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Rites of Spring (2011)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 22 October 2011 (USA)
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A ransom scheme turns into a nightmare for a group of kidnappers who become victims of a horrifying secret that must be paid every spring.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Geringer
Rachel Adams
Paul Nolan
Ryan Hayden
Gillian Hayden
Andrew Breland ...
Tommy Geringer
Hannah Bryan ...
Alyssa Miller
Sarah Pachelli ...
Kelly Hayden (as Skylar Page Burke)
The Stranger
Jocelyn Amos ...
Grady Champion ...
Victoria Massey ...
Store Clerk


This movie is about Rachel and her friend who are taken by someone while in a car park while changing a tire. They wake up in a strange barn tied up and frightened. They know that things are going to get worse. The reason why they are abducted becomes clear as there is a horrible secret in the town where girls have gone missing each Spring for many years, and this year is no different. Meanwhile a group of kidnappers are plotting to take the child of a prominent business man and his wife. They take the child and go to a farm where they wait to get their ransom. The two groups collide when Rachel escapes but is chased by a stranger wearing a mask of some sort. She runs to the farm where the kidnappers are and all hell breaks loose. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Fear has a season


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Release Date:

22 October 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Os Ritos da Primavera  »

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2.35 : 1
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In the beginning of the movie you see that the date is Tuesday, March 21st, 2008. In 2008 the 21st of March fell on a Friday. See more »

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Awful On Every Level
2 March 2015 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

This incredibly low budget horror movie has no clue what it wants to be. It is a home invasion movie, then a kidnap movie, then a serial killer movie, then a killer hillbilly movie, and the worst part is that it does all of these equally bad. The acting is terrible across the board, the story is laughable, the direction is all over the place, like it was filmed by a 10 year old that was using all the new features on his camera phone, which it was probably shot on. I understand that this was a bad movie and it knows it, but that does not change the fact the it is awful on every level, well, except maybe for the poster, which was interesting enough to catch my eye and got me to watch this waste of time movie. 1.5 Beards Out Of 5

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