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Ouija (2014)

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A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Olivia Cooke ... Laine Morris
Ana Coto ... Sarah Morris
Daren Kagasoff ... Trevor
Bianca A. Santos ... Isabelle (as Bianca Santos)
Douglas Smith ... Pete
Shelley Hennig ... Debbie Galardi
Sierra Heuermann ... Doris Zander
Sunny May Allison Sunny May Allison ... Doris (10 years old)
Lin Shaye ... Paulina Zander
Claudia Katz Minnick ... Mother (as Claudia Katz)
Vivis Colombetti ... Nona (as Vivis)
Robyn Lively ... Mrs. Galardi
Matthew Settle ... Mr. Morris
Afra Sophia Tully ... Young Laine (as Afra Tully)
Claire Beale ... Young Debbie
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Storyline

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 Marco

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Never Play In A Graveyard. See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disturbing violent content, frightening horror images, and thematic material | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ouija See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,900,000, 26 October 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$50,856,010

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$103,590,271
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[first lines]
[young Laine and young Debbie play with the Quija board]
Young Laine: I don't know if I want to do this.
Young Debbie: Relax, Laine, it's fun.
Young Debbie: First, the rules.
Young Debbie: 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.
Young Laine: [repeats] As friends we gather, hearts are true.
Young Debbie: Spirits near we call to you.
Young Laine: [repeats] Spirits near we call to you.
Young Debbie: Is someone here with us?
[...]
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Alternate Versions

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 »

Connections

Spoofed in Neverfilms: Oficina fatal (2018) See more »

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Decent enough thriller for a night in
12 January 2016 | by lrozario-87298See all my reviews

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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