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The Visitation -- The Visitation reveals a small town torn apart by supernatural events involving a mysterious stranger and his unsolved past.


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Frank Peretti (based on the novel by)
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  (in credits order)

Martin Donovan ... Travis Jordan

Edward Furlong ... Brandon Nichols

Kelly Lynch ... Morgan Elliot

Randy Travis ... Kyle Sherman

Richard Tyson ... Sheriff Brett Henchle

Ellen Geer ... Mrs. Macon

Joe Unger ... Matt Kiley

Priscilla Barnes ... Dee Henchle

Noah Segan ... Michael Elliot

James Horan ... Tall Man

Lew Temple ... Deputy Tommy Smalls

Hillary Tuck ... Darlene Henchle

Lin Ciangio ... Nancy Barrons
Leikos ... Max

Frank Clem ... Nevin Sorrell
Don Swayze ... Abe
Ruben Moreno ... Arnold Kowalski

Clement Blake ... Norman Dillard
Joe Goodman ... Doctor

David A.R. White ... Carl (as David White)

Debi Kalman ... Delores (the waitress)
Brian W. Foster ... Tall Man One (as Brian Foster)

Ron Hughart ... Tall Man Two

Jerry Rose ... Lutheran Pastor
Wendell Wright ... Baptist Preacher

Jesse Corti ... Catholic Priest

Jhey Castles ... Marian Jordan

Dwight Cenac ... Punk Kid (as Dwight Cenac II)
Mike Hamilton ... Reverend Cantwell
Joshua Popke ... Young Justin

Mark Rickard ... Church-goer
Jill Ludlow ... Social Worker
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Lisa Cash ... Additional Voices
Lee Chapa ... Follower (uncredited)

Torey Foster ... Punk Kid (uncredited)
Willy Ortlieb ... Follower (uncredited)

Directed by
Robby Henson 
Writing credits
Frank Peretti (based on the novel by)

Brian Godawa (screenplay)

