MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,813 this week

Goblin (2010)

TV Movie  |  TV-14  |   |  Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  17 July 2010 (USA)
4.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.1/10 from 975 users  
Reviews: 23 user | 22 critic

Every Halloween, a small hamlet in the deep woods is visited by a fierce goblin, intent on capturing infants and brutally murdering anyone in its path.

Director:

(as Jeffery Lando)

Writer:

(as Raul Sanchez Inglis)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 29 Jun 2011
 
a list of 31 titles
created 05 Aug 2011
 
a list of 45 titles
created 07 Jun 2012
 
a list of 877 titles
created 22 Jan 2013
 
a list of 1506 titles
created 29 Mar 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Goblin" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Goblin (TV Movie 2010)

Goblin (TV Movie 2010) on IMDb 4.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Goblin.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A group of kids go to a Halloween party, only to have to face down a group of demons.

Director: Adam Gierasch
Stars: Tatyana Kanavka, Michael Arata, Shannon Elizabeth
The House Next Door (TV Movie 2006)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Walker Kennedy and his wife Col are a happy, voluntarily childless suburban couple. Then the thing they fear the most happens: part of their green surrounding is turned into a building site... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Woolnough
Stars: Lara Flynn Boyle, Colin Ferguson, Noam Jenkins
Laid to Rest (2009)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A terrifying story of a young girl who wakes up in a casket with a traumatic head injury and no memory of her identity. She quickly realizes she was abducted by a Deranged Serial Murderer ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Hall
Stars: Bobbi Sue Luther, Kevin Gage, Lena Headey
Hatchet II (2010)
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Marybeth escapes the clutches of the bayou-butcher Victor Crowley and returns to the swamp with an army of hunters and gunmen, determined to end Crowley's reign of horror once and for all.

Director: Adam Green
Stars: Danielle Harris, Kane Hodder, Tony Todd
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

In Ancient Akkad, Mathayus grows up as the proud son of Ashur, a captain in the world-renowned military corps of Black Scorpions, first-rate bodyguards, most of which are sent to courts ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Mulcahy
Stars: Michael Copon, Karen David, Simon Quarterman
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

On the night of Halloween, 10 teens decide to go to a party at an abandoned funeral parlor. "Hull House", rumored to be built on an evil patch of land & underground stream, is the place. ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Tenney
Stars: Cathy Podewell, Alvin Alexis, Hal Havins
The Barrens (2012)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A man takes his family on a camping trip and becomes convinced they are being stalked by the legendary monster of the New Jersey Pine Barrens: the Jersey Devil.

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman
Stars: Stephen Moyer, Mia Kirshner, Allie MacDonald
Goblin (Video 1993)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

Goblin

Director: Todd Sheets
Stars: Mike Hellman, Bobby Westrick, Charles Monroe
Pulse I (2006)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.

Director: Jim Sonzero
Stars: Kristen Bell, Rick Gonzalez, Christina Milian
Hatchet III (2013)
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A search and recovery team heads into the haunted swamp to pick up the pieces and Marybeth learns the secret to ending the voodoo curse that has left Victor Crowley haunting and terrorizing Honey Island Swamp for decades.

Director: BJ McDonnell
Stars: Danielle Harris, Kane Hodder, Zach Galligan
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When their country is invaded and their families are taken, eight unlikely high school teenagers band together to fight.

Director: Stuart Beattie
Stars: Caitlin Stasey, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Lincoln Lewis
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

At the 1988 Winter Olympics at Calgary, we see Doug Dorsey battered in a vicious hockey game against West Germany. We then see Kate Moseley doing her program and falling when a lift goes ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Michael Glaser
Stars: D.B. Sweeney, Moira Kelly, Roy Dotrice
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Neil Perkins
...
Nikki Perkins
...
Kate Perkins
...
Charlie
...
Kyle
...
Sheriff Milgreen
...
Owen
...
Cammy
Jordan Moore ...
Nathan Perkins
...
Matt
...
Bea Milgreen
Kathleen Duborg ...
Judge's Wife
...
Peasant Woman
...
Deputy Perry
...
Husband
Edit

Storyline

On 31 October 1831, in the Hollow Glen village, the locals sacrifice what they consider "unclean" in a bonfire to protect their village. When they throw a deformed baby in the bonfire, his mother, who is a witch, curses the babies of the dwellers and creates an evil creature from the bones of her son to take their souls in the Halloween. The story of the Goblin becomes a legend. In the present days, Neil Perkins travels with his second wife Kate; his rebel teenage daughter Nikki; his baby son Nathan and Nikki's best friend Cammy to an isolated cabin in Hollow Glen expecting to start a business with his partner Owen. The family is warned to leave the village before the Halloween by the drunkard Charlie, but they do not give credit to his words. On 31 October, Neil, Kate and Owen have a meeting with Sheriff Milgreen and they leave Nathan with Nikki and Cammy. The two girls are visited by three friends and Nikki leaves Nathan alone for less than one minute. When she returns, the baby is ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

village | sacrifice | See All (2) »

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 July 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Dämon  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The home in which Nikki, Neil, Kate and Cammy stay in is the same building that Sam Uley from the Twilight movies lives in. See more »

Quotes

Cammy: I'm good at finding wood.
See more »

Connections

Spoofs Halloween (1978) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
This goblin crushes skulls and snatches babies...
12 September 2010 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Typical of the entries in the Sci-Fi scheme of things is this tale of an ancient curse being perpetuated on a small town where danger lurks in the woods whenever Halloween approaches.

GIL BELLOWS is the father who takes his family to a rustic cabin for a vacation, accompanied by a teen-aged daughter (TRACY SPIRIDAKOS) and her giggling friend (CAMILLE SULLIVAN), along with wife and baby. He meets a few of the townspeople and we're aware that something is out of kilter--there's a secret being held behind closed doors and we know the family is in immediate danger.

That's the set-up, accompanied by lots of exposition about witches and an ancient curse involving human sacrifice, with the story set just before and during another Halloween. Actually, the script is fairly good at developing the characters (for a change), the photography is very striking, and the acting on a generally higher level than you'd expect in this sort of horror film. There's some bloody gore to satisfy fans who crave the sight of injuries inflicted on innocent victims.

The goblin creature itself is kept shrouded in a dark cloak most of the time and when revealed is a pretty frightening sight, with all due respect to CGI effects. The music is creepy and the atmosphere of dread takes on a stronger feel for the last part of the story, which takes a little too long to set up the whole thing.

After a dull beginning, not too bad but could have been more tightly paced.


7 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is anyone out there watching this? noelmath
The Cabin GreenInkBrigade
Why Does October look like June?? attentionspike
Gil MIA bfwhalen3
Gil played Neil Perkins bfwhalen3
Discuss Goblin (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?