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Red Riding Hood (2011)

PG-13 | | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery | 11 March 2011 (USA)
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Set in a medieval village that is haunted by a werewolf, a young girl falls for an orphaned woodcutter, much to her family's displeasure.

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David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (as David Leslie Johnson)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amanda Seyfried ... Valerie
Gary Oldman ... Solomon
Billy Burke ... Cesaire
Shiloh Fernandez ... Peter
Max Irons ... Henry
Virginia Madsen ... Suzette
Lukas Haas ... Father Auguste
Julie Christie ... Grandmother
Shauna Kain ... Roxanne
Michael Hogan ... The Reeve
Adrian Holmes ... Captain
Cole Heppell ... Claude
Christine Willes ... Madame Lazar
Michael Shanks ... Adrien Lazar
Kacey Rohl ... Prudence
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Storyline

Valerie (Seyfried) is a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter (Fernandez), but her parents have arranged for her to marry the wealthy Henry (Irons). Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter are planning to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by the werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village. For years, the people have maintained an uneasy truce with the beast, offering the creature a monthly animal sacrifice. But under a blood red moon, the wolf has upped the stakes by taking a human life. Hungry for revenge, the people call on famed werewolf hunter, Father Solomon (Oldman), to help them kill the wolf. But Solomon's arrival brings unintended consequences as he warns that the wolf, who takes human form by day, could be any one of them. As the death toll rises with each moon, Valerie begins to suspect that the werewolf could be someone she loves. As panic grips the ... Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

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Believe the legend. Beware the wolf. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violence and creature terror, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Girl with the Red Riding Hood See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$42,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,005,335, 13 March 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$37,662,162

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$90,300,442
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SDDS | DTS | Dolby Digital | Datasat

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Taylor Lautner was considered for the role of Peter. He previously appeared in Twilight (2008) which was also directed by Catherine Hardwicke. See more »

Goofs

It was settled very early in the movie that the wolf is one of the villagers which means he could walk around the square in his human form and find out all the hidingd where Father Solomon's men are setting up as well as knowing that Valery was used as bait. Yet, he showed up like he didn't know anything at all. See more »

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Suzette: I didn't love your father when we were first married. I was in love with another man. But I came to love your father. And he gave me two beautiful daughters.
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After the credits a werewolf suddenly appears and lunges at the camera See more »

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Version of Iron Maze (1991) See more »

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Just A Fragment Of You
Written and Produced by Anthony Gonzalez and Brian Reitzell
Performed by Anthony Gonzalez and Brian Reitzell
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One of my favorite horror films
4 April 2012 | by iceredfatboySee all my reviews

I absolutely loved this movie. I have seen it several times. The work they performed on the computerized wolf is outstanding. The cast is excellent and the story is horror and Gothic at it's best. The music score on this film is goth, haunting, and awesome. This movie may not be for all, but for a werewolf thriller, it is one of my all time favorites. It takes an old story and puts a different twist. Imagine a story which seems to be set in an old Transylvania village put to upbeat music and a very romantic story line. I know it has had some bad reviews, personally it is a love/horror/werewolf thriller that is a winner to me. Red Riding Hood is worth watching and then some.


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