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Drag Me to Hell (2009)

 -  Horror | Thriller  -  29 May 2009 (USA)
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A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.

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Christine Brown is a loans officer at a bank but is worried about her lot in life. She's in competition with a competent colleague for an assistant manager position and isn't too sure about her status with a boyfriend. Worried that her boss will think less of her if she shows weakness, she refuses a time extension on a loan to an old woman, Mrs. Ganush, who now faces foreclosure and the loss of her house. In retaliation, the old woman place a curse on her which, she subsequently learns, will result in her being taken to hell in a few days time. With the help of a psychic, she tries to rid herself of the demon, but faces several hurdles in the attempt. Written by garykmcd

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loan officer | curse | psychic | seer | evil | See more »

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Even nice people can go to hell. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of horror violence, terror, disturbing images and language | See all certifications »

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29 May 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arrástrame al infierno  »

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,907,731 (UK) (29 May 2009)

Gross:

$42,057,340 (USA) (31 July 2009)
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Filming began in Tarzana, California in a vacant former bank which stood in for the Wilshire Pacific Bank. See more »

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Mrs. Ganush first appears to have horrible fingernails, long and brown. The next scene with her begging shows a manicured white, clean set of nails. See more »

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Rham Jas: You'd be surprised what you'll be willing to do, when the Lamia comes for you.
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Pathetique
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Disney-horror.

Why the hell does this piece of crap have such a high rating? It wasn't scary, exciting or good in any way. And the special fx where so bad I started laughing every time an eye flew out or goats started talking. It reminded me a lot of that "haunted mansion" movie with Eddie Murphy in it. This is as far away from "Evil dead" as Sam could possibly get. The idéa is pretty good, I can always enjoy a good hex. But as soon as the effects start taking over, the film lost all credibility. the acting is good, especially the boyfriend, but still not enough to sit through the entire film. Such a waste of time and money from an otherwise brilliant moviemaker. This movie is a joke. And not even a funny one.


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