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The Covenant (2006)

Four young men who belong to a New England supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Meanwhile, jealousy and suspicion threaten to tear them apart.

Director:

Renny Harlin

Writer:

J.S. Cardone
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Strait ... Caleb Danvers
Laura Ramsey ... Sarah Wenham
Sebastian Stan ... Chase Collins
Taylor Kitsch ... Pogue Parry
Chace Crawford ... Tyler Simms
Toby Hemingway ... Reid Garwin
Jessica Lucas ... Kate Tunney
Kyle Schmid ... Aaron Abbot
Wendy Crewson ... Evelyn Danvers
Stephen McHattie ... James Danvers
Kenneth Welsh ... Provost Higgins
Christian Baril Christian Baril ... Dead Teenage Boy
Basia Jasinski Basia Jasinski ... Waitress Nicky's Bar (as Barbara Basia-Jasinski)
Rob Burns Rob Burns ... Mr. Pennyworth
Robert Crooks ... Ryan Bael
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Storyline

Four best friends, young warlocks of the same coven who all share a same secret: a magic powers, suddenly have to protect themselves from a stranger-another warlock just like them who has come to town to destroy their coven after a 300 years old hate...

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In 1692, five families with untold power formed a covenant of silence. One family lusting for more, was banished, their bloodline disappearing without a trace. Until now. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images, sexual content, partial nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Covenan+ See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,852,458, 10 September 2006

Gross USA:

$23,380,495

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,597,471
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The party in the beginning of the film is supposed to happen at the end of summer in New England. Filming, however, took place at the end of October in Montreal. The cast and crew had to endure the cold during the shoot. See more »

Goofs

When Kate is talking to Caleb in the store, we can see Sarah step out from behind an aisle and in the next shot she steps out again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Reid Garwin: What's up, fellas?
Tyler Sims: Where were you? I stopped by to give you a lift.
Reid Garwin: Had things to do. How's the party?
Pogue Parry: Don't know. Just got here.
Reid Garwin: Well, hell, boys.
[eyes go black]
Reid Garwin: Let's drop in.
[jumps off a cliff]
Tyler Sims: Shit, yeah!
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The opening Production Company; Lakeshore Entertainment shows the lake to be burning See more »

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Referenced in The Reinactors (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

I Love Rock and Roll
Written by Jake Hooker (as Jerry Mamberg), Alan Merrill (as Allan Sachs)
Performed by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (as Joan Jett and The Blackhearts)
Produced by Kenny Laguna
Courtesy of Blackheart Records
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A film for guy crazy teen girls and man hungry gay guys
26 September 2006 | by newyorkguy1See all my reviews

Where can I start on this one? The Covenant had some negatives and positives. The negatives were that the movie wasn't at all what I expected from the advertisements. I thought it was going to be at least a little scary and it turned out to be "Just another teen movie". Actually, with a name like "The Covenant", I thought it was going to be about Vampires. Guessed wrong. No blood was involved and it had mild violence that could have been compared to watching a fight between Ken and Ryu in Street Fighter with a lot of "Haduken balls" being thrown around. That was kind of cheesy. The positives were that it did have some originality. Kind of tired of seeing sequel after sequel and this movie gave audiences a break from that. The other positive was that it definitely was a movie for guy craving connoisseurs. This director took every opportunity to showcase the hot bodies of these young hot guys and it certainly had a tint of homoerotica. Kind of like soft porn for the gay guys. The best moments of the movie were the locker room scene showing like 20 bare naked male asses, the swim meets with barely-there speedos that if cut just one centimeter below would probably show some penis, and the guy-on-guy (not so erotic) kiss between Caleb and Chase with Chase lying on top of Caleb at one point of the movie. The good parts mentioned would be good reason enough for this movie to been seen again for those that can't get enough of the male gender.


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