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Oculus (I) (2013)

 -  Horror  -  11 April 2014 (USA)
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Storyline

The twenty-one year-old Timothy "Tim" Allen Russell is discharged from a mental institution by his psychiatric Dr. Shawn Graham completely healed from a childhood trauma. His sister Kaylie welcomes him in the parking area and brings him home. Then she tells that they need to destroy an ancient mirror that she has just bought in an auction. The reluctant Tim follows his sister and has fragmented recollections from his childhood, when his mother Marie buys a mirror for the home office of his father Alan. Kaylie and Tim see a woman with their father in his office and the behaviors of Alan and Marie change, ending in a family tragedy. Kaylie blames the mirror and now she wants to destroy it with Tim. Will they succeed? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for terror, violence, some disturbing images and brief language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,005,402 (USA) (11 April 2014)

Gross:

$27,689,474 (USA) (20 June 2014)
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Trivia

Karen Gillan and Katee Sackhoff have both worked with Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista. Karen Gillan would star opposite Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista in "Guardians of the Galaxy" and Katee Sackhoff starred opposite Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista in "Riddick". See more »

Goofs

In the moving scenes when the mirror is placed in the home office there is a Dell 2013 model flatscreen monitor on the desk. These events were supposed to take place 11 years prior. Flat screen monitors were a rarity and were much smaller in size. See more »

Quotes

Kaylie Russell: I found it!
Tim Russell: What do you mean?
Kaylie Russell: We only have few days.
Tim Russell: A few days for what?
Kaylie Russell: To keep our promise. And kill it.
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Oculus (Remix)
Mixed by Paul Oakenfold
Additional Production and Engineered by Hank Kalleen
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Instant Horror Classic!

This was really not that bad for a horror movie. The whole mirror monster sort of thing has been done before but what made this movie refreshing to me was the complete mind trip that was going on throughout the movie. I spent more than like 3/4ths of the movie utterly confused yet it made sense by the end. It was all over the place but slowly, I was able to piece things together. I personally thought it had the right amount of horror that it was actually able to make me jump at some parts without being too cringe worthy like most horror films are. Also, I was impressed with what was done despite the simplicity of the film. Tons of thrills, tons of fun. Needless to say, I thoroughly enjoyed watching this.


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