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Oculus (I) (2013)

 -  Horror  -  11 April 2014 (USA)
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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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Box Office

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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During the auction where the mirror is sold the auctioneer mentions that the mirror was acquired from the Levesque Estate. WWE Superstar HHH's real name is Paul Levesque and WWE Studios is one of the producers of this film. See more »

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When Kaylie is giving the history of the mirror, she says that it was thought to have been destroyed in Sherman's March to the Sea in 1865. Sherman's march occurred in 1864. See more »

Quotes

Tim Russell: It was the mirror!
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Oculus (Remix)
Mixed by Paul Oakenfold
Additional Production and Engineered by Hank Kalleen
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An exiting psychological movie after a long time!!
29 April 2014 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I haven't reviewed any films here (except for some TV series), but for this movie i had to.

This is an excellent work from the director Mike Flanagan in a horror genre. Well written story, even though at first it may feel old concept, just after 10 min after the start you will be completely inside the story. More than the spine chilling moments there are a lot of psychological elements that will bring goose bumps. Another highlight is the wonderful acting though camera work should have been better. Karen Gillan looks cute throughout and Brenton Thwaites leaves an impression.

I loved this movie, don't go with negative reviews. Go watch it, worth every penny. Better than all of paranormal activity movies.


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