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Better the Devil You Know (2009)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy  |  17 April 2009 (USA)
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When Tom Anderson is visited by a deceased high school friend in a dream, she gives him only one warning. She tells him that the Four Horsemen (characters from his latest novel) are coming ... See full summary »



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Credited cast:
Greg Augustine ...
Young Sword / Homeless person #1 / Voice of The Crowned One
Ryan Berard ...
Gerald Raymond / Death
Don Beringer ...
Sam's Father (voice)
Tom Anderson
Mary E. Borchardt ...
Trisha Goldwyn
Daniel A. Brown ...
Male student in classroom
Dana Calamia ...
Female student in classroom #2
Harold Fager ...
Sword / Sam's father
Amanda Franecki ...
Jennifer Leland
Nathaniel Haban ...
Homeless person #3 (as Nathaniel F. Haban)
Carrie Harris ...
Miss Ellsland County's friend at the bar
Josh Hughes ...
Movie theater manager / The Crowned One
Sam Goldwyn
Josh McClenney ...
Mark Austin


When Tom Anderson is visited by a deceased high school friend in a dream, she gives him only one warning. She tells him that the Four Horsemen (characters from his latest novel) are coming for him and his friends at noon. But once his friends get trapped in town with him, the battle for their future is about to begin. What they think is a dream is about to become a reality...and they are about to find out...the battle they must face has been inside of them all along. The first dream was a warning. Now, they have no choice but to face Tom's dream along with him...and survive. Written by Kloysen5

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Comedy | Drama | Fantasy






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Absolutely awful!
17 July 2010 | by (Arnhem) – See all my reviews

I just finished watching Better the devil you know and I can advise no one to do the same. The film is about three friends that come back to their home town because they felt the 'urge' to do so. All of them are without a job and at first that is thought the reason that they came back to the village they grew up in. One of them, Tom Anderson, has had a dream where his and his friends death was predicted to him. The film continues from there.

Better the devil you know is a low budget movie and has that written all over it. Unfortunately not in any good way. It lacks a decent story, talented actors and decent music. This actually might have been the first comedy that didn't even make me think about a possible smile. Leave alone actual laugh. Despite the boring beginning I thought this film might have had some potential. I couldn't have been more wrong. After the film ended I was wondering if I could think of a worse way to spend my time.

I cannot think of any audience that will like this movie and cannot advise anyone to spend time on this attempt of a movie.

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