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Abattoir (2016)

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An investigative reporter teams up with a police officer to solve the mystery of why a seemingly good man murdered her sister's family.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Lowndes ... Julia Talben
Joe Anderson ... Declan Grady
Dayton Callie ... Jebediah Crone
Lin Shaye ... Allie
John McConnell ... McDermott (as John 'Spud' McConnell)
Bryan Batt ... Chester
Michael Paré ... Richard Renshaw
J. LaRose ... Kyle (as J. Larose)
Jackie Tuttle Jackie Tuttle ... Amanda
Jay Huguley ... Felix
Aiden Flowers ... Charlie
Carol Sutton ... Muriel
Josh Berger ... Clayton
Terence Rosemore ... Guard
Thomas Francis Murphy ... Owner #1
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An investigative reporter works to solve the mystery behind a mysterious man who has been buying houses where tragedies have occurred. Set in a world where it always feels like night, even in daylight hours, real estate reporter Julia Talben's life is turned upside down when her family is brutally murdered. It is believed to be an open and close case, but Julia quickly realizes there is much more to this story when she returns to the crime scene to find the murder room deconstructed and physically removed from her sister's home. This ignites an investigative pursuit that eventually leads her and ex-lover Detective Declan Grady to the town of New English where they find the enigmatic Jebediah Crone and the Abattoir - a monstrous house stitched together with unending rooms of death and the damned. Julia comes to realize that her sister's soul is trapped inside, but the Abattoir isn't just a house - it's a door to something more evil than anyone could have ever imagined. Julia and Grady ... Written by Momentum Pictures

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Rated R for bloody horror violence, and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Abattoir, Recolector de pecados See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jessica Lowndes and Dayton Callie previously starred together in The Devil's Carnival (2012). See more »

Goofs

When Julia first gets the knife from the chair, it has a chrome-like finish and a plain spine. Just after passing the spectres that jump from the balcony, it changes to a knife with a matte edge and a saw on the spine. The knife then changes back to its original style afterward. See more »

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Spin-off Abattoir: The Foundation See more »

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Awful Mess
10 July 2017 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

"Abattoir" is a film with a promising supernatural story and good cinematography that is wasted by a disconnected screenplay that do not develop the characters and situations well. The original idea of an evil man that buys houses to take the rooms where tragedies happened is an unintelligible mess and hard to be understood by the viewer. The motivation of the snoopy Julia Talben is also confused after learning the truth about Jebediah Crone. She knew her family was murdered and in hell (why?) and she insists in entering the house. There is many lack of explanation along the story and in the end, watching "Abattoir" is a complete waste of time. My vote is one (awful).

Title (Brazil): "O Matadouro" ("The Slaughterhouse")


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