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My Soul to Take (2010)

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A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.

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Brandon
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Brittany
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In the sleepy town of Riverton, legend tells of a serial killer who swore he would return to murder the seven children born the night he died. Now, 16 years later, people are disappearing again. Has the psychopath been reincarnated as one of the seven teens, or did he survive the night he was left for dead? Only one of the kids knows the answer. Adam "Bug" Heller (Max Thieriot) was supposed to die on the last night the Riverton Ripper wrecked havoc on that terrifying night. Unaware of terrifying crimes being committed to the seven children, he has been plagued by nightmares of their murders while not aware if they hold true or if he is simply imagining the images that haunt him. But if Bug hopes to save his friends from the monster that's returned, he must face an evil that won't rest...until it finishes the job it began the day he was born. Written by Anonymous

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Only One Has The Power To Save Their Souls.


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Rated R for strong bloody violence, and pervasive language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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8 October 2010 (USA)  »

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25/8  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,842,220 (USA) (8 October 2010)

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$14,637,490 (USA) (29 October 2010)
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Trivia

The films trailer used the song "You're Going Down" by Sick Puppies. See more »

Goofs

During the case (between Brandon and Brittany) there is a shot that shows blood on the back of Brittany's coat. This isn't possible, because she has never been attacked. See more »

Quotes

Alex: [Brandon has punched him] Thanks, Brandon. That felt good.
Brandon: Asswipe.
Alex: Not as good as your mother felt last night, though.
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Referenced in Midnight Movie Review: My Soul to Take (2011) See more »

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NO YOU GIRLS
Written and Performed by Franz Ferdinand
Courtesy of Domino Recording Co. Ltd and Epic Records and The Columbia/Epic Label Group, a unit of Sony Music Entertainment
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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It's OK but could have been so much more
28 May 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It was a pretty interesting idea, but some core aspects about a horror film were done very poorly in this one, particularly pacing. it felt too fast and when you watch the film you'll see what I mean. There is minimal exposition (which is key to building character development and the characters are 1 dimensional. It was sufficiently gory and had a freaky villain but the twist at the end didn't really match the person of the killer. The film has some great atmosphere too used jumpscares quite a bit.

It could have been so much more but it would have had to fix all these issues, particularly pacing and characters


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