A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity.
Returning to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate from a horrific car accident, Jessabelle comes face to face with a long-tormented spirit that has been seeking her return -- and has no intention of letting her escape.
A girl is mysteriously killed after recording herself playing with an ancient Ouija Board, which leads to a close group of friends to investigate this board. They later find out that some things aren't meant to be played with, especially the 'other side'.Written by
In the original unaltered version of the film, Doris Zander had a much different look to her. In the original cut she took the appearance of a young girl with half of her face burnt while always carrying a doll. The re-shoots version is a rotting girl with sewn lips. See more »
After the girl shuts the back door, she jumps at the sound of the gas ring turning on by itself. The shot shows this from above with a kettle next to it. In the next shot, she turns off the gas and the kettle is on top of the ring. See more »
[young Laine and young Debbie play with the Quija board]
I don't know if I want to do this.
Relax, Laine, it's fun.
First, the rules.
You can never, ever play alone. You can never play in a graveyard. And you always have to say goodbye. To start, you circle the board once for each player. Then we say, as friends we gather, hearts are true.
As friends we gather, hearts are true.
Spirits near we call to you.
Spirits near we call to you.
Is someone here with us?
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A completely different version of the film was shown to a test audience. After negative feedback, the film was partially re-shot with several story and cast changes. Scenes from this version appear in some trailers, but has otherwise not been shown in it's entirety since. See more »
This movie was by no means a cinematic masterpiece, however can you really expect something of such high quality when the entire premise is based around a Ouija board that wreaks havoc upon a group of close friends.
Watching this film, my desire to watch a somewhat corny and predictable horror/thriller was achieved with ease. As someone who has been warned time and time again about the dangers of using supernatural means to attempt to contact the dead, I found this movie to be highly entertaining in a cheap-thrills kind of way.
If you are looking for a simple, cliché supernatural themed movie to watch with close friends for a movie night, I'd definitely recommend. This movie is neither terribly unbearable nor disgustingly gory, and as such I feel is relatively inoffensive to those who enjoy these themes in their movies.
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