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From Within -- A rash of apparent suicides hit the small community of Grovetown, causing fear and panic among local residents. As those around 18 year old Lindsay continue to die gruesome deaths, she begins to distrust everyone and suspects she will become the next victim.
From Within -- The residents of a small American town begin to die one-by-one apparently by suicide...


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Writer (WGA):
Brad Keene (written by)
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Release Date:
3 June 2009 (Philippines) See more »
If you believe in the light, you've got to believe in the dark See more »
A small Maryland town is gripped by a curse which causes residents to take their own life one after another. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Not as good as 'The Ring'...but close enough See more (45 total) »


  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Elizabeth Rice ... Lindsay

Thomas Dekker ... Aidan

Kelly Blatz ... Dylan

Laura Allen ... Trish

Adam Goldberg ... Roy

Margo Harshman ... Sadie

Rumer Willis ... Natalie

Britt Robertson ... Claire (as Brittany Robertson)

Steven Culp ... Pastor Joe

Jared Harris ... Bernard
Amanda Babin ... Molly
Michelle Babin ... Evil Molly

Candace Hammer ... Mary (as Candace Scholz)
David Ariniello ... Paul

Jamie Linck O'Brien ... Kelly (as Jamie O'Brien)

Caitlin Gold ... Julie
Mark A. Cummins ... Teacher (as Mark Cummins)
Jonathan Orcutt ... Sheriff Cooper

Bobby J. Brown ... Officer Dan
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jim Barbour ... Townsman (uncredited)
Larry Carter ... Teacher (uncredited)
Tim Colmus ... Neighbor (uncredited)

Kirk Curran ... HS Student (uncredited)
John Doty ... Paramedic (uncredited)

Paul Fahrenkopf ... Worshiper (uncredited)
Ponch Fenwick ... Townsmen (uncredited)

Shiloh Fernandez ... Sean (uncredited)
Tyler Gatton ... Neighbor Kid (uncredited)
Nico Greetham ... Boy On Bike (uncredited)
John Hagy ... Church Parishoner (uncredited)
Pete Karas ... Worshiper (uncredited)

Amber Nelson ... Claire's Twin (uncredited)
Coley Speaks ... Townsperson (uncredited)
Tom Townsend ... Townsmen (uncredited)
Ben Weiner ... Extra at the School (uncredited)

Directed by
Phedon Papamichael 
Writing credits
Brad Keene (written by)

