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6 Souls (2010)

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A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.

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David / Adam / Wesley
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Dr. Harding
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Mrs. Bernburg
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Stephen Harding
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Sammy
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Virgil (as Brian A. Wilson)
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Detective Danton
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Monty Hughes
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Dr. Charles Foster
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Holler Man
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Adam Sabre
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Holiday Inn Bar Keep (as Charles D. Richards)
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Warden Collins
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After the death of her husband, Dr. Cara Harding's faith in God has been shaken, but not her belief in science. In an attempt to get her more open to accepting unexplainable psychiatric theories, her father introduces her to Adam, a patient with multiple personalities who also takes on some of the physical characteristics of his other personalities. But Cara quickly discovers that his other personalities were murder victims and the more she finds out about Adam and his past, the closer she and her loved ones are to becoming murder victims themselves. Written by napierslogs

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Rated R for violent content, disturbing images and terror | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£141,452 (UK) (9 April 2010)

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£141,452 (UK) (9 April 2010)
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In the scene where Julianne Moore's character picks up her daughter from her brother's (approximately 17-18 minutes in) there is a poster for "The Night of the Living Dead" (1968) on the wall of the brother's apartment. Both films were filmed in and around the city of Pittsburgh, PA. See more »

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Cara says that Adam was diagnosed as having "multiple personality syndrome" by her father, when its correct name is multiple personality disorder. See more »

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Cara Harding: Do you ever have emotions that you can't explain? Have you ever lost control of these emotions? Do these emotions have a name? These were the first three questions that Dr. Malison asked of Joesph Kinkirk, just six hours after his arrest. To which Kinkirk answered: yes, yes, and Henry.
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It Looks Like Just Another Fright-Goof, but
11 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

6 SOULS has a compelling and unique storyline that nicely intermixes spiritual and psychological elements: There are some very original ideas here. It's well-produced and cinematized with realistic acting by all. It has the necessary focus but still leaves room for individual interpretation, the sort of film that you can watch multiple times, picking up new details and subtleties with each view. At times it seems pro-Christian, at times anti-Christian, or at least critical of the superstitious-fundamentalist brand of Christianity. Again, the religious elements are clear enough yet also vague enough.

The plot does drag and meander a good bit. There are also some of the usual tired old demon-tropes (people throwing up black goop, etc). Still,this film has a fairly solid mythos behind it and relies more on surprise and suspense than it does raw schlock. While nothing truly special, 6 SOULS is probably worth seeing if you like psychological/supernatural horror and have been disappointed by most other recent films in this genre.

The ending leaves room for an interesting sequel. . .7 SOULS?


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