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The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)

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A girl with PTSD attempts to refresh her life at a new school, but soon finds it impossible when she's afflicted by not only bullying and bad memories, but also the supernatural.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Haley Bennett ... Molly Hartley
Jake Weber ... Robert Hartley
Chace Crawford ... Joseph Young
Shannon Woodward ... Leah
Shanna Collins ... Alexis
AnnaLynne McCord ... Suzie
Marin Hinkle ... Jane Hartley
Nina Siemaszko ... Dr. Emerson
Josh Stewart ... Mr. Draper
Jessica Lowndes ... Laurel
Randy Wayne ... Michael
Jamie McShane ... Father
Ron Canada ... Mr. Bennett
Kevin Cooney ... Dr. Donaldson
Ross Thomas ... Jock
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Storyline

Molly Hartley looks to put her troubled past behind her with a fresh start at a new school, where she sparks with one of the most popular students. But can her secrets stay buried, especially as she learns more about the horrific truth that awaits her once she turns 18? Written by IMDb Editors

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This Halloween, High School can be Hell. See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for strong thematic material, violence and terror, brief strong language and some teen drinking | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

She Lived See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,423,315, 2 November 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,350,177, 30 November 2008
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The sequel is called The Exorcism Of Molly Hartley (2015) See more »

Goofs

The page of the book that Molly is looking at in the library is rife with spelling errors. Auditory is spelled 'aditory'. Possible is spelled 'possibile'. Component is spelled 'componant'. See more »

Quotes

Alexis: You're a good person, Molly. Let me help you.
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References The Tenant (1976) See more »

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Untouched and Intact
Performed by The Honorary Title
Written by Jarrod Gorbel
Courtesy of Reprise Records
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Don't Let The Haters Win, OK Movie!
24 February 2009 | by katyzoneSee all my reviews

Really. Good acting. Fair production values. Thinking persons script. Make your own opinions and don't let the hate win! Bennet's acting was very good. She can definitely hold her own. Look forward to seeing her in more productions once she gets past this. Hopefully the critical pan of this movie won't taint her, even though I thought the movie was okay.

Bennet is a truly beautiful and expressive actress (I read she sings and has a lovely voice as well).

I thought it was realistic, and watch, it will be a semi-cult movie once the critical debris fades and the haters move on and the thoughtful move up.


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