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The Gallows (2015)

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20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but soon discover that some things are better left alone.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Reese Houser
Pfeifer Ross
Ryan Shoos
Cassidy Spilker
Mr. Schwendiman
Stage Boy
Theo Burkhardt ...
Rick Houser
David Herrera ...
David the Janitor
Gannon Del Fierro ...
Mackie Burt ...
Cheerleader #1
Adrian Salas ...
Superstar Football Player
Mark Hales ...
Peasant #5
John Hales ...
The King
Shannon Wetzel ...
Ms. Shannon
Caeleb Trace ...
Football Player #1


Twenty years after an accident during a small town high school play results in death, students at the school resurrect the failed stage production in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but ultimately find out that some things are better left alone.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some disturbing violent content and terror | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 July 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Superstition  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,015,000 (USA) (10 July 2015)


$22,757,819 (USA) (11 September 2015)

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

(Dolby 5.1)|


Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The original town is Beatrice, Nebraska. See more »


At the end it is revealed that Pfeifer is Alexis and Charlie's daughter. She is still in high school so she should be around 16-18 years old but Charlie died 20 years before so she would of have to been conceived before he died for her to be his daughter. So that would have her be 20 years old or older and not in high school. See more »


News Reporter: [t.v within maintenance suddenly blares on before Reese, Pfeiffer, Cassidy and Ryan] Beatrice High School senior Charlie Grimille died tragically during the high school's presentation of The Gallows.
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Watch teaser Trailer and your done with the movie
9 August 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The found footage genre is really odd one.

I seen to number of them , I liked a lot of them but I hated few of them else And there are some feel are OK.

If we the gallows falls in the hated pile, when I first saw the teaser Trailer at insidious 3, I thought it looked and sound really good . But sadly that was not the case.

The doing play on stage but some goes wrong when is accidentally hung on stage.

The the movies onto modem time and people getting ready for the same play

But the football player who is really bad actor on stage (and off stage as well)

They break into school at night and trash stage, then when movie Start to up, with the door that never locks , is locked!

What this movie is missing is that that there was no atmosphere at all , I didn't find anything creepy or scary at all.

Even the jump scene didn't work and I saw them coming a mile away.

I didn't like how the movie ended , it was predicable

I going to give this 2 out of 10

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