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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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Storyline

To the students of the Spenser Academy, the Sons of Ipswich are the baddest boys on campus. But that's not all they share. The four friends also share a 300-year-old secret: they're warlocks, the teenage descendants of a 17th-century coven of witches. So when the long-banished fifth son suddenly appears and threatens to kill their loved ones, they realize they must face their enemy in order to prevent him from stealing their powers and shattering the covenant forever. Written by Anonymous

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Four have the power. One will stop at nothing to possess it. See more »


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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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8 September 2006 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£181,365 (UK) (8 December 2006)

Gross:

£181,365 (UK) (8 December 2006)
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Trivia

According to the DVD commentary, the filming of the beach party took place in December. The original location was flooded shortly before the scene was shot, and the scene had to be rescheduled at a new location at the last minute. The location that ended up in the film was a sand quarry. See more »

Goofs

In one of the classroom scenes, the instructor states that of the first 12 amendments proposed to the US Constitution, 10 were "eventually" ratified. In fact, 11 have been ratified. The 27th Amendment (originally the 2nd proposed amendment) was ratified in 1992, more than 2 centuries after it was written. See more »

Quotes

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

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Referenced in The Reinactors (2008) See more »

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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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Not bad for Renny Harlin
12 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I must admit this wasn't as bad as I expected. I've seen several Renny Harlin movies, none of which I've liked (in fact, I hated them). So, going into this one, I had little hope (if any). The story isn't the most originial thing I've ever heard of, but it's not a carbon copy of anything else. The story development is pretty straight-forward and predictable. The graphics are what you'd expect, as well. My main complaint with this film is what I call gratuitous dialogue: when people talk too much or think outloud to fill the audience in on what they're thinking. There's a lot of "ha ha I'm so evil" talk from the villain, as well. But, hey, if you can't have fun at the movies, why bother going? All in all, worth seeing at least once.


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