Mickey is about to get his big break as an amateur filmmaker, from a serial killer who turns him and his camera into 'the perfect witness'.

Director:

Writers:

, (as Thomas C. Dunn)
Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Weirdsville (2007)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A pair of slackers get in way over their heads when they try to dump the body of a dead girlfriend in the basement of a drive-in movie theater where a satanic cult performs ritual sacrifices.

Director: Allan Moyle
Stars: Scott Speedman, Wes Bentley, Taryn Manning
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

People are trapped in the basement of a New York apartment building on the hottest day of the summer.

Director: Simon Aeby
Stars: Wes Bentley, Kate Walsh, Judith Roberts
The Tomb (2009)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Successful writer and scholar Jonathan Merrick falls under the spell of the irresistible, bewitchingly beautiful Ligeia. She's fighting a fatal illness and she will stop at nothing to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Staininger
Stars: Wes Bentley, Kaitlin Doubleday, Sofya Skya
Hidden Moon (2012)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The son (Wes Bentley) of a wealthy man whose funeral is disrupted by the presence of a mysterious Latin American woman (Ana Serradilla), sets out to salvage his family's reputation by ... See full summary »

Director: José Pepe Bojórquez
Stars: Wes Bentley, Ana Serradilla, Johnathon Schaech
Blackout IV (2008)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Three people from different walks of life find themselves trapped inside a stalled elevator. What at first seems like an inconvenience rapidly escalates into a nightmare.

Director: Rigoberto Castañeda
Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Aidan Gillen, Armie Hammer
The Last Word I (2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A man (Bentley) who makes his living composing other people's suicide notes enters into a romance with the sister (Ryder) of a recent client.

Director: Geoffrey Haley
Stars: Wes Bentley, Winona Ryder, Ray Romano
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Brother Edgar is a generous entrepreneur of low quality socks who hides behind a self-bestowed cassock to avoid the low level corruption of local sheriffs. He has adopted Morales Pittman, ... See full summary »

Director: Arne Glimcher
Stars: Bob Hoskins, Antonio Banderas, Ellen Barkin
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A co-ed is caught between the world of the living and the dead.

Director: Stephen Carpenter
Stars: Melissa Sagemiller, Wes Bentley, Casey Affleck
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

An artist meets a mysterious and wealthy benefactor and their relationship is not what it appears to be.

Director: Nenad Cicin-Sain
Stars: Frank Langella, Wes Bentley, Sarah Paulson
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A young man attempts to seek to avenge his wife's death after she is murdered by a Las Vegas mobster.

Director: Jeff Beesley
Stars: Christian Slater, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Wes Bentley
P2 (2007)
Crime | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A businesswoman is pursued by a psychopath after being locked in a parking garage on Christmas Eve.

Director: Franck Khalfoun
Stars: Rachel Nichols, Wes Bentley, Simon Reynolds
The Claim (2000)
Drama | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Wes Bentley, Peter Mullan, Milla Jovovich
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Mark Borkowski ...
James Lemac
...
Megan
...
Emma Lemac
Albert López-Murtra ...
Gino
...
Jennifer
...
Officer Murphy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amy Aeschliman ...
Rape Victim
Randy Cherkas ...
Detective
Sarah Crocker ...
Violinist
Sal Darigo ...
Desk Officer
Jenna DeYoung ...
Screaming Nurse
...
Fisherman
...
Bobby
Carol Florence ...
Social Worker
Edit

Storyline

Mickey is about to get his big break as an amateur filmmaker, from a serial killer who turns him and his camera into 'the perfect witness'.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Do You Fit His Profile? See more »

Genres:

Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence including rape, brief nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

25 January 2008 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

The Perfect Witness  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

According to an interview he gave to the New York Times in 2010, this movie was made during the middle of Wes Bentley's decade-long, extremely serious addiction to cocaine and heroin. He said in that interview that he only accepted any movie roles during that time so that he would have money to buy enough drugs. See more »

Quotes

Megan: Ya know the walls, the old bricks, they're filled with his neatly folded screams.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in My Pure Joy (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
More serial killer realism
3 October 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

THE UNGODLY is another film in the recent trend for found-footage style serial killer films, a la THE LAST HORROR MOVIE and others. The granddaddy of all these is the seminal '80s film HENRY: PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER, with its unremitting bleakness and harsh realism that enhanced the grisly sights the film had to offer.

I'll admit that THE UNGODLY is a little better than the usual barrel-scraping stuff that fills the genre these days (including the horrendous Spanish film, H6: DIARY OF A SERIAL KILLER, and the Uwe Boll-made SEED). The production values are pretty good, and the director elicits two solid central performances: Mark Borkowski has the relatively straightforward role of the killer, while Wes Bentley (AMERICAN BEAUTY) shines as the film-making student who finds himself drawn into an incredibly dark world.

Thankfully, THE UNGODLY is better plotted than other serial killer movies I've seen, and it retains your interest throughout. It's also thankfully not as gruesome as others I've mentioned, although the material is still more than disturbing. I can't say I enjoy watching films like this, but I can appreciate what the director and writer were trying to achieve.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Sounds kinda like Mr Brooks? jakobahman
in this movie.... ballerina20095250
Kenny Johnson Thunderheart-1
the blind violinist + the title of the movie chipwal
I aint got no bleeping problem... DKelpine
OTT but curious Wilde_child
Discuss The Ungodly (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?