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The Messengers (2007)

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An ominous darkness invades a seemingly serene sunflower farm in North Dakota, and the Solomon family is torn apart by suspicion, mayhem and murder.

Directors:

Danny Pang, Oxide Chun Pang (as Oxide Pang)

Writers:

Mark Wheaton (screenplay), Todd Farmer (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristen Stewart ... Jess
Dylan McDermott ... Roy
Penelope Ann Miller ... Denise
John Corbett ... Burwell
Evan Turner Evan Turner ... Ben
Theodore Turner ... Ben
William B. Davis ... Colby Price
Brent Briscoe ... Plume
Dustin Milligan ... Bobby
Jodelle Ferland ... Michael Rollins
Michael Daingerfield ... Police Officer
Tatiana Maslany ... Lindsay Rollins
Shirley McQueen ... Mary Rollins
Anna Hagan ... Doctor
Blaine Hart Blaine Hart ... Charlie
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Storyline

It's been six years since the Rollins family just up and left and now the troubled Solomon family has come from Chicago, to rebuild their lives following their sons hospitalization due to their daughter's drunk driving accident. But as they start to settle in something odd and strange begins to occur to their son. Could something supernatural be at work, and did the previous family just leave...or are they still here? Trapped in the only place they've ever known? And what did cause their deaths? Most of all...is this 'killer' still very much alive? Written by suspicous

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There is evidence to suggest that children are highly susceptible to paranormal phenomena. They see what adults cannot. They believe what adults deny. And they are trying to warn us.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, disturbing violence and terror | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Messengers See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,713,321, 4 February 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$35,374,833, 18 March 2007
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color | Black and White (flashback scenes)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Stuart Beattie performed some re-writes. See more »

Goofs

The ambulance that takes Jess to the hospital has "Balcarres EMS Prairie Ambulance" on the side of it. Balcarres is in Saskatchewan, Canada, the filming location, about 150 miles away from North Dakota, where the story is set. See more »

Quotes

Colby Price: Roy Solomon?
[Roy turns around and sees a pale-looking man in a black suit and tie standing behind him]
Colby Price: I'm Colby Price... Belton Savings.
Roy: Oh, hey. Good to meet you.
Colby Price: So you said your father grew sunflowers, too.
Roy: Yeah, over in Turek County.
Colby Price: I grew up not too far from here.
Roy: Right...
Colby Price: Look, I know you're all moved in, but an opportunity came up at the bank that I thought you might be interested in. This place sat gathering dust for years until you came along and bought it, and now, as it happens, ...
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Crazy Credits

The opening title sequence suddenly drains of color, to become monochrome (black and white). See more »

Connections

Featured in Exhuming 'The Messengers' (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Old MacDonald Had a Farm
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Traditional children's song
Played by the toy tractor
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The best ghost movie
9 September 2013 | by jimanuel12See all my reviews

This is the best ghost movie i think i have ever seen. The special effects were very good if not great. I get really tired of reading reviews of very good movies that are almost always bad. So i thought i would write a review of a very good movie for a chance. If you like ghost movies, this one is the best i have ever seen. I usually do not like ghost movies, i cannot ever be scared of one, but this one has a very different take and the ending explains the entire movie. The cast is excellent, the special effects are very good and the plot is good as well. A little slow at first, but as the movie goes along, the better it gets. This is a movie well worth seeing.


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