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Regression (2015)

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A detective and a psychoanalyst uncover evidence of a satanic cult while investigating a young woman's terrifying past.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ethan Hawke ... Bruce Kenner
Emma Watson ... Angela Gray
David Thewlis ... Kenneth Raines
Lothaire Bluteau ... Reverend Beaumont
Dale Dickey ... Rose Gray
David Dencik ... John Gray
Devon Bostick ... Roy Gray
Aaron Ashmore ... George Nesbitt
Peter MacNeill ... Police Chief Cleveland
Adam Butcher ... Brody
Jacob Neayem ... Charlie
Aaron Abrams ... Farrell
Catherine Disher ... Kate
Danielle Bourgon ... Secretary at Police Station
Julian Richings ... Tom
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Storyline

In Minnesota in the 1990s, a man is arrested and accused of having abused his daughter. Although he doesn't remember anything from the event, he pleads guilty. With the help of a psychologist, he'll relive those moments. Meanwhile, the local media hints the possibility that everything could have been a satanic cult's doing. Written by CarlosERM

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Fear always finds its victim.


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Rated R for disturbing violent and sexual content, and for language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

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Spain | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 2015 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Regressão See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,915, 7 February 2016

Gross USA:

$55,039

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,671,101
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Emma Watson previously starred with David Thewlis in the Harry Potter franchise. See more »

Goofs

The poster of Polish Death/Black Metal Band Behemoth is from 2014 whereas the film is set in 1990. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
John Gray: [driving in the rain] Please God, help me. Please God, help me.
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Connections

Featured in The Making of 'Regression' (2016) See more »

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That's Where the Blues Begin
Written by Thomm Jutz and Peter Cronin
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The mind is a mystery
18 February 2016 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

And it's also a mystery how we watch movies or what we expect of them. You may watch something and think it's the best thing ever, just to find out you're more or less alone with that sentiment. But that's why arguing or even discussing movies can be so much fun and is intriguing to say the least.

Take this movie, which is not the best thriller ever made, but is more than rock solid. I really liked it and it has to do with the acting, the mood it builds up, the tension throughout and how it makes sense altogether. That doesn't mean that everyone enjoys it or will enjoy watching it. Especially if you can't wrap your head around what is happening - or how it is happening. Some won't like how it turns out (no pun intended), but it was fitting in my book. It's something more for the mind rather than something that just relies on shock values (though it has more than its fair amount of that too)


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