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Them (2006)

Ils (original title)
Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise... they're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.
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Complete credited cast:
Olivia Bonamy ... Clémentine
Michaël Cohen ... Lucas
Adriana Mocca Adriana Mocca ... Ilona (as Adriana Moca)
Maria Roman Maria Roman ... Sanda
Camelia Maxim Camelia Maxim ... Maria
Alexandru Boghiu Alexandru Boghiu ... L'enfant
Emanuel Stefanuc Emanuel Stefanuc ... Adolescent n°1
Horia Ioan Horia Ioan ... Adolescent n°2
Stefan Cornic Stefan Cornic ... Adolescent n°3
George Iulian George Iulian ... Adolescent n°4
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Storyline

Clémentine, a teacher in a French School in Bucharest, lives with her husband, Lucas, in a remote real estate in Snagov. During the night, Clémentine is woken by weird noises outside their house, and Lucas sees their car being stolen. The lights are turned off, the phones are disconnected and they see that they are no longer alone. When weird lights appear outside, they hide in the cellar and try to ask for help from what could be a dreadful night of pure terror... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The film that terrified Europe has come to America See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence and terror | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Shot in 30 days. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie, the romanian teenage girl (Sanda), after locking herself in the car, is trying to call the police from her mother's cellphone. The number she dialed is 112. Except that, in 2002 (when the movie action is taking place), the police phone number was 955, the 112 (standard European emergency number) being introduced only at the end of 2005 / beginning of 2006. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Child: We just want to play! Why won't you ley us? Let us! Will you let us?
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User Reviews

"They wouldn't play with us."
15 June 2008 | by Backlash007See all my reviews

I found Them to be kind of a "meh", take it or leave it film. It's not bad, but it's also not that great. It's much easier to review a movie that you either loved or hated. Strong feelings either way provide a wealth of comments to spout on about. That being said, I don't have a lot of things to say about this French offering. I can say that Them was a tight, tense thriller. It had a short and welcome running time that kept things moving along at a brisk pace. That's just refreshing to see in a world where the most clichéd tripe thinks it deserves 2 hours to tell a story. And this story is very simple: A couple alone in a secluded home being terrorized by "Them." I have waited a while to write this review because I wanted to see The Strangers first. They are almost the exact same movie, but I just connected more with The Strangers. The Strangers frightened me more. It may have something to do with a darkened theater versus a computer monitor though. The two films might compliment each other well in a double feature setting.


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Country:

France | Romania

Language:

French | Romanian

Release Date:

19 July 2006 (France) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,025, 26 August 2007

Gross USA:

$50,057

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,822,116
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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