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The Graves (2009)

R  |   |  Adventure, Horror, Thriller  |  29 January 2010 (USA)
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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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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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Eye for an Eye
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This is everything you don't want to see in a film
26 January 2014 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

I watched Val Kilmer's The Traveler before this, and thought that was bad. No, this is bad. This is a prime example of a terrible film. There are no positive, redeeming factors to this film. I give credit to the two leading ladies, they do a good job in their parts. But everyone else in this film and the writing/directing is just absolutely horrid. I can't believe films like this get funded and created in Hollywood. I sometimes think myself or a neighbor should go write and direct a movie, as unqualified as we are- neither are the people behind this film. You could grab a random person off the street who could outdo this work.

It's the type of waste of time that you fear when you pick a film to watch. I'm amazed people this unfit to make a film are able to get funding, put this out and make a dime on it at all. Hollywood needs a serious reboot all around and this is why.


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