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My Soul to Take (2010)

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A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.

Director:

Wes Craven

Writer:

Wes Craven
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Max Thieriot ... Bug
John Magaro ... Alex
Denzel Whitaker ... Jerome
Zena Grey ... Penelope
Nick Lashaway ... Brandon
Paulina Olszynski ... Brittany
Jeremy Chu ... Jay
Emily Meade ... Fang
Raúl Esparza ... Abel
Jessica Hecht ... May
Frank Grillo ... Paterson
Danai Gurira ... Jeanne-Baptiste
Harris Yulin ... Dr. Blake
Shareeka Epps ... Chandele
Elena Hurst ... Maria
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Storyline

In the sleepy town of Riverton, legend tells of a serial killer who swore he would return to murder the seven children born the night he died. Now, 16 years later, people are disappearing again. Has the psychopath been reincarnated as one of the seven teens, or did he survive the night he was left for dead? Only one of the kids knows the answer. Adam "Bug" Heller (Max Thieriot) was supposed to die on the last night the Riverton Ripper wrecked havoc on that terrifying night. Unaware of terrifying crimes being committed to the seven children, he has been plagued by nightmares of their murders while not aware if they hold true or if he is simply imagining the images that haunt him. But if Bug hopes to save his friends from the monster that's returned, he must face an evil that won't rest...until it finishes the job it began the day he was born. Written by Anonymous

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Only One Has The Power To Save Their Souls.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, and pervasive language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Some of the opening scenes and a majority of the third act was re-shot after negative test screenings, causing the film to be delayed. See more »

Goofs

During the case (between Brandon and Brittany) there is a shot that shows blood on the back of Brittany's coat. This isn't possible, because she has never been attacked. See more »

Quotes

Alex: No, it's not okay, what I did. It's not okay for everybody to be killing each other all the time.
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Connections

References Law & Order (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

I WANT YOU TO KEEP EVERYTHING
Written by Jesse Elliott
Performed by These United States
Courtesy of United Interests
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Everyone is a Critic
11 March 2014 | by twomainiacsSee all my reviews

Whew.....everyone's a critic. If you like scary movies....strange, scary movies.....strange, scary movies with a plot.....strange, scary movies with a plot and fairly good ending.....then get the popcorn and have a good time with this one.

Look.....if I took every movie I have ever seen so seriously I had to dump on it more than enjoy it. Well.....there would be a lot of movies I would never watch. My Soul To Take is a good movie. It keeps you wondering, guessing and a little annoyed you didn't see it coming.

Admittedly, I do scroll through the reviews to get an idea of how people viewed the movie and how they rated it.

I have my own 5 Star system which got this film a 4.5.

If you are new to IMDb.....never, ever take the scoring system to heart. Even a really BAD film based on reviews will perk my interest to watch it and see for myself. For those of you who use IMDb regularly.....this movie didn't earn the 4.7 it got.

I would have said 8 out of 10 personally......but then that is me.

Please don't throw this one away based on critics who "know the price of everything and the value of nothing"....Zonker from his guru days.

......enjoy......Cookie Q(:-}


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Wes Craven Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Connecticut, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,842,220, 10 October 2010

Gross USA:

$14,744,435

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,500,813
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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