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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)

Opening Weekend:

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

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

Jessica Chastain had said in an interview that Tom Hiddleston had found the script incredibly frightening when he first read it. See more »

Goofs

The movie showed the ghost in their outfits when they were murdered. However, when Lucile was killed by Edit she was wearing a bedding robe with long hair but when she was a ghost playing the piano at the end, she was wearing a black robe and her hair was brushed carefully. 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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My Wild Irish Rose
Written by Chauncey Olcott
Performed by Harry MacDonough and Haydn Quartet
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Was this made as a Tax write off?
3 November 2015 | by (Dublin, Ireland) – See all my reviews

There nothing wrong with the acting. There nothing wrong with the cinematography. There nothing wrong with the effects. There is everything wrong about the concept.

Please don't tell me I do not understand del Toro. I understand good story telling and this is not good story telling. This could have made a good Hammer Horror revival if it didn't take itself so seriously. There is no tension and no surprises. The only horrific thing about this movie was that it got made, with a big budget behind it.! Its not the worst move I've seen but its in the top 5. I dread to think what might knock it out of the top 5! It deserves a 1 but I've given it a 2 because of a great line at the end. If it had more of those laughs it could muster being a cult movie , but quite frankly its not original enough. Crimson Peak should be renamed Crimson Weak.


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