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The Barn (2016)

Not Rated | | Horror | 2016 (USA)
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Its Halloween 1989, best friends Sam and Josh are trying to enjoy what's left of their final Devil's Night before graduating high school. But trouble arises when the two pals and a group of... See full summary »

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Sam
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Josh
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Cortland Woodard ...
Chris
Nikki Howell ...
Nikki (as Nikki Darling)
Nickolaus Joshua ...
Russell
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Ms. Barnhart
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Dr. Rock
Ryan Nogy ...
Shirley Garrett
David Hampton ...
George
James Weldon ...
Mr. Daniels
Justin M. Seaman ...
Rik Billock ...
The Preacher
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Matt's Older Sister
Hunter Amos ...
George Haywin (child)
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Its Halloween 1989, best friends Sam and Josh are trying to enjoy what's left of their final Devil's Night before graduating high school. But trouble arises when the two pals and a group of friends take a detour on their way to a rock concert, finding an old abandoned barn and awakening the evil inside. Now it's up to Sam and Josh to find a way to protect their friends and defeat the creatures that lurk within "The Barn". Written by Nevermore Production Films, LLC

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Trick-or-Treat, smell my feet... and DIE! See more »

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Finally an 80's throwback worth the watch!
12 July 2016 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

So I have to admit that I have been following this film for a long time (years its seems like), but luckily I was able to finally see it on the big screen at it's Texas premiere at the Alamo Drafthouse last week. I won't ruin anything from the film, but I must say from the story line and trailers (which are great BTW) I assumed this film would be a straight parody of 80s horror films. But to my surprise it was not like that at all. If you're looking for straight scares, you won't find it here- as this is much more of a love letter to those retro films. Yes it certainly feels like it could have been released in 1989, but the film doesn't poke fun at the genre at all nor does it feel self aware that it is indeed a "horror film". The cast was surprisingly good for being comprised of relatively unknown actors and the characters they portrayed were very likable. The Special FX were far better than I imagined they would be and the music was killer. This film had every opportunity to go the complete "cheese" route, but it didn't. It walked that fine line of fun/silly but authentic with sometimes a serious tone in the story arc. You could tell the production team must really have a soft spot for 80s B Movies. If you love films centered around Halloween, Monsters, and Rock music... then I highly recommend you track down this flick!


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