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Crimson Peak (2015)

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In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds - and remembers.

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Edith Cushing's mother died when she was young but watches over her. Brought up in the Victorian Era she strives to be more than just a woman of marriageable age. She becomes enamored with Thomas Sharpe, a mysterious stranger. After a series of meetings and incidents she marries Thomas and comes to live with him and his sister, Lady Lucille Sharpe, far away from everything she has known. The naive girl soon comes to realize not everything is as it appears as ghosts of the past quite literally come out of the woodwork. This movie is more about mystery and suspense than gore. Written by @Avivafae

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Rated R for bloody violence, some sexual content and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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$55,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,143,310 (USA) (16 October 2015)

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$31,056,945 (USA) (20 November 2015)
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Trivia

Guillermo del Toro has said that he wrote the role of Edith's father, Carter Cushing, for Jim Beaver after seeing Beaver's work in Deadwood (2004). See more »

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When Edith coughs up blood in the middle of the night it appears on her pillow and she wipes some on the pillow next to her. When she gets up to investigate the sounds the blood disappears. See more »

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Edith Cushing: [narrating] Ghosts are real. This much I know. The first time I saw one I was 10 years old. It was my mother's. Black cholera had taken her. So Father ordered a closed casket, asked me not to look. There were to be no parting kisses. No goodbyes. No last words. That is, until the night she came back.
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The Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures opening logos are bloody red with creepy music and humming in the background. See more »

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References Nosferatu (1922) See more »

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Violin Sonata in F Major, Opus 24
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Performed by Tim Davies
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17 October 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm sorry to say this, but this is one of the worst movies I've ever seen. Nothing about it makes sense. The plot is silly, the script seems hacked together, the acting is wooden. It's not scary, it's not romantic. The FX look nice, but aren't used effectively. Same for the sets. I guess the clothes are nice. The whole movie comes across as the plot for a puzzle style video game. It was successful in giving my wife and I something talk about all night, though we had not much nice to say about it.

It's really hard to pin point what went wrong when really nothing in the film works. I guess it's biggest flaw is that it's incredibly dull. I have no idea how a supernatural love story could be so dull.

Before I get carried away, I must make sure I mention the one highlight. The dog. There is a papillon featured in the movie. A wonderful breed. A terrible choice for a horror movie. The dog wound up being more charismatic than the human actors. And, being such a peppy dog, it really made light of situations that I'm sure we're intended to be suspenseful.


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