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Seventh Moon (2008)

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Melissa/Amy Smart and her Chinese American husband honeymoon in China during Hungry Ghost Festival. At night at a village they discover, the legend is real.

Director:

Eduardo Sánchez

Writers:

Jamie Nash (story), Eduardo Sánchez (story and screenplay)
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Amy Smart ... Melissa
Tim Chiou ... Yul
Dennis Chan ... Ping
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Melissa and Yul, Americans honeymooning in China, come across the exotic 'Hungry Ghost' festival. When night falls, the couple end up in a remote village, and soon realize the legend is all too real. Plunged into an ancient custom they cannot comprehend, the couple must find a way to survive the night of the Seventh Moon. Written by Anonymous

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On the full moon of the seventh lunar month, the gates of hell open and the spirits of the dead are freed to roam among the living. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for language and violence/terror | See all certifications »

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Really nothing special
5 October 2009 | by ncereSee all my reviews

I must disagree with everybody who has written a review here ( 3 people to be precise ),and I will try to explain why it is like that.

First of all,to the all the people who have commented about this title I must ask a simple question: Did anyone of you ever watched more than two horror movies in your life?

So the movie is about old Chinese myth that turns out to be real and not a myth at all.The story is very simple and not very original.I have expected more of Eduardo Sanches since I liked ,,Altered,,.And to wait three years for something so average was certainly a disappointment.( Don't get me wrong,I don't think ,,altered,, the greatest movie of all time,but despite budget limitations and a few plot holes it was quite enjoyable and fun little b-movie).

The acting by Amy and Tim was OK,but my biggest problem was the look of moon demons( they were quite lame and ordinary in my opinion ).Some scenes at the end of the movie were a total ripoff of Descent by Neil Marshall.

Overall,this movie can be told in 2 minutes( I mean the story and everything that happens from the beginning to the end ).So the biggest problem of this movie is,like I said before,that it is so average it's painful.

While this certainly isn't the worst movie I have seen,it isn't the best one either.You won't be missing anything if you don't watch it,and if you do you'll say : Oh,well nothing special.

So since this is just an average movie I will give it an average grade 5 of 10.

P.S. Also for a horror movie,this flick isn't scary at all.


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English

Release Date:

20 September 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Maldição da Sétima Lua See more »

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Haxan Films See more »
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1.78 : 1
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