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Hush (1998)

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Helen is the young girlfriend of good-looking Jackson Baring. When Helen gets pregnant and marries Jackson, they decide to move to his family farm, Kilronan, and have a baby there. But his ... See full summary »

Director:

Jonathan Darby

Writers:

Jonathan Darby (story), Jonathan Darby (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Lange ... Martha Baring
Gwyneth Paltrow ... Helen Baring
Johnathon Schaech ... Jackson Baring
Nina Foch ... Alice Baring
Debi Mazar ... Lisa
Kaiulani Lee ... Sister O'Shaughnessy
David Thornton ... Gavin
Hal Holbrook ... Dr. Franklin Hill
Richard Lineback ... Hal Bentall
Richard Kohn Richard Kohn ... Clayton Richards
Faith Potts Faith Potts ... Georgina Richards
Tom Story Tom Story ... Priest
Jolene Carroll Jolene Carroll ... Church Warden
Jacob Press Jacob Press ... Usher
Joe Inscoe ... Doctor
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Storyline

Helen is the young girlfriend of good-looking Jackson Baring. When Helen gets pregnant and marries Jackson, they decide to move to his family farm, Kilronan, and have a baby there. But his mother Martha, who lives there, starts to do weird things, and obviously she's not too friendly to Helen. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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When Jackson brought home his new bride, she was everything a mother would kill for. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence, sensuality and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bloodline See more »

Filming Locations:

Charlottesville, Virginia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,742,431, 8 March 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,513,622, 29 May 1998
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Company Credits

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TriStar Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Many scenes in the trailer did not make the final cut because they re-shot the movie almost two years after it was first finished. The original version had, among other changes, a climatic fight between the two ladies with one dying. It was re-shot following bad feedback from test audiences. See more »

Goofs

Helen's baby bump appears and disappears. When shes attacked its making her shirt tight, later however, when shes with her husband in the park, her stomachs thin and flat. See more »

Quotes

Alice Baring: [feeding ducks] I feed them the whole pharmacy. Heartburn, ulcers, blood pressure. They're immune to everything now. The oldest living Confederates in America.
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Connections

References Rosemary's Baby (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
Traditional; lyrics by Robert Burns
Played and sung at the New Year's party
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26 March 2005 | by tazmania76_99See all my reviews

Though this movie was somewhat slow and predictable it brings out the worst side of Jessica Lange. She had an outstanding performance as the evil Mother-In-Law to Gweneth Paltrow. I have never seen her in a role as evil as this one. I believe that Gweneth showed the strength and heart of her character. She lost both her parents, was mugged in her own home and then stands up to her Mother-In-Law to prove to her husband what an evil person his mother is. Way to go!!! Personally I liked this movie. What the movie doesn't bring out right away is the lengths that "Martha" will go to take the baby and keep her son on the farm. This movie is one of the best suspense movies that I've seen in a while.


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