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The Cry (2007)

R | | Horror, Thriller | 2007 (USA)
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In New York, detective Alex Scott is investigating with his partner Sergio Perez the disappearance of several children. When they visit the Mexican witch Gloria, the woman advises that a ... See full summary »
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Roberto Quintana Jr. ...
La Llorona's Son
Jayden Vargas ...
Tonio
Adriana Domínguez ...
Maria
Quinn McCann ...
Ryan Weit
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Lynn Weit
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Alex Scott
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Sergio Perez
Ron Dailey ...
Man with Stroller
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Judy Hardwich
Taylor Rae Jackson ...
Lisa (as Taylor Jackson Brown)
Lisa G. ...
Reporter Diane Penn
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Kristin Taylor ...
Detective Taylor
Caroline Cole ...
Assistant DA Tanin
Skyler Fortgang ...
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In New York, detective Alex Scott is investigating with his partner Sergio Perez the disappearance of several children. When they visit the Mexican witch Gloria, the woman advises that a powerful evil force is chasing the reincarnation of her son and drowning the other children to bring pain to their mothers. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The Urban Legend, That Kills See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for disturbing violent images and some language | See all certifications »
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Also Known As:

Gritos da Morte  »

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$4,711 (USA) (2 May 2008)

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$19,763 (USA) (9 May 2008)
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Connections

Version of The Wailer (2006) See more »

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Backwards Motion
Written by Huston Singletary
Performed by Huston Singletary
Courtesy of Huston Music, 2006 (BMI)
Courtesy of The Cry, LLC
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Waste of Money (Time You Will Regret Spending on this Clunker)
21 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I hate to bash anyone's work, but this is simply the WORST film ever. It would take far too long to list this film's problems, but suffice to say...you will be wasting your time and money on a terrible film.

As far as the mother's killing their babies because of La Lorona, well that could have been handled in a terrifying but effective way (if it had to be handled), but this is not a thoughtful or sensitive treatment. It's not even a scary horror movie and the acting is so stiff - where was the director?

As to why it was shot in New York City instead of Mexico, clearly there were budget issues. But location is the least of the problems. I wish there was something good to say about this film, but I couldn't find it.

Maybe the film's writer/director or some cast/crew can post some positive comments...


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