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The Unborn (2009)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 9 January 2009 (USA)
A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.

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Rick Hesse (as Craig Harris)
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Lisa
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Storyline

While babysitting a boy and his baby brother, Casey Beldon has a dreadful nightmare involving a weird dog and an evil child, and she tells her best friend Romy over the phone. Casey is haunted by this boy, and when she goes to the ophthalmologist, he asks if she has a twin brother or sister. She asks her father and discovers that her mother lost a son that died in the womb. Casey suspects that she is haunted by the spirit of her brother. She finds a letter addressed to a woman called Sofi Kozma and a creepy picture at home that belonged to her mother. She goes with Romy to a retirement home to meet Sofi, a survivor of the experiments during the Holocaust. But Sofi tells Casey that she had never met her mother and later calls Casey to tell her she is in great danger. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and terror, disturbing images, thematic material and language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$19,810,585 (USA) (9 January 2009)

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$42,638,165 (USA) (27 February 2009)
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Trivia

Rabbi Sendak's name is a reference to Maurice Sendak, writer of children's classic "Where the Wild Things Are." See more »

Goofs

When Romy chats with Casey via webcam, the light on the webcam on her MacBook is off, but it should to be on. See more »

Quotes

Romy: Fuck off you little shit.
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After the credits the letters WORD appears in capitals See more »


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Close To You
Written by Acklins Khaliyl Dillon, Jamal K Hanna
Performed by Light of Dub Rock All Stars feat: Mela Machinko
Courtesy of Monster Truck Audio Inc.
By Arrangement with Shelly Bay Music
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not that bad
8 October 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I've read a lot of comments on this movie, I didn't think it was all bad. I have seen better horror movies, but this certainly wasn't the worst, someone said, that it was unoriginal, but I thought that the plot was quite original, I don't recall seeing anything similar before, but then, that's my opinion. I thought Odette Yustman was a fair leading actress as Casey and I thought her best friend Romey was quite entertaining. I have this film downloaded onto my computer, I probably would not have paid to see it at the cinema, but it's a good freebie, I've watched it several times and still find it fun to watch. I think it is worth watching.


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