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The Messengers (2007)

An ominous darkness invades a seemingly serene sunflower farm in North Dakota, and the Solomon family is torn apart by suspicion, mayhem and murder.

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Cast

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Ben
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Plume
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Michael Rollins
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Police Officer
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Lindsay Rollins
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Mary Rollins
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Doctor
Blaine Hart ...
Charlie
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Storyline

It's been six years since the Rollins family just up and left and now the troubled Solomon family has come from Chicago, to rebuild their lives following their sons hospitalization due to their daughter's drunk driving accident. But as they start to settle in something odd and strange begins to occur to their son. Could something supernatural be at work, and did the previous family just leave...or are they still here? Trapped in the only place they've ever known? And what did cause their deaths? Most of all...is this 'killer' still very much alive? Written by suspicous

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There is evidence to suggest that children are highly susceptible to paranormal phenomena. They see what adults cannot. They believe what adults deny. And they are trying to warn us.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, disturbing violence and terror | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

2 February 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,713,321, 4 February 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$35,374,833, 18 March 2007
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Trivia

Scout Taylor-Compton auditioned for the role of Jess. See more »

Goofs

In the film they are harvesting sunflowers when they are full bloom. Sunflowers can only be harvested in the winter when they are fully black See more »

Quotes

Burwell: You've been a bad girl, haven't you Lindsay?
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Crazy Credits

The opening titles, feature around surreal shots of the haunted site. See more »

Connections

References The Birds (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

Old MacDonald Had a Farm
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Traditional children's song
Played by the toy tractor
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The best ghost movie
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This is the best ghost movie i think i have ever seen. The special effects were very good if not great. I get really tired of reading reviews of very good movies that are almost always bad. So i thought i would write a review of a very good movie for a chance. If you like ghost movies, this one is the best i have ever seen. I usually do not like ghost movies, i cannot ever be scared of one, but this one has a very different take and the ending explains the entire movie. The cast is excellent, the special effects are very good and the plot is good as well. A little slow at first, but as the movie goes along, the better it gets. This is a movie well worth seeing.


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