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The Voices (2014)

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A likable guy pursues his office crush with the help of his evil talking pets, but things turn sinister when she stands him up for a date.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jerry / Mr. Whiskers (voice) / Bosco (voice) / Deer (voice) / Bunny Monkey (voice)
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Dr. Warren
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Alison
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Dennis Kowalski
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Sheriff Weinbacher
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John
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Dave
Valerie Koch ...
Jerry's Mother
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Paul Brightwell ...
Jerry's Stepfather
Alessa Kordeck ...
Sheryl
Michael Pink ...
Jesus
Ricardia Bramley ...
Sheila Hammer
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Jerry (Ryan Reynolds) is that chipper guy clocking the nine-to-five at a bathtub factory, with the offbeat charm of anyone who could use a few friends. With the help of his court-appointed psychiatrist, he pursues his office crush (Gemma Arterton). However, the relationship takes a sudden, murderous turn after she stands him up for a date. Guided by his evil talking cat and benevolent talking dog, Jerry must decide whether to keep striving for normalcy, or indulge in a much more sinister path. Written by Lionsgate

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Hearing voices can be murder.


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Rated R for bloody violence, and for language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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6 February 2015 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Ryan Reynolds modeled the voice of the cat after a Scottish friend he has known for over twenty years. See more »

Goofs

When Jerry is feeding his pets after spending the night with Lisa, he throws the spoon used to scoop Mr. Whisker's canned food over his shoulder into the sink. Then when he approaches the sink, the spoon is nowhere to be seen. See more »

Quotes

Jerry Hickfang: Hey, Fish.
Fish: Hey Jerry, how you doin', man?
Jerry Hickfang: Well, I'm a little bit bummed.
Fish: No duh, she stood you up!
Jerry Hickfang: I'm sure there's a reason.
Fish: I sure hope so. Wish I could help you Jerry... uuh, but I'm just a fish.
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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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Shimmy Shimmy Ya
Written by Ol' Dirty Bastard (as Russell Jones) & RZA (as Robert Diggs)
Performed by Ella Smith
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A very dark film with plenty of hilarious comedy
7 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

The Voices is a dark comedy starring Ryan Reynolds who begins to hear voices through both his cat and dog who try to persuade him to do certain good or not so good things. I really didn't know what to expect before seeing this film but boy was i pleasantly surprised by what i saw. One thing this film does really well is that when it turns dark, it turns really dark really fast and then it somehow manages to instantly lighten the mood and make you laugh. The comedic elements in this film worked really well and got me to laugh pretty much every time and for a film that gets so dark and depressing at multiple times it is a very good accomplishment.

Ryan Reynolds was incredible in this movie, he absolutely nailed his role of a person who is very damaged but also oblivious to what he is doing and has done. It was one of his best performances and was just amazing on screen, which makes me more excited to see his future films. The supporting cast was very good also, especially Anna Kendrick, she also put in an awesome performance and cant wait to see more from her. The overall plot was very well written, there were so many hilarious twists and turns that made this film very unpredictable and a fun experience. In the end i absolutely loved this film, not only did it provide a very dark story it also provided plenty of moments to laugh at and had a very pleasant blend of the two, making this film my favourite of 2015 so far. - 8.6


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