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After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. ... See full summary »

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After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her... Written by Anonymous

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friend | nightmare | suicide | darkness | kiss | See more »

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First comes the warning. Then comes the mark. Then comes the terror. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for terror/violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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27 November 2002 (USA)  »

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Wes Craven Presents: They  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

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$56,964 (Hong Kong) (19 September 2003)

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$56,964 (Hong Kong) (19 September 2003)
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Trivia

Though Brendan Hood is credited as screenwriter, he only came up with the basic idea. Everything in his original draft was subsequently written out by the producers, and it's estimated that up to 10 people have worked on the script. See more »

Goofs

When Julia looks through documents from her case as a child, we see the letterhead of State Mental Health Assoc... in Center City, Washington 20158. All ZIP codes in Washington state begin with 98- or 99-. The ZIP code listed would be in Virginia. This is most likely a reference to Washington DC since "Center City" is a neighborhood/nickname in the district's inner section, but the ZIP code would still be incorrect, "Center City" is not an official postal designation, and "Washington" is still missing "D.C." See more »

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Billy: I mean, I've been doing research and reading, and
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Billy: I don't think I'm alone. Poe, I think, I think he saw them, too. His writing's dark and hopeless and he went crazy, too...
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References Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973) See more »

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Movin Back Home
Written by Danny Allen
Performed by Danny Allen, David Harris Chapple, Michael Kinkade (uncredited)
Courtesy of Blue Buddha Entertainment
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intriguing premise, but doesn't hit the mark
29 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

Well-crafted thriller that plays upon night terrors and the old "monster in the closet" legend. An ambitious young psychology student is occasionally frightened by memories of old childhood nightmares. She, along with a group of strangers, eventually come together believing that they were all traumatized as children by mysterious night demons, the very same demons who may be returning to complete some unfinished business. Occasionally spooky thriller holds your interest the way it should, but it never really tops its effective opening sequence, or gets informative enough to be really satisfying. **


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