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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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Box Office

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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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Trivia

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 »

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The photo that shows the main characters uncle is a Polaroid, however Polaroids weren't invented until 1948. Her grandmother, Sofi says he died in 1944 in Auschwitz. See more »

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Casey Beldon: It's not safe to be around me.
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Spitfire
Written by Liam Howlett and Juliette Lewis (as Juliet Lewis)
Performed by The Prodigy (as Prodigy)
Courtesy of Maverick Recording Company/XL Records
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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11 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wasn't planning on seeing this movie, but my friend invited me along, so I said I'd go. I didn't have good expectations of the movie from the very first time I saw the preview at the Twilight premiere.

The movie isn't scary. There are a bit of unusual parts to it, but nothing that will give you nightmares unless you are easily scared. The only parts that made me jump were when there was silence and something made a sudden noise.

Instead of screaming, our theater was filled with laughter. I almost had the urge to leave the theater before the movie was finished, but I still wanted to see the end of this terrible movie.

After the movie, my friend apologized from taking me to the movie. Her other friend thought it was terrible as well. As I was walking out, a woman told a man, "Next time, I pick the movie." Definitely not worth the $10 I paid.

I found the plot long and drawn out. It was simply a time filler in my night.


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