It was a welcome reprieve from what's being offered in the way of movies. Also, it is rare indeed, to see a movie these days that hasn't been re-made. It's as if Hollywood has nothing left to offer, no imagination. Whoever wrote this movie, needs to make many more movies! It was well-written, well-acted, and full of surprises. I've always been able to figure out the "who-done-its" in movies. This one was totally cryptic. An excellent,excellent movie. Everyone needs to see this one. Parents, it does contain some naked women. Of course there aren't any naked men for us ladies to enjoy. Nothing new there. I'd say that's the only bad thing about it.

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