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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.

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Wes Craven

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Wes Craven
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Cast

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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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:

$20,976,402
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The title 'My Soul to Take' was taken from the children's prayer: "Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take, which is also used in Wes Craven's earlier film 'A Nightmare on Elm Street'. 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

Fang: Happy birthday, insect.
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Connections

References Mothra (1961) 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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what was Wes thinking
4 April 2011 | by zcas602See all my reviews

This movie will definitely not help out Wes's career. Decent storyline, but not great. The acting to me was just average and blah I didn't really like any of the characters. At least in the Scream movies you go really into their lives and that just wasn't the case for this. Not to give anything away but the title didn't really fit the movie. Nightmare on elm street and scream, perfect titles. Not this though. This just like most of his other movies are not for kids, more for the men than women.I hoped the ending was better but that didn't happen. For Wes Craven and horror fans I say wait and rent honestly. For everyone else I say skip it, or if your curious wait until its on Showtime or HBO and watch it then. Not amazing or even good, just OK. Set your expectations low.


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