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Flowers in the Attic (2014)

TV-14 | | Thriller | TV Movie 18 January 2014
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After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.



(teleplay), (based upon the novel by) (as V.C. Andrews)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bart Winslow
Mr. Foxworth
Female Guest
Male Guest
Ian Robison ...
Police Officer


Based on V.C. Andrews' controversial cult-classic novel, "Flowers in the Attic" tells the story of the Dollanganger kids who, after the unexpected death of their father, are coerced to stay hidden in the attic of their ruthless grandmother. Written by karink

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Based on a book written by V.C. Andrews, "Flowers in the Attic" first in a set of five novels. The Dollanganger series is told through four movies, one for each book of the same title: "Flowers in the Attic", followed by "Petals on the Wind", "If There Be Thorns" and then "Seeds of Yesterday". The fifth and last book of the saga "Garden of Shadows" takes place before the "Flowers in the Attic" events. No movie came of it (January 2017). See more »


Christopher looks as though he has a fresh haircut throughout the two year stay in the attic, while the other children have visible growth. See more »


Grandmother: [to Christopher] Take off your shirt, boy.
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Remake of Flowers in the Attic (1987) See more »


'Le Cygne' from Le Carnaval des Animaux
Written by Camille Saint-Saëns
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Disappointed again...
19 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

I read the Flower's In the Attic books when they first came out. I was around 19 years old. The series was very popular and controversial. I was excited when they made the first movie in 1987, but was hugely disappointed in the script and acting. This movie adaption was not much better. I felt Heather Graham did a poor job of portraying the mother, Corrine. They made her so shallow from the beginning and didn't really portray how close the family was in the beginning and how hard the decision, for the mom, to move back home was. Graham's acting was so one dimensional. The kids weren't very good actors either.

The movie had most of the information and scenes from the book, but failed to translate the feeling/emotion of the book: the fear, the breaking down of trust, the desperation of eldest kids, especially during the twins declining health, the anger, pain, confusion and survival instincts that the kids went through.

So, bottom line for me is that it was just an OK movie, a B-movie ...nothing special, and didn't portray the feelings of V.C. Andrews original story. There are a lot better movies out there about children abandoned or mistreated by their moms...try Mommy Dearest, Sybil, Gracie's Choice, Kramer vs. Kramer, East of Eden, Evelyn, Nowhere Boy (John Lennon's childhood, An American Crime...these are all much better movies to spend your time watching, in My Humble Opinion!

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