MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,076 this week

Imaginary Friend (2012)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Thriller  |  2 June 2012 (USA)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 597 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 1 critic

Emma (Lacey Chabert) is a beautiful and a talented artist. Her husband, Brad (Ethan Embry), is a renowned psychiatrist. They have the perfect loving marriage. But Emma is having a few ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story) (as Christine Gauthier) , (story), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

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

Related News

Ethan Embry and Sunny Mabrey divorcing
| Pop2it

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 08 Apr 2011
 
a list of 426 titles
created 10 Apr 2012
 
a list of 41 titles
created 19 Jan 2013
 
list image
a list of 24 titles
created 01 Feb 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Imaginary Friend" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Imaginary Friend (TV Movie 2012)

Imaginary Friend (TV Movie 2012) on IMDb 5.6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Imaginary Friend.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Christie's Revenge (TV Movie 2007)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A teenage girl whose father killed himself several years earlier vows to get revenge on her wealthy uncle, who refused to give her father the financial help he was desperate for and drove him to suicide.

Director: Douglas Jackson
Stars: Cynthia Gibb, Dani Kind, John Wesley Shipp
An Amish Murder (TV Movie 2013)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A murder investigation in her hometown triggers deep-seated emotions in an Ohio police chief who came from the Amish community.

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Stars: Neve Campbell, Christian Campbell, C. Thomas Howell
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

"Telling of the Shoes" chronicles a Manhattan dinner party that starts out good-natured, and turns unexpectedly dark as alcohol-fueled party guests eschew their mantles of reserve, turning quick-witting sparing into full-fledged skewering.

Director: Amanda Goodwin
Stars: Lacey Chabert, Julie Warner, Emma Caulfield
And Baby Will Fall (TV Movie 2011)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Expectant parents become prime suspects in the disappearance of a pregnant woman who was last seen at their garage sale.

Director: Bradley Walsh
Stars: Anastasia Griffith, Brendan Fehr, Clea DuVall
Be My Baby (2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Hunky divorce lawyer Jason Maxwell Davenport is frowned upon by colleagues because he often advices clients to reconsider filing and seek therapy or just patch up their marriage. He's ... See full summary »

Director: Bryce Olson
Stars: Julia Duffy, René Ashton, Casey Strand
The Unwanted (2014)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

In this Southern Gothic retelling of Sheridan Le Fanu's vampire story 'Carmilla,' a young drifter (Christen Orr) arrives in a rural town seeking the whereabouts of the mother she never knew... See full summary »

Director: Bret Wood
Stars: Jane Bass, Kylie Brown, Chris Burns
Betrayed (TV Movie 2014)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

While vacationing in Cape Cod, Julie, six months pregnant, and her boyfriend Trent get caught up in a scandal when Trent is kidnapped by a mysterious man, and Jonathan - Julie's husband - is forced to pay the ransom.

Director: John Stimpson
Stars: Amanda Schull, Lynne Adams, Charlie Hofheimer
Reach for Me (2008)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Dying is hell - and Alvin's going to make sure everyone knows it. Academy Award nominees Seymour Cassell & Alfre Woodard star. AARP Movies for Grownups Award-winner.

Director: LeVar Burton
Stars: Seymour Cassel, Johnny Whitworth, Lacey Chabert
Mike DA Mustang (TV Movie 2011)
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Axel the truck is in awe of Mike's aerobatic abilities and wishes he could fly like that. Mike can't blame Axel's hero worship - after all, what's good about being stuck on the ground like ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Dubuc
Stars: Josh Keaton, Scott Menville, Jim Cummings
Imaginary Friend I (2006)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Unlike what the idealized nostalgia of childhood would lead one to believe, imaginary friends are not the result of over active imaginations or schoolyard loneliness, but rather are tools ... See full summary »

Director: Claire Thomas
Stars: Paul Butcher, Mia Ford, Angie Light
Til Death Do Us Part (TV Movie 2014)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A woman investigates the past of her seemingly ideal husband, a doctor who starts to become increasingly hostile.

Director: Farhad Mann
Stars: Haylie Duff, Ty Olsson, Magda Apanowicz
A Killer Among Us (TV Movie 2012)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

After the shocking murder of her mother, a girl helps a police detective by searching her home for clues that they hope will lead to the perpetrator.

Director: Bradley Walsh
Stars: Tess Atkins, Tom Cavanagh, Boris Kodjoe
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Brad
...
Brittany
...
Jonathan
...
Dr. Kent
...
Dr. McQueen
...
Molly
...
Officer Cameron
...
Young Emma
...
Young Brittany
...
Grace
...
Robert
...
Duane
...
Karl
...
Veronica
Edit

Storyline

Emma (Lacey Chabert) is a beautiful and a talented artist. Her husband, Brad (Ethan Embry), is a renowned psychiatrist. They have the perfect loving marriage. But Emma is having a few psychological issues. She has turned to Lily ('Amanda Schull'), her childhood imaginary friend who helped her overcome an abusive father. Brad, the doting husband, helps and consoles her. When Emma's visions get more intense, Brad persuades her that the only way to keep them under control is to take medication but Lily has become an emotional support for Emma. Written by anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

PG

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 June 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amiga imaginaria  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In the opening scene in the pool, Emma rises up out of the pool to talk to her husband. She is suddenly no longer dripping with water & her skin looks dry. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Predictable, but cast tries.
1 February 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is way too predictable. It starts out with a pretty decent premise, but the viewer figures things out very early on. From then, it's just a question of how the plot will get to the inevitable ending. A psychological thriller/suspense film --which is what this trying to be--needs a lot more development and imagination to work.

The cast does give it a good shot, but needs more to work with. Ethan Embry and Paul Sorvino (In a small role) are particularly good. Lacey Chabert holds her own, too. Of course, she has several scenes requiring her to prance around in a bikini.

Overall, this film falls slightly short of a recommendation.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What's going on? constantregret
Attorney chris_hughes-1
Looks like.... myystk
Great for suspense + enjoyment! kianam94
Okay movie, but... gasmaskproductionsbooks
Creepy JennaFYoung
Discuss Imaginary Friend (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?