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Mothman (2010)

TV-14 | | Horror | TV Movie 24 April 2010
A group of friends band together to hide the truth about a mutual friend's tragic death. They soon discover that an evil entity is in pursuit of them.

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Credited cast:
Jewel Staite ... Katharine Grant
Connor Fox ... Derek Carpenter
Susie Abromeit ... Mindy
Michael Aills ... Jared
Matty Ferraro ... Casey
Jerry Leggio ... Frank Waverly
T.W. Leshner ... Richard
Jess Sylvia Jess Sylvia ... Sally (as Jessica Erin Sylvia)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Budd Bird ... Town Drunk 1939
Douglas M. Griffin ... Cop
Ryan H. Jackson Ryan H. Jackson ... Emt
Kennon Kepper ... John
Shadoe Knight Shadoe Knight ... Indian Tormentor
Sam Medina ... Chief Cornstalk
Wallace Merck ... Mayor Dinkins
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In Point Pleasant, land of the legend The Mothman, a group of seven teenage friends accidentally kills the boy Jamie (Alex Hardee) in a prank by the river and they decide to cover up the incident. Ten years later, the journalist of the Washington Weekly Katharine Grant, who was one of the seven teenagers, is assigned by her editor to return to her hometown to prepare a matter about the 10th Mothman Festival. She meets with the other six friends that have stayed in the town and sooner they are murdered one by one by The Mothman. Katherine and her former boyfriend Derek seek help with old blind man Frank Waverly that has been luring The Mothman for many years trying to save their lives from the punishment of the entity. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The Hunter Knows His Prey.

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Horror

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Adifago teras See more »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Writer Patrick Walsh was unaware the movie was ever released on DVD until it was revealed to him that a friend saw it in a closing video store. Walsh was supposed to receive a DVD of the movie if/when it was released, but he has not received that DVD. See more »

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The knife wound on Katherine disappears, reappears and changes position. See more »

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Yikes! SyFy Strikes Again!
25 April 2010 | by GypsybelleSee all my reviews

'Mothman' was yet another miserable 'original' film that SyFy decided to torture viewers with. Who at the SyFy Network is drinking the wrong Kool-Aid? They need to hire knowledgeable and intelligent decision makers when it comes to their line-up and production processes. The only thing redeemable about 'Mothman' is that the acting is above average for SyFy original features. The cast did a pretty good job with such a crazy, undeveloped storyline and script. The special effects were really pitiful - worse than the old dinosaur flicks from the 50's and 60's. With today's technology, someone with creativity and skill could have created much better effects with home computer equipment. I believe that any movie worth making is worth making right - as right as possible anyway. This starts with the writers of course. A solid plot, storyline and dialog really are the most important - special effects can enhance or destroy a film as well. Continuity is a major element in both, in order to eliminate possible holes and aid in believability. I guess the production company didn't have anyone who could provide continuity for the script or work-flow during filming and editing. Oh well. And why the heck did 'SciFi' change their name to 'SyFy'? Ridiculous!


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