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Jinn (2014)

PG-13 | | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller | 14 April 2014 (UK)
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Shawn, an automotive designer, enjoys an idyllic life with his new wife Jasmine until it is interrupted by a cryptic message. The message warns of imminent danger and a curse that has ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic Rains ... Shawn Walker / Jehangir Amin / Doppelganger Jinn
Ray Park ... Gabriel
William Atherton ... Father Westhoff
Faran Tahir ... Ali Amin
Serinda Swan ... Jasmine Walker
Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad ... Zaheer Amin / Jinn Speaking English
Arman Pirzada Arman Pirzada ... Young Shawn
Imtiaz Ahmad Imtiaz Ahmad ... Baby Jehan
Dennis North ... Owen Walker
Milica Govich ... Milla Walker
Jaan Ahmad Jaan Ahmad ... Village Woman / Jinn Speaking Urdu
Ele Bardha ... Police Officer #1
Chris LaCentra ... Police Officer #2 (as Chris Lacentra)
Paul Mocur Paul Mocur ... Asylum Guard
Walter Phelan ... Asylum Patient #1 / Burned Jinn
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Storyline

Shawn, an automotive designer, enjoys an idyllic life with his new wife Jasmine until it is interrupted by a cryptic message. The message warns of imminent danger and a curse that has afflicted his family for generations. Having lost his parents as a child, Shawn doesn't believe this unsettling revelation of his past....until strange things start to happen. Unable to explain the threats and fearing for his life, Shawn turns to Gabriel and Father Westhoff, a mysterious duo claiming to have answers. With their help, and the aid of Ali, a shackled mental patient, Shawn discovers that there is far more to this world than he ever imagined. These revelations set Shawn on a collision course with the unknown, and he alone must find the strength protect his family and confront the ancient evil that is hunting them. Written by Exodus Pictures

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some intense sequences of violence and terror | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 2014 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Michigan, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$149,337, 6 April 2014

Gross USA:

$149,337
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Exxodus Pictures See more »
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The song played during the action sequence following Shawn's visit to his uncle is a remixed song from Bend It Like Beckham. See more »

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There's a scene after first few closing credits roll and another scene after all the credits have rolled. See more »

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References Aladdin (1992) See more »

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Tere Bin Nahi Lagda
by Nusrat Fathed Ali Khan
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Meh--More Made-for-TV than Big Screen
8 April 2014 | by blatherskitenoirSee all my reviews

Jinn is a film which can't decide whether it's a horror flick, a sci-fi/ fantasy romp, or an origin story launch for an independent noir graphic novel hero (please note, I have no idea if Jinn is based off a comic, but they're obviously trying to force-start a franchise.) Like the film's protagonists who attempt to create a super amalgamation of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, only to have it come across as vaguely anti-Muslim and awkward, (and the 'edgy' sound track choices which just end up being bafflingly bizarre,) this mix doesn't quite work, and the film would have been better served choosing one genre, and doing it well, instead of all and fumbling through it. There are some genuinely creepy moments, which are ruined by the comedy, and the comedy is in turn ruined by the complete, posturing cheesiness of some of characters and dialogs. Several plot devices could have come straight from their TVTropes.com pages, and certain scenes feel almost as if they were lifted from famous, better-made, movies.

The production value is very high, which helps and hinders. There are many actors with recognizable faces doing the very best they can; some extremely expensive camera shots; well-done (and plentiful) effects; fighting and driving stunts; and seriously, what is the point of the sports car? The high production values prevent the film from be a crappy delight, but make the confusing plot bearable to watch. Watching Jinn, you'll wonder who in the world would pour so much money into a movie who's plot and screen play feel more like a made-for-TV film you stumble onto after midnight on the Sifi channel than the big budget blockbuster it longs to be.

If you like films like "Season of the Witch," "Outlander," or random, independent movies from Red Box, you'll probably like Jinn, but otherwise, this is a film to watch with a bunch of drunk friends and make fun of, though there are other, better, choices for that.


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