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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.

Director:

Todd Lincoln

Writer:

Todd Lincoln
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ashley Greene ... Kelly
Sebastian Stan ... Ben
Tom Felton ... Patrick
Julianna Guill ... Lydia
Luke Pasqualino ... Greg
Rick Gomez ... Mike
Anna Clark ... Maggie
Suzanne Ford ... Woman at Vet
Tim Williams ... Office Executive
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

Once you believe, you die. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 August 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La aparición See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

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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Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Todd Lincoln's directorial and screenwriting debut. See more »

Goofs

In the morning after the couple have slept outside, Kelly goes to her VW car, which has a front license plate. Throughout the rest of the film, it doesn't have one. See more »

Quotes

Kelly: The only way to protect ourselves is to live in a box.
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Apparition (2012) See more »

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Get Up
Written by Kevin W. Buchholz and Jessie Shapiro
Performed by Kevin W. Buchholz and Jessie Shapiro
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Could Have Had Potential
15 November 2012 | by NotAnotherMovieCriticSee all my reviews

I first heard about this movie by listening to Coast to Coast AM where the Writer/Director was on talking about this film and how he was inspired by actual events. So I was really anticipating watching this film.

At first it started out pretty interesting but then it took a turn for the worse. I started to not care about what was going on, the characters were a bit annoying and I didn't really care about them one way or another.

The film is not scary, it has its thrilling moments but all in all it's just a typical horror film for the new generation which really means its pathetic.

I think the film would have been awesome if it had followed the group doing the experiment on getting a ghost to appear, in fact that's what I was thinking I was getting into but instead got a cheap shot at a horror film that left me feeling like I had completely wasted my time.

It had some good moments but all in all it's not really worth watching.


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