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Oculus (I) (2013)

R  |   |  Horror  |  11 April 2014 (USA)
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A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.

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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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$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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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 »

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Kaylie Russell: [after uncovering the mirror] Hello again! You must be hungry.
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Spun-off from Oculus: Chapter 3 - The Man with the Plan (2006) See more »

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Oculus (Remix)
Mixed by Paul Oakenfold
Additional Production and Engineered by Hank Kalleen
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Mirror Makes You Run Circles In Your Mind
27 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Oculus is...trippy. I can't say it's horrifying, not in my opinion at least, because I like the oldies horrors (think Wes Craven, Steven King). This movie messes with your mind. Not to say it wasn't good, it had jump scares, and did get me several times. It's between time periods, but only tells you once that it was in the past...so after that you're left guessing past or present, which is why some people may not like it- it can get confusing. It doesn't have massive amounts of graphic effects- I liked it none the less though, it didn't need them to carry itself. In all, I liked the movie and do recommend it to people who like movies that are psychological like this, that can mess with your mind a little and be a little scary as well.


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