Produced by
Scott Derrickson .... co-producer
Bobby Downes .... executive producer
Kevin Downes .... executive producer
Joe Goodman .... producer
Elizabeth Hatcher-Travis .... associate producer (as Elizabeth Travis)
Justin W. Hill .... associate producer
Geoff Ludlow .... co-producer
Bobby Neutz .... producer
Kelly Neutz .... co-producer
Frank Peretti .... co-producer
Jerry Rose .... executive producer
Michael Webber .... co-producer
David A.R. White .... co-producer (as David White)
Ralph Winter .... producer
Original Music by
David Bergeaud 
Cinematography by
Glynn Speeckaert (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Jeffrey Lee Hollis 
Casting by
Nicole Arbusto 
Joy Dickson 
Production Design by
Laird Pulver 
Art Direction by
Niko Vilaivongs 
Set Decoration by
Carmen Nunez 
Costume Design by
Pamela Lee Incardona  (as Pamela Incardona)
Makeup Department
Mandy Danielle Benton .... key makeup artist
Mandy Danielle Benton .... makeup artist: second unit
Kara Criswell .... makeup artist: day
Gina Ghiglieri .... assistant makeup artist
Diane Martinous .... key hair stylist (as Kathleen Diane Martinous)
Drew Pierce .... makeup artist: day
Production Management
Michael Cargile .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Justin W. Hill .... first assistant director
Alvin Mount .... second second assistant director (as Alvin Durand Mount)
Rachel Sutherland .... second assistant director
Art Department
Stevo Brock .... motion graphics artist
Cora-lee Foster .... art department production assistant
Shane Foster .... art department production assistant
Kenneth Gaither .... carpenter (as Ken Gaither)
Melissa Gelmo .... lead set dresser
Mike Hampton .... carpenter (as Michael Hampton)
Aaron Jackson .... lead scenic artist
Steve Mainord .... set painter
Jason Mueller .... assistant property master
Jeremy Rush .... art department production assistant
Nick Sternberg .... set dresser
Michael Voelker .... property master
Sound Department
Craig Clark .... sound re-recording mixer
Craig Clark .... sound supervisor
Susan Fitz-Simon .... foley artist
Russ Jenkins .... utility sound
Danny Kim .... sound editor
Colin Rogers .... adr editor
Colin Rogers .... adr mixer
Colin Rogers .... foley mixer
Teddy Salas .... assistant sound editor
Dennis C. Salcedo .... sound mixer (as Dennis Salcedo)
Craig Schafer .... sound editor
Craig Schafer .... sound re-recording mixer
Allan Schultz .... dialogue editor (as Alan Schultz)
Deborah Willard .... sound facilities manager
Frank Zaragoza .... boom operator
Special Effects by
Jim Staples .... practical effects (as James Staples)
Paul Staples .... practical effects
Visual Effects by
Dariush Derakhshani .... visual effects supervisor: Chemistry Productions
Christine Goldby .... composite artist: Chemistry Productions
Michael Webber .... visual effects supervisor: Mainsail Production Services
Brian Avery .... stunts
Rick Avery .... stunts
Jeff Danoff .... stunt driver
William De Vital .... stunts (as William Devital)
Monte Rex Perlin .... stunt coordinator (as Monte Perlin)
Ben Scott .... stunt driver
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Baird .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Zachary Boggs .... time-lapse cinematographer: second unit
Eric S. Boland .... gaffer (as Eric Boland)
Eric S. Boland .... gaffer: second unit (as Eric Boland)
Richard W. Botchlet .... electrician (as Rich Botchlet)
Jonathon Carmichael .... grip
Matthew Carr .... rigging electrician
Sal Cocuzza .... electrician
Marcelo Colacilli .... gaffer
Rick Collier .... second assistant camera
Tim L. Cunningham .... camera production assistant (as Tim Cunningham)
Guido Egger .... dolly grip
Suzanne England .... still photographer
Mark Evans .... key grip
Bill Fernandez .... rigging electrician
Stephen Furry .... electrician (as Steve Furry)
Craig Gleason .... electrician
Erik Gonzales .... best boy electric
Jennifer Ann Henry .... first assistant camera (as Jennifer Henry)
Philip Hurn .... camera operator: "b" camera
Philip Hurn .... director of photography: second unit
Leo Ibanez .... best boy grip
Serdar Kalsin .... first assistant camera: second unit
Dan Kanes .... electrician
John Kelly .... grip
Denisse Kindl .... first assistant camera
Nicholas Kirsten .... grip (as Nick Kirsten)
Matt Kubas .... grip
Wisnick Luberice .... grip
David Newbert .... electrician
Justin Pagel .... grip
Brad Parsons .... videographer
Bill Persaud .... rigging gaffer
Brad Porter .... camera production assistant
Jason Prowell .... rigging electrician
Robert A. Saliamonas .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Rob Saliamonas)
Michael Sapienza .... grip (as Mike Sapienza)
Sonoko Shimoyama .... film loader
Gene Abel Soto .... best boy grip
Nick Staron .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Nick Staron .... second assistant camera: second unit
Deron Tse .... rigging grip
Eric Forand .... rigging gaffer (uncredited)
Kara Stephens .... camera operator (uncredited)
Casting Department
Debi Kalman .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lizette Kilmer .... set costumer
Julie Thompson .... set costumer
Laura Wolford .... assistant wardrobe
Editorial Department
Michael Kingsbury .... negative conformist (uncredited)
Royce Smith .... color timer (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Bob Chismar .... transportation captain
Tim Fagan .... driver: fuel truck
Bobby Havens .... driver (as Bobby Havans)
Dee Jenkins .... driver
Joaquin Juarez .... driver
Randy Kunkleman .... transportation coordinator
Wayne R. Mangum .... driver (as Wayne Mangum)
John Ober .... driver
Justin Pagel .... driver
Prince Jordan Tyson .... driver (as TJ Sterling)
Albert Winbush .... driver
Other crew
Dave Anderson .... intern: Compass Arts Academy
Nancy Bennetts .... set medic
Allison Calleri .... assistant: Ralph Winter
Lisa Cash .... adr loop group
Jhey Castles .... set production assistant
Christiane Covington .... script supervisor
Chad Dunn .... animal trainer: Worldwide Movie Animals
Dustin Dwyer .... set production assistant
L. Jean Erikson .... studio teacher
Jennifer A. Franco .... craft service
Brad Heller .... adr loop group
Marian Hill .... office production assistant
Anja Johnson .... set production assistant
Ricki Lander .... adr loop group (as Ricki Noel Lander)
Johnny Ludlow .... security (as Jonathan Ludlow)
Holly McClure .... unit publicist
Randy McCollum .... set production assistant
Elizabeth McMullan .... animal trainer: Worldwide Movie Animals
Jonathon Miller .... set production assistant
Alvin Mount .... coordinator: second unit (as Alvin Durand Mount)
Alvin Mount .... production coordinator (as Alvin Durand Mount)
Katherine Neufeld .... office production assistant
Chantay Nieber .... adr loop group
Robert Lyon Rasner .... adr loop group (as Robert Rasner)
Kara Revel .... adr loop group
Mark Richard .... adr loop group
Mike Rinaldi .... set production assistant
Jen Rios .... animal trainer: Worldwide Movie Animals
Tom Roach .... animal trainer: Worldwide Movie Animals
Edgar Rodriguez .... assistant chef
Carlos Ruelas .... chef (as Juan Carlos Ruelas)
Nicole Sherick .... office production assistant
Matt Snyder .... set production assistant
Chris Staron .... set production assistant
Chris Stiles .... production assistant
Andrea Logan White .... adr loop group (as Andrea Logan-White)
Heather M. Wiegand .... set production assistant (as Heather Wiegand)
Rosanne Willett .... craft service
Trevor Undi .... assistant: Scott Derrickson (uncredited)

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, violence/terror and disturbing images
103 min
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Continuity: Near the end the film, it jumps back and forth between two scenes, one being the vet and her son in their home, with the long-haired man outside and the other being outdoors near the farm. From the vet's home looking outside, it is daylight. In the field scenes, it is dark outside.See more »
man in store:He droped down out the sky like a steel bomb like KapowSee more »
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10 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
A Town Possessed by Evil, 27 January 2007
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In Antioch, the former Father Travis Jordan (Martin Donovan) lost his faith on God three years ago when his beloved wife was murdered and the criminals never found. Suddenly, miracles happen in the little town: the son of the newcomer and veterinary Morgan Elliot (Kelly Lynch) survives a car accident without a single scratch; Travis's dog Max revives after being buried; a paraplegic walks; a wounded woman and her father with brain tumor heal. In all the events, three men wearing black were seen, and then the unknown Brandon Nichols (Edward Furlong) claims to be Jesus Christ. The local population worships Brandon, while Travis and Morgan feel that something is wrong and conduct an investigation, disclosing that evil has possessed the dwellers.

"The Visitation" is a great film that begins like an episode of "X-Files" and has a very scary conclusion. The intriguing story is disclosed only in the end, when it seems that there is no more hope for the good against evil, and I am impressed with the imbecile associations with Christians that I glanced in IMDb. "The Visitation" is a great horror movie, no matter if you are atheist or religious, with a good story of the fight between good and evil. My advice is, if you like horror films, watch this movie and you will not regret. The flaw in the story is the accident with Michael Elliot, who stays safe and sound in the end. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "O Visitante" ("The Visitor")

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