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The Graves (2009)

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Two inseparable sister's visit to a remote mine town turns into a mind-bending fight for survival against menaces both human and supernatural.

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Megan Graves
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Abby Graves
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Darlene Atwood
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Deacon Luke (as D. Randall Blythe)
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Jonah Lee Atwood
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Mama
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Becka Crane
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Pete Tyler
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Eric Tyler (as Dean Ronalds)
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Valerie Mills
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Gordy Evans
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Scottsdale Dad
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Scottsdale Mom
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Present day. Arizona. Megan and Abby Graves are inseparable sisters that couldn't be less alike. Megan just graduated ASU with a marketing degree. She's a self-assured, naturally attractive rock chick with a black belt that she likes to use. Abby just barely graduated high school. She's a cute, Hot Topic Goth who's caustic and afraid of her own shadow. They share one thing: a life-long obsession with comics and pop culture. Simply put, they are beautiful geeks. In a few days, Megan will start a new job at in New York. To send her off in style, the sisters go on a wild, pop culture bender that includes a trip to uncharted Arizona in search of a kitchy roadside attraction. Instead, Megan and Abby happen on Skull City Mine, a weather-beaten, abandoned mine town converted into a self-guided tour. But Skull City harbors terrible, vexing secrets. It appears to be haunted. Its caretakers are murderous. Victims' souls are ripped from their bodies right before their eyes, and that's only the ... Written by Mischief Maker Studios, LLC.

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Rated R for bloody violence

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Davey, Jimmy, and Bobby Calabrese, from the horror rock band Calabrese, all make an appearance in the movie. See more »

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The car the sisters are driving is shown passing an electrical box on the side of the road twice while driving into the town. See more »

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Eli, The Gnome played by Boris, The Gnome See more »

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Followed by The Graves 2: Return to Skull City See more »

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Children of the Night
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20 April 2010 | by (Snergonia) – See all my reviews

A better name for this awful movie would have to be "Hack." You know how bad acting takes you out of the movie? Well, in the case of "The Graves" EVERYTHING takes you out of the movie. Bad acting, bad writing, bad directing, stupid story, and no reason whatsoever to waste your time with this.

I would say that Brian Pulido should go back to comics but he's not good at that either.

It's a waste when someone is given the talent to be great at something yet no drive to follow through. It's also a waste when someone is given the drive for accomplishment but only floods the market with garbage.


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