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The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Horror, Thriller  |  31 October 2008 (USA)
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Molly Hartley looks to put her troubled past behind her with a fresh start at a new school, where she sparks with one of the most popular students. But can her secrets stay buried, ... See full summary »


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Molly Hartley looks to put her troubled past behind her with a fresh start at a new school, where she sparks with one of the most popular students. But can her secrets stay buried, especially as she learns more about the horrific truth that awaits her once she turns 18? Written by IMDb Editors

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


This Halloween, High School can be Hell. See more »


Drama | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for strong thematic material, violence and terror, brief strong language and some teen drinking | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

31 October 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

She Lived  »

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Box Office


$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,423,315 (USA) (31 October 2008)


$13,350,177 (USA) (28 November 2008)

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AnnaLynne McCord and Jessica Lowndes played together on 90210 (2008). They played friends on the show See more »


When in English class the professor passes the Bibles for the class, he sets only four bibles in every row, when Leah gets her, we can see she's the third one in her row, there are other two students behind her and both of them get a bible. See more »


Suzie: [shoving her] What the hell are you doing here?
Molly Hartley: You're ex-boyfriend invited me.
Suzie: [scoffing] My ex-boyfriend? I'm supposed to be shocked? Am I supposed to runaway crying? Am I supposed to be scared? Everyone knows you're a mental case, Molly... just like your mother.
Molly Hartley: [walking away] Go to hell!
Suzie: [going after her] Stay away from my boyfriend!
Molly Hartley: [turning, grabbing her by the wrist, twisting her arm] I don't like being threatened!
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References Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972) See more »


I Don't Wanna
Written and Performed by Anna Waronker
Courtesy of Shout! Factory on behalf of Anna Waronker
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User Reviews

Don't Let The Haters Win, OK Movie!
24 February 2009 | by (Elm Mott) – See all my reviews

Really. Good acting. Fair production values. Thinking persons script. Make your own opinions and don't let the hate win! Bennet's acting was very good. She can definitely hold her own. Look forward to seeing her in more productions once she gets past this. Hopefully the critical pan of this movie won't taint her, even though I thought the movie was okay.

Bennet is a truly beautiful and expressive actress (I read she sings and has a lovely voice as well).

I thought it was realistic, and watch, it will be a semi-cult movie once the critical debris fades and the haters move on and the thoughtful move up.

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