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In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to find strange horns sprouting from his temples.

Director:

Alexandre Aja

Writers:

Keith Bunin (screenplay), Joe Hill (based on the novel by)
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4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Radcliffe ... Ig Perrish
Max Minghella ... Lee Tourneau
Joe Anderson ... Terry Perrish
Juno Temple ... Merrin Williams
Kelli Garner ... Glenna Shepherd
James Remar ... Derrick Perrish
Kathleen Quinlan ... Lydia Perrish
Heather Graham ... Veronica
David Morse ... Dale Williams
Michael Adamthwaite ... Eric Hannity
Nels Lennarson ... Wallace Sturtz (as Nels Leonardson)
Don Thompson ... Al O'Hara
Jay Brazeau ... Father Mould
Alex Zahara ... Dr. Renald
Kendra Anderson ... Nurse Delilah
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Storyline

After Iggy's long-time girlfriend is murdered and the whole town agrees he is the killer, he awakens one morning with horns and the townspeople soon confess their sins. Once knowing the sins of the people, he is facing the true killer of his beloved girlfriend.

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Love hurts like hell


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, some graphic nudity, disturbing violence including a sexual assault, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuernos See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$107,544, 2 November 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$164,480, 7 November 2014
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The character Ig's full name, Ignatius, is only mentioned once throughout the film. In Latin, it translates to "fiery one" and has the same root as the word "ignite". See more »

Goofs

The character Lee had two fingers on his right hand blown off by a cherry bomb in a childhood accident, as shown in the film. In the scene where Ig confronts Lee and finds that he is wearing Merrin's necklace, it can be seen that Lee is not missing any fingers on either hand. See more »

Quotes

Ig Perrish: For whatever reason in this crazy fucked up world, I was being punished. When they looked at me, they saw a devil - and maybe I did too - and now I had to look the part.
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Written by Wayne Coyne, Steven Drozd, and Michael Ivins
Performed by The Flaming Lips
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Weird and Mesmerizing
20 April 2015 | by Claudio CarvalhoSee all my reviews

In a small town, Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe) is accused by the inhabitants of killing his sweetheart Merrin Williams (Juno Temple). Even his parents believe that he is guilty and only his childhood friend and lawyer Lee Tourneau (Max Minghella) believes Ig is telling the truth. Out of blue, Ig sees horns sprouting on his forehead, but soon he finds that the horns are a blessing since people confess their sins and inner dark desires to him. Ig uses the horns to discover who the killer of his beloved girlfriend is.

"Horns" is a weird and mesmerizing movie that entwines several genres. The plot is unique and anything can happen in this original story. The conclusion could be better but does not totally disappoint. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Amaldiçoado" ("Cursed")


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