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

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Alexandre Aja

Writers:

Keith Bunin (screenplay), Joe Hill (based on the novel by)
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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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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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He will bring out the devil in you. See more »


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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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The movie is based on the Joe Hill (Stephen King's son) novel Horns. See more »

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When Ig tells his brother Terry to swallow all his pills, Terry puts a few in his mouth and uses the little bit of liquid in his glass to swallow them. There shouldn't be any liquid left after that. In the next scene with Terry, the glass is full as he swallows more pills. See more »

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Ig Perrish: [narrating] Everyone in town always took me for an outsider. I didn't care. The only thing that mattered was her. She was my garden of Eden. And God knows how beautiful it was until that night. You know, no one is born evil. The devil himself was a fallen angel. But sometimes when you go through hell, the only way out is to walk deeper into the fire.
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Alternate Versions

The UK cinema version reduces a rape scene and a very strong gory image to achieve a 15 rating. See more »


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Where is My Mind
Written by Frank Black (as Charles Thompson)
Performed by Pixies
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Expected a very little, but delivered very hugely.
14 March 2016 | by Reno-RanganSee all my reviews

The first word I said after the watch was 'unbelievable'. That means the movie is not bad, but how come I missed it for this long. This is the best dark-fantasy movie I have seen recently. But earlier, I thought it would be like the movie 'Tusk' which made me a little uncomfortable to watch. So in the end, what's the difference between the tusk and/or the horn. Both come in a pair and animals have it to defend themselves from the threat. When I watched that movie, I lost interest in this. Yep, it is a silly reason and now I feel bad for that.

This movie dominated by the British cast, especially for having Daniel Radcliffe and Juno Temple I thought it was British film, actually it was not. It was a Canadian-US jointly produced, adapted from a book of the same name and directed by 'Mirror' director. The story was so good, not genuine, though explored the theme very well. For every few minutes later, the narration was taking a turn and that made the plot to get lot tighter before heading for the concluding part.

Maybe this the best movie of Radcliffe that I've seen after his goodbye to 'Harry Potter' movie series. I don't think he's a chocolate boy type, but this kind of movie suits him well. I think he should get muscles for more movie like this, but his height is another negative factor. The film was entirely shot in Canada, the photography was great, music as well as performances. Even those settings like woods, tree house feels kind of wet English and Scottish atmosphere that fits for a devilish mythical charactered movie like this. I regret for reviewing it so delayedly, but anyway I did it and over it, so I hope you watch it very soon as well if you haven't seen it yet.

7/10


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Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 2014 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$107,544, 2 November 2014

Gross USA:

$173,948

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,875,442
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2.35 : 1
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