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Ritual (2002)

R | | Horror | 2 May 2006 (USA)
Dr. Alice Dodgson gets her medical license revoked after the death of a patient. She's facing the possibility of not getting any job when she accepts to be the nurse for one young man who ... See full summary »

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Avi Nesher

Writers:

Inez Wallace (story), Curt Siodmak | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Grey ... Alice Dodgson
Craig Sheffer ... Paul Claybourne
Daniel Lapaine ... Wesley Claybourne
Kristen Wilson ... Caro Lamb
Gabriel Casseus ... J. B.
Tim Curry ... Matthew Hope
Ron Taylor ... Superintendant Archibald
Dorothy Cunningham ... Violette
Trevor Rhone Trevor Rhone ... Julian
Carl Bradshaw Carl Bradshaw ... Ramon
Randolph Winston Jones Randolph Winston Jones ... Gentleman Jackson
Jessica Collins ... Jackie
Scott Getlin Scott Getlin ... Scott
Erick Avari ... Dr. Peter Winsvold
Kathy Owen ... Dr. Shaba
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Storyline

Dr. Alice Dodgson gets her medical license revoked after the death of a patient. She's facing the possibility of not getting any job when she accepts to be the nurse for one young man who suffers of cephalitis called Wesley Claybourne. Aside from the sickness he's suffering Wesley believes he has been "touched" by some voodoo cult. While she stays in Jamaica, Dr. Dodgson will feel uncomfortable as she discovers that voodoo is not only a "state of mind" and could be a real threat to her life and Wesley's. She'll have to discover why she and her patient are targets of the voodoo curse. Written by MRPHANTASM - COSENTINO

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The truth is everything you fear See more »

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Revelation See more »

Filming Locations:

Jamaica

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Miramax purchased the rights from Universal and removed all references to the Tales from the Crypt (1989) franchise, so that it could be released as a stand alone movie. See more »

Goofs

When Wesley grabs Paul's shirt, the collar is sticking out. It cuts to another angle and the shirt collar is folded in. See more »

Quotes

The Crypt Keeper: [in a fake Jamaican accent] Oh, what up my people? Welcome to Jamaica man! This is your old bosom bloody the Cryptkeeper.
Hot Girl: Nice hair.
The Crypt Keeper: Aint they cool? On me they call these "deadlocks".
[Cackles]
The Crypt Keeper: Woah! One of the things I love about Jamaica is the eye popping honeys. Of course, I'd prefer them with a little less meat on their bones, or better yet, just bones
[Cackles. A woman brings him a drink with a shrunken head in it]
The Crypt Keeper: T'anks but that's not what I be meanin when I say I want a little head.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

On the R1 DVD, the credits conclude and it fades to black. Suddenly there's a few brief scenes with the Cryptkeeper, as well as additional credits for the Cryptkeeper segments. See more »

Alternate Versions

Internationally, this was released as a stand-alone film, but when issued in the USA, it included additional segments before the movie and after the end credits featuring host The Cryptkeeper. See more »

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Remake of I Walked with a Zombie (1943) See more »

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Shame and Scandal in the Family
Written by Sir Lancelot and Fitzroy Alexander (as Lord Melody)
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I didn't know they made movies like this anymore!
4 February 2012 | by darla567See all my reviews

This movie was so different from anything I've ever seen. It was a welcome reprieve from what's being offered in the way of movies. Also, it is rare indeed, to see a movie these days that hasn't been re-made. It's as if Hollywood has nothing left to offer, no imagination. Whoever wrote this movie, needs to make many more movies! It was well-written, well-acted, and full of surprises. I've always been able to figure out the "who-done-its" in movies. This one was totally cryptic. An excellent,excellent movie. Everyone needs to see this one. Parents, it does contain some naked women. Of course there aren't any naked men for us ladies to enjoy. Nothing new there. I'd say that's the only bad thing about it.


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