A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.

Director:

James Wan

Writer:

Leigh Whannell
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Wilson ... Josh Lambert
Rose Byrne ... Renai Lambert
Ty Simpkins ... Dalton Lambert
Lin Shaye ... Elise Rainier
Leigh Whannell ... Specs
Angus Sampson ... Tucker
Barbara Hershey ... Lorraine Lambert
Andrew Astor ... Foster Lambert
Corbett Tuck ... Nurse Adele / Doll Girl #2
Heather Tocquigny Heather Tocquigny ... Nurse Kelly
Ruben Pla ... Dr. Sercarz
John Henry Binder John Henry Binder ... Father Martin
Joseph Bishara ... Lipstick-Face Demon
Philip Friedman ... Old Woman
J. LaRose ... Long Haired Fiend
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Storyline

A gripping story of a family in search of help for their son, Dalton, who fell into a coma after a mysterious incident in the attic. Little do they know that there is much more to this endless sleep than meets the eye as they explore the paranormal, and rediscover the past; the key to getting their son back once and for all. Written by David Murray Arthur

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boy | house | coma | baby | demon | See All (122) »

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It's not the House that's Haunted. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material, violence, terror and frightening images, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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On describing the approach of the film's soundtrack, director James Wan explained, "We wanted a lot of the scare sequences to play really silent. But, what I like to do with the soundtrack is set you on edge with a really loud, sort of like, atonal scratchy violin score, mixing with some really weird piano bangs and take that away and all of a sudden, you're like, 'What just happened there?'" See more »

Goofs

(at around 42 mins) When Renai Lambert walks into Dalton's room after her shadow, the camera man's shadow can be seen briefly. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dalton Lambert: Mom?
Renai Lambert: Hey, sweetie. What are you doing up? Come here.
Dalton Lambert: I don't like my room.
Renai Lambert: No? That's okay. You know, you're still getting used to it. I can't sleep either.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits finish rolling, Philip Friedman as the Old Woman blows out his/her candle. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Tiptoe Through the Tulips
Written by Joseph A. Burke (as Josephn Burke) and Al Dubin
Performed by Tiny Tim
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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A Horror Movie for the Ages
25 March 2011 | by rjam4-10-559151See all my reviews

While not a perfect horror flick, Insidious is certainly one of the best of its kind in many a year. Not since Drag Me to Hell have I enjoyed myself so much watching a scare flick. While the formula is a redux of many a ghost story and heavily reminiscent of Poltergeist, the movie still feels fresh and original.

The scares in both the cheap and unique variety and it is all in good fun. Gore is definitely underplayed and the visuals and atmosphere are what yank you in and nail your eyes to the screen.

Hopefully, the team holds this high standard in what is sure to be a new franchise from the Saw crew (overdone as those movies have become). They certainly have me locked in for Insidious II.


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USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Further See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,271,464, 3 April 2011

Gross USA:

$54,009,150

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$99,557,032
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SDDS | Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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