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Meeting Evil (2012)

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John is taken on a murder-fueled ride by a mysterious stranger that transforms the weak-willed, disillusioned husband and father into a desperate hero willing to go to any length to protect his family.

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John Felton
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Tammy Strate
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Frank
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Latisha Rogers
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Peter the Pool Guy
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Trevor
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Rhonda
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Redneck Trucker
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Scooter (as Ryan Scott Lee)
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John Felton Jr. (as Samuel Robbins)
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Sam Felton
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Allie McConnell ...
Gas Station Attendant
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The real estate agent John is down on his luck: he has been just fired from his job; his home has been sent into foreclosure; and his marriage is going downhill. On his birthday, his wife Joanie has an argument with him and she takes their children walking. Out of the blue, stranger Richie knocks on his front door and asks for help, since his car is not starting. John helps to push the car but hurts his leg, and Richie offers to take him to the hospital. Richie is inconvenient and along their journey, John realizes that the man is a psychopath killer that commits a spree killing everywhere they go. Then, Richie releases John on the road and tells him that he will pay a visit to Joanie and his children. Meanwhile, the police detectives Frank and his partner Latisha Rogers suspect that John is the serial-killer and they pressure Joanie to tell where John might be. Further, they discover that John and Joanie are cheating each other with a colleague and with a worker respectively. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Evil Comes Knocking


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Rated R for violent content and language | See all certifications »

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30 March 2012 (USA)  »

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$181 (USA) (4 May 2012)

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$181 (USA) (4 May 2012)
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When Tammy and John are leaving the police station, John's is holding Tammy and his arm jumps around inconsistently between shots. See more »

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Richie: If you wanna believe the lie, then go on living your life. But the world is evil, John. It's just plain evil. That's the truth.
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Weird movie.
1 April 2012 | by (Europe) – See all my reviews

Weird movie - and not in a good way. I really wanted to like this movie, which probably never helps, but the story and character behaviors are so far-fetched it kinda ruined it for me.

I had not read the book, so Sam's character made me wonder about his motives etc which kept me interested to the end.

The acting is solid but the editing seemed a bit off. It felt like a direct-to-DVD on production value for some reason.

Not the worst movie but I can't really recommend it with so many other better movies out there. Keep your expectations low if you're gonna see it.


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