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The Voices (2014)

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A likable guy pursues his office crush with the help of his evil talking pets, but things turn sinister when she stands him up for a date.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryan Reynolds ... Jerry / Mr. Whiskers (voice) / Bosco (voice) / Deer (voice) / Bunny Monkey (voice)
Gemma Arterton ... Fiona
Anna Kendrick ... Lisa
Jacki Weaver ... Dr. Warren
Ella Smith ... Alison
Paul Chahidi ... Dennis Kowalski
Stanley Townsend ... Sheriff Weinbacher
Adi Shankar ... John
Sam Spruell ... Dave
Valerie Koch ... Jerry's Mother
Gulliver McGrath ... Jerry (12 years old)
Paul Brightwell Paul Brightwell ... Jerry's Stepfather
Alessa Kordeck Alessa Kordeck ... Sheryl
Michael Pink ... Jesus
Ricardia Bramley Ricardia Bramley ... Sheila Hammer
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Storyline

Jerry (Ryan Reynolds) is that chipper guy clocking the nine-to-five at a bathtub factory, with the offbeat charm of anyone who could use a few friends. With the help of his court-appointed psychiatrist, he pursues his office crush (Gemma Arterton). However, the relationship takes a sudden, murderous turn after she stands him up for a date. Guided by his evil talking cat and benevolent talking dog, Jerry must decide whether to keep striving for normalcy, or indulge in a much more sinister path. Written by Lionsgate

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Hearing voices can be murder.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence, and for language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Voices See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Ryan Reynolds modeled the voice of the cat after a Scottish friend he has known for over twenty years. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of Jerry's first interaction with the headless Fiona, the rest of her body can briefly be seen in the refrigerator before he slams the door shut. See more »

Quotes

Fiona: [from trailer] Look what you did to me.
Jerry Hickfang: I'm so sorry.
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At the end of the movie there is a four minute fantasy song and dance routine featuring six cast members plus Jesus. The end credits begin one minute after this routine starts. See more »

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Not so sure about the comedy part but..
5 March 2016 | by caligamySee all my reviews

This movie came up on shuffle in Hulu and I thought.. "a comedy? OK.. never heard of this movie." Few minutes into it I was getting bored and something about the cleanness of everything seemed really off and I was completely missing the humor part. And then.. things got crazy, literally. An accidental(?) stabbing here, beheading there, arguments with the cat and dog.. and suddenly I couldn't stop watching it.

*SPOILER* Once I realized this movie was from the point of view of a schizophrenic serial killer with occasional glimpses of what the reality he was actually in were, it was a pretty damn good watch. This movie made me feel confused whether to feel afraid of Ryan's character, sad for him, laugh at him, or root for his victims.

This was very entertaining once everything began to unfold. Slow beginning, gripping middle, and a strange, weird ending.


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