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The Covenant (2006)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Fantasy, Horror  |  8 September 2006 (USA)
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Four young men who belong to a supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Another great force they must contend with is the jealousy and suspicion that threatens to tear them apart.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
William Danvers III
Christian Baril ...
Dead Teenage Boy
Basia Jasinski ...
Nicky's Bar Waitress (as Barbara Basia-Jasinski)
Rob Burns ...
Ryan Bael


Four best friends, young warlocks of the same coven who all share a same secret: a magic powers, suddenly have to protect themselves from a stranger-another warlock just like them who has come to town to destroy their coven after a 300 years old hate...

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


In 1692, five families with untold power formed a covenant of silence. One family lusting for more, was banished, their bloodline disappearing without a trace. Until now. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images, sexual content, partial nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

8 September 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Covenan+  »

Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,852,485 (USA) (8 September 2006)


£181,365 (UK) (8 December 2006)

Company Credits

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The outside Danvers mansion, which is always seen from far away, is really a derelict water purification facility, with some window lighting and greenery added by the production team. See more »


In the drug store, Caleb's necklace repeatedly disappears and reappears between shots. See more »


[first lines]
Reid Garwin: What's up fellas?
Tyler Sims: Where were you? I stopped by to give you a lift.
Reid Garwin: Had things to do. How's the party?
Pogue Parry: Don't know. Just got here.
Reid Garwin: Well hell boys,
[eyes go black]
Reid Garwin: let's drop in.
[jumps off cliff]
Tyler Sims: Shit, yeah!
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Crazy Credits

The opening Production Company; Lakeshore Entertainment shows the lake to be burning See more »


Referenced in The Reinactors (2008) See more »


The Death and Resurrection Show
Written by Jeremy Coleman, Kevin W. Walker, Martin Glover, Andy Gill
Performed by Killing Joke
Courtesy of Zuma Records
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User Reviews

not the greatest movie ever, but ...
23 June 2010 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie with my boyfriend and to be honest we were the most entertained when we made fun of whatever happened on screen. The plot was very predictable, the dialog was far from outstanding. If they had at least tried to find some decent actors (based on acting skills, not the steaminess of their body) they might have been able to get pull it off, but no. I couldn't bring myself to give this movie more than 4 stars (and I honestly don't understand how more than 15% of the voters think this movie is a 10) - it's not a complicated movie and you'll be able to understand what happens even if you don't pay attention all the time, but ... it's just not that great.

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