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The Apparition (2012)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller | 24 August 2012 (USA)
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A couple is haunted by a supernatural presence that is unleashed during a college experiment.

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When frightening events start to occur in their home, young couple Kelly and Ben discover they are being haunted by a presence that was accidentally conjured during a university parapsychology experiment. The horrifying apparition feeds on their fear and torments them no matter where they try to run. Their last hope is an expert in the supernatural, but even with his help they may already be too late to save themselves from this terrifying force. Written by Anonymous

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Once you believe, you die. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for terror/frightening images and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,955,000, 26 August 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$4,930,798, 7 October 2012
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Delayed for over two years after Warner Bros. ended its relationship with production company Dark Castle Entertainment before finally releasing the film in August 2012. Warner Bros. gave the film the smallest wide-release it has given a major motion picture in its distribution history. See more »

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When Ben and Kelly are shopping, Ben picks up the tent case like there's nothing in it. See more »

Quotes

Kelly: The only way to protect ourselves is to live in a box.
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Written by Kevin W. Buchholz and Jessie Shapiro
Performed by Kevin W. Buchholz and Jessie Shapiro
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Decent idea... poorly executed.
19 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

It's a decent angle at a haunting, but the writing is just not good.

It has a good cast. It has good looking shots and special FX. The trailer drew me in. They did good with that. There are some really clever things in the movie, like how the furniture was rearranged in the room, literally. That was cool. But the story is just poorly written.

It isn't the worst movie out there, as some others have said. That's silly. I have seen much worse! But I give it a generous 5 stars for production value. The movie is not worth watching other than for educational purposes, in my humble opinion. Sorry guys. But a different script with the same production team could have much better results.


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