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The Wicker Man (2006)

A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.

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(as Neil Labute)

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(screenplay) (as Neil Labute),
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Edward Malus
... Sister SummersIsle
... Sister Willow Woodward
... Dr. T.H. Moss
... Sister Rose / Sister Thorn
... Sister Honey
... Sister Beech
... Officer Pete
... Rowan Woodward (as Erika Shaye Gair)
... Truck Stop Waitress
... Station Wagon Mom
Zemphira Gosling ... Station Wagon Girl
... Sea Plane Pilot
... Sister Oak
... Sister Violet
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A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disturbing images and violence, language and thematic issues | See all certifications »

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Warner Bros [United States]

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Release Date:

1 September 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El culto siniestro  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,740,235, 3 September 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$23,643,531, 12 November 2006
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The typeface of the opening credits is identical to that used in the original The Wicker Man (1973). See more »

Goofs

When Officer Edward Malus pursues the station wagon, he has his emergency lights on the motorcycle flashing. But, when he pulls the bike behind the pulled over station wagon (a distant camera shot) the lights are not on. However, when the scene goes to a close up of Edward dismounting the bike, all emergency light are flashing again. See more »

Quotes

Edward Malus: Okay, look, how 'bout you take all of us there?
Sea Plane Pilot: What do you mean "all"?
Edward Malus: [pulling bills from his wallet] Well, me, Mister Grant here, and his twin brother Ulysses.
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Connections

Spoofed in Dead Before Dawn 3D (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Carnival Of Bones
Traditional (Thoinot Arbeau-1589)
Arranged by Aaron Catlow, Mike Edwards, Phil Howard, Julia Laycock
Performed by Paescod
Courtesy of Paescod Recordings
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Definitely pass on this movie
1 September 2006 | by See all my reviews

I haven't seen the original, but just wanted to drop a quick note to anyone who happens to scroll down this far: Wicker Man is the worst movie I've seen this year. Maybe even in two years. I wish I could ask the theater for my money back or turn back time to warn myself not to see it.

I'll give it two positive nods: The sarcasm of Cage's character at least got some laughs from me and the scenery of the island was beautiful. Sorry, that's it. Here come the jeers. The movie's plot is only propelled forward because other characters won't give Cage any straight answers--and he puts up with this!!! How this could go on for over an hour of my time(much less days in the movie) is beyond me.

Not to mention that the plot is full of holes. You leave the theater with enough unanswered questions to fill a library. How anyone could read this script and think, "Yes, people should pay $11 to see this shady outline of what a film should look like" is beyond me.

Do not go see this flick. Or even rent it on DVD.


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