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The Unborn (2009)

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

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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:

£1,300,543 (UK) (27 February 2009)

Gross:

£3,669,708 (UK) (20 March 2009)
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The doctor that Sofia is talking about as she recounts her time in Auschwitz is the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele. He was notorious for selecting those that came off the cattle carts for those who lived or were sent to the gas chambers. He was particularly interested in experimenting with people, whether it be freezing people in sub-zero water or changing the color of the iris of eyes. He also had a deep interest in twins and would do organ switching, blood transfusions or sewing twins together. See more »

Goofs

When the professor lecturing is shown far away the word "Before" on the chalkboard behind him is completely underlined. Next time the professor is shown in his closeup, only part of the word, "Befor" is underlined. The letter "e" is clearly NOT underlined. Then afterward, he is shown in a blurry mid-shot, the word "Before" is completely underlined once again. See more »

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Romy: Fuck off you little shit.
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Here Again
Written by Derek Whitacre (as C. Derek Whitacre)
Performed by Derek Whitacre
Courtesy of pigFACTORY USA LLC
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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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