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The Unborn (2009)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 9 January 2009 (USA)
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A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Casey Beldon (as Odette Yustman)
... Rabbi Sendak
... Mark
... Romy
... Arthur Wyndham
... Sofi Kozma
... Matty Newton
... Gordon Beldon
... Janet Beldon
... Dr. Lester Caldwell
... Mr. Shields
... Eli Walker
... Barto
... Rick Hesse (as Craig Harris)
... Lisa
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Storyline

While babysitting a boy and his baby brother, Casey Beldon has a dreadful nightmare involving a weird dog and an evil child, and she tells her best friend Romy over the phone. Casey is haunted by this boy, and when she goes to the ophthalmologist, he asks if she has a twin brother or sister. She asks her father and discovers that her mother lost a son that died in the womb. Casey suspects that she is haunted by the spirit of her brother. She finds a letter addressed to a woman called Sofi Kozma and a creepy picture at home that belonged to her mother. She goes with Romy to a retirement home to meet Sofi, a survivor of the experiments during the Holocaust. But Sofi tells Casey that she had never met her mother and later calls Casey to tell her she is in great danger. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Evil wants to be born now See more »


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and terror, disturbing images, thematic material and language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,810,585, 11 January 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$42,670,410

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$78,208,812
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This was the first horror movie from Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes production company to be rated PG-13. See more »

Goofs

The photo that shows the main characters uncle is a Polaroid, however Polaroids weren't invented until 1948. Her grandmother, Sofi says he died in 1944 in Auschwitz. See more »

Quotes

Mark: [as he's dying] Am I going to keep falling forever?
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References The Grudge (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Spitfire
Written by Liam Howlett and Juliette Lewis (as Juliet Lewis)
Performed by The Prodigy (as Prodigy)
Courtesy of Maverick Recording Company/XL Records
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Ug
11 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

This movie was easily one of the worst movies I have ever seen. Theacting was horrible. The script was uninspired. This was a movie that kept contradicting itself. The film was sloppy and unoriginal. I was very disappointed and angry when I left the theater. I only give it a 2 because Gary Oldman appeared in this excuse of a film. He is the only excuse to see this film. And thats not even a good enough reason, as he phoned in his performance. Its not like I was expecting a good film. Just something to give me a jump or two. This did not even do that. This film is not only not worth the ten dollars I paid to see it, but its was not worth the hour and a half I spent watching it.


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