Produced by
Josh Beane .... co-producer
Adrian Butchart .... producer (as Adrian Dylan Butchart)
Chris Gibbin .... producer
Brad Keene .... co-producer
Jonathan McCoy .... line producer
John Moshay .... executive producer
Bumble Ward .... executive producer
Original Music by
Jason Cooper 
Oliver Kraus 
Cinematography by
Rafael E. Sánchez 
Film Editing by
Michael Matzdorff 
Casting by
Emily Schweber 
Production Design by
Susan Kessel 
Set Decoration by
Kristine Kennedy 
Costume Design by
Derek Sullivan 
Makeup Department
Sandy Andrle Roffman .... key makeup artist (as Sandy Andrle)
Sandy Andrle Roffman .... special makeup effects artist (as Sandy Andrle)
Gina W. Bateman .... first assistant makeup artist (as Gina Bateman)
Sherri Bramlett .... hair department head
Charmaine Henninger .... first assistant hair stylist
Cheryl 'Pickles' Kinion .... first assistant makeup artist
Natasha Nava López .... makeup production assistant (as Natasha Lopez)
Production Management
Jonathan McCoy .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Harris Patramanis .... second unit director
Felisha N. Grice Pedersen .... second second assistant director (as Felisha Grice)
Chad Rosen .... first assistant director
Tessa Lyn Stephenson .... second assistant director
Art Department
Jamie Bishop .... on-set dresser
Marc Braun .... set dresser
Megan Chomskis .... art department production assistant
Joseph Timothy Conway .... property master (as Joseph T. Conway)
Joe Galitsky .... set dresser (as R. Joseph Galitsky)
Beth Grunder .... shopper
Jaimie Hastings .... painter
William Hendrick .... set dresser
Judy Kaczender .... mood boards
Eric Komala .... set dresser
Tommy McCutcheon .... set dresser
Tracey Oktavec .... painter
Daniel Phillips .... painter
Ellen Sara Popiel .... assistant property master
Miki Scholtes .... painter
Stephen G. Shifflette .... leadman
Kevin R. Stephens .... art department production assistant
Sound Department
Robert J. Anderson Jr. .... sound mixer (as Robert Anderson)
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Mark Camperell .... sound consultant
Ted Caplan .... sound re-recording mixer
Ted Caplan .... sound supervisor
Dan Cook .... sound utility (as Daniel J. Cook)
Dominique Decaudain .... foley artist (as Dominique Tabach)
Mark Mariaca .... sound utility
Michael Moore .... sound utility
Chris Navarro .... adr mixer
Andy Potvin .... dolby sound consultant
Rocky Quiroz .... boom operator
Matthew Reale .... recording technician
Nico Salvato .... dialogue editor (as Monique Salvato)
Kevin Skaggs .... digital transfer engineer
Alec St. John .... sound re-recording mixer
Lucy Sustar .... foley mixer
Donald Sylvester .... dialogue editor (as Don Sylvester)
Judah Getz .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Hank Atterbury .... special effects supervisor
Ronald J. Compton .... special effects technician
Phaedra Eason .... special effects technician
Spider Wayne Kehs .... special effects technician (as Wayne Kehs)
Sean O'Harra .... special effects technician
William D. Seidel .... special effects technician
Tom Turnbull .... special effects foreman
Visual Effects by
Erika Abrams .... visual effects production accountant
John Baker .... cg artist
Bryan Chavez .... cg artist
Bryan Chavez .... visual effects artist
Christine Cram .... digital painter
Erin M. Cullen .... rotoscope artist: Furious FX (as Erin Cullen)
Scott Dougherty .... visual effects executive producer: Furious FX
Krystine Lankenau .... rotoscope artist: Furious FX (as Kristine Lankenau)
David Lingenfelser .... executive visual effects supervisor: Furious Fx
Kevin Lingenfelser .... creative supervisor: Furious FX
Sean O'Connor .... compositor: Furious FX
Kim O'Donnell .... compositor: Furious FX (as Kim Pepe)
Chris Serenil .... computer services manager
Mark Shoaf .... cg supervisor: Furious FX
Tiffany Smith .... visual effects producer: Furious FX (as Tiffany A. Smith)
Tracy Takahashi .... visual effects producer: Furious FX
Justin Cornish .... visual effects supervisor: Atomic Arts (uncredited)
Henrik Jonsson .... digital effects artist: Atomic Arts (uncredited)
Anthar Kharana .... compositor: Atomic Arts (uncredited)
Brooke Lyndon-Stanford .... visual effects supervisor: Atomic Arts (uncredited)
Tony Neal .... digital effects artist: Atomic Arts (uncredited)
Chris Barnes .... marine coordinator
Roy Farfel .... stunt coordinator
Jim Ford .... stunt fire safety
Tina Mckissick .... stunt double
Ian Mclaughlin .... stunt diver
Jeff Medeiros .... utility stunts
Kimberly Shannon Murphy .... stunt double
Joanna Shelmidine .... stunt double: Margo Harshman (as Joanne Shelmadine)
David Shumbris .... stunt double: Adam Goldberg
Manny Siverio .... stunt coordinator
Christopher Place .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Sung Rae Cho .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Dan Coplan .... "a" camera operator/steadicam
James Dombey .... grip (as James B. Dombey)
Jason Dunn .... grip
Ray Garcia .... key grip
Kirk R. Gardner .... "a" camera operator/steadicam
William J. Gray .... still photographer (as Bill Gray)
John Hamilton .... second assistant camera: "a" camera (as John Hamilton Santoro)
Chris Henry .... best boy electric
Patrick Hoeschen .... gaffer (as Pat Hoeschen)
Cody Jacobs .... camera intern
Akis Konstantakopoulos .... camera intern
Akis Konstantakopoulos .... director of photography: second unit
Joe Kurtz .... dolly grip
Alexandra Lucka .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Harrison Palmer .... company electrician
Mike Panczenko Jr. .... camera loader (as Michael Panczenko Jr.)
Nimit Phongnimit .... grip (as Tai Nimit)
Joe Sanchez .... first assistant camera
Basil Tydings .... electrician
Jason Younger .... best boy grip
Doug Cordonier .... grip (uncredited)
April Lanci-Leseur .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Eric Metcalf .... grip (uncredited)
Franz Wise .... electrician (uncredited)
Casting Department
Sarah Bacharach .... casting associate
Jennifer Levy .... associate casting director
Betsy Royall .... extras casting
Michael Cohen .... casting intern: local (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anna Prisekin .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Regan Copeland .... conform artist
Katherine Kane .... dailies producer
Paul Lavoie .... digital intermediate producer
Shawn Nee .... assistant editor
Kay Sievert .... colorist: dailies
Walter Volpatto .... digital intermediate colorist
Erin White .... assistant editor: Fotokem
Mathieu Reid .... color timer (uncredited)
Music Department
Ted Caplan .... music editor
Ted Caplan .... music supervisor
Jason Cooper .... vocal arranger
Lucy Cooper .... vocal arranger
Oliver Kraus .... vocal arranger
Areli Quirarte .... music consultant
Transportation Department
Ron Bohn .... driver
Michael A. Cesenairo .... driver (as Mike Cesenaro)
Lennie Davis .... driver
Rick Dennis .... driver (as Richard Dennis)
Bill Eid .... driver
Chuck Eid .... driver
William T. Hicks .... driver
John W. Kirschke .... driver
Thomas F. Lombardi .... picture car coordinator (as Thom Lombardi)
Frank Metts Sr. .... transportation captain
Michael A. Mulvaney .... camera car driver
Steven Truckenmiller .... transportation co-captain (as Steve Truckenmiller)
Steven Truckenmiller .... transportation co-captain
Kenneth Ziegler Jr. .... transportation coordinator (as Kenny Zeigler)
Monica Moore .... picture car wrangler (uncredited)
Other crew
Jo Barnett .... production accountant
Barry Ben .... office production assistant
Magi Berciano .... production legal: Rosen Law Group
Kristen Boulé .... key set production assistant
Benjamin Cantler .... set production assistant
Thomas Dekker .... director: behind the scenes
Sherry L. Dera .... office production assistant (as Sherry Dera)
Sam Ennis .... caterer
Samantha Ennis .... assistant chef
Zach Hill .... assistant chef
Katherine Ada Howard .... set production assistant
Emma Humphrey .... production coordinator
Akis Konstantakopoulos .... director: news footage
Karina Moller .... assistant: producers
Walter E. Myal .... set production assistant (as Walter Myal)
Elizabeth Raber .... craft service (as Elisabeth Raber)
Dan Rappazzo .... office production assistant
Phillip L. Rosen .... production legal: Rosen Law Group
Matt Ryb .... office production assistant (as Matt Rybczynski)
Matt Ryb .... producer: behind the scenes (as Matt Rybczynski)
Corey Schuler .... office production assistant
Christopher Scott .... set production assistant
Tracy Scott .... script supervisor (as Tracy L. Scott)
Jazmin Simmons .... location intern
Josh Slates .... location manager
Anthony J. Spinelli .... set production assistant (as Anthony Spinelli)
David Szymanski .... location assistant
Robert M. Szymanski .... production legal: Eclipse Law Corporation
May Tam .... set production assistant
Megan Taylor .... assistant production coordinator
Shane Tunney .... assistant location manager
Scott Wallace .... medic
Shelley Marie Brown .... promotions (uncredited)
Jeff Cummings .... post production consultant (uncredited)
Amber Nelson .... body double: Brittany Robertson (uncredited)
Amber Nelson .... stand-in: Elizabeth Rice and Brittany Robertson (uncredited)
Mitch Spacone .... system support: FotoKem (uncredited)

