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Pet (2016)

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A man bumps into an old crush and holds her captive underneath the animal shelter where he works.


Carles Torrens


Jeremy Slater
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Cast overview:
Dominic Monaghan ... Seth
Ksenia Solo ... Holly
Jennette McCurdy ... Claire
Da'Vone McDonald ... Nate
Nathan Parsons ... Eric
Janet Song ... Mrs. Gundy
Gary J. Tunnicliffe ... Homeless Guy
Denise Garcia ... Britt
John Ross Bowie ... Jessup
Sean Blakemore ... Detective Meara
Irene Roseen ... Nosy Old Lady (as Irene Rosen)
Alasdair Martin ... Alasdair Martin
Harmony McElligott ... Harmony McElligott
Rachel Robinson ... Radio Hostess


A psychological thriller about a man who bumps into an old crush and subsequently becomes obsessed with her, leading him to hold her captive underneath the animal shelter where he works. But what will the victim have in store for her captor?

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Plot Keywords:

slave | bdsm | caged | stalker | psychopath | See All (23) »


A Love Story


Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, some grisly images, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Spain | USA



Release Date:

2 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Animal de companie See more »


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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The scene of downtown Los Angeles at approximately 38:08 is from 740 Jackson Street, Los Angeles, facing the Wells Fargo Building. See more »


Pancuronium Bromide is safe... If you perform an endotracheal intubation and mechanic ventilation after administering it. It's an old anesthesia drug and it paralyses your breathing musculature. The character says he used it on himself. He was all alone and that would certainly kill him. The drug would certainly kill the girl also as we don't see him doing anything to aid her breathing. See more »


Seth: Shhh, shh, shh. What I just put in you, it's called pancuronium bromide, it's a paralyzing agent. It stings a little. Don't worry, it's safe, I tested it on myself.
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Interesting premise but falls apart
26 December 2016 | by just_in_caseSee all my reviews

The movie starts off with a beta male stalker type trying to get this girl to go out with him, then it switches gears with kidnapping. Then things get really interesting, but then things kind of still reach the same destination you kind of see coming early on. Beta male.

It's a shame because the Act II idea was really good, but instead of seeing it through or down a rabbit hole I feel like they ran out of gas and went with a lazy ending. Part of the problem is that the main character's direction flipflops a couple times without any Segue.

I noticed the films only about an hour and a half. I think with a few more drafts and 20 more minutes this couple have been a real shocker but if anything the ending is reminiscent of a tales of the crypt short story. Now that story would have worked better if the main character hadn't done a 180 in Act II.

All in all I gotta say skip it on this one. There's better captor role reversal type films.

Actually if you're looking for a good captive movie I recommend "Chained (2012)" which stars Vincent D'Onofrio who as you know is in the spotlight at the moment. This is by far my favorite in this sub-genre.

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