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Additional Details

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Rated R for violence, disturbing images and some language
89 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:MA (2010) | Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Germany:16 | Ireland:15 | Netherlands:16 | Philippines:R-13 (MTRCB) | Russia:16+ | Singapore:NC-16 | UK:15 | USA:R

Did You Know?

At 34:10 the teacher makes a reference to Joseph Conrad's book, "Heart of Darkness".See more »
Revealing mistakes: The scene where they run into the woods is clearly shot in day-for-night mode. You can see shadows and spots of sunlight, as if it was filmed in the middle of the day and then darkened.See more »
Lindsay:Why'd you and your brother come back?
Aidan:This is the house we grew up in. It's our home.
[Lindsay starts look at pictures]
Aidan:That's her.
Lindsay:She's beautiful.
Aidan:You remind me of her.
Aidan:I don't mean looks. It's how you carry yourself. How you treat people.
Lindsay:Is that you and your brother?
Aidan:[Aiden points to himself in a picture] That's me.
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19 out of 34 people found the following review useful.
Not as good as 'The Ring'...but close enough, 8 May 2008
Author: RhodesParis from United States

If you are looking for a movie that involves long protracted scenes of torture or evisceration like Saw, Hostel or Captivity, this is not the movie for you. If like me you like classic psychological horror then you will love this movie.

The scares are pretty good and they come at regular enough intervals to keep you engaged while the story and the characters are really compelling. It has a really strong visual style, and like 'The Ring' there's an impending sense of doom that hangs over every scene, giving it a really awesome feeling of discomfort although I bet it was made at a fraction of the budget..

The plot is great, the story grabs you from the very beginning with an incredible opening scene which features a surprisingly strong performance from Rumer Willis (beware the haters). In fact it's overall really well acted. Thomas Dekker is…well Thomas Dekker and fans of Sarah Connor will not be disappointed, Adam Goldberg is genius and Elizabeth Rice is perfect as the main character Lindsay.

I saw it in a packed house at TriBeca and the audience reaction was pretty much phenomenal. I definitely recommend seeing it when it goes on general release. 8/10

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