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The Good Neighbor (2016)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Horror | 14 August 2017 (Spain)
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A pair of mischievous high school kids create the illusion of a haunting on an unsuspecting elderly neighbor while keeping his every reaction under surveillance. A series of coincidences leads to tragedy.

Director:

Kasra Farahani

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Caan ... Harold Grainey
Logan Miller ... Ethan
Keir Gilchrist ... Sean
Laura Innes ... Caroline
Edwin Hodge ... Officer Palmer
Bailey Noble ... Carly
Lili Reinhart ... Ashley
Anne Dudek ... Elise
Mindy Sterling ... Mae
William Charles Mitchell William Charles Mitchell ... Judge (as William C. Mitchell)
Dean Cameron ... Defense Attorney
Nik Dodani ... Sanjay
Luke Spencer Roberts ... Ted Spiegelman
Ted King ... Sean's Father
Billy Khoury ... Neighbor
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A pair of mischievous high school kids create the illusion of a haunting on an unsuspecting elderly neighbor while keeping his every reaction under surveillance. A series of coincidences leads to tragedy.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 August 2017 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Waiting See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Theaters that carried the film during its limited release include: Vintage Los Feliz 3 (Los Angeles, California), Cinema Village 12th Street (New York City, New York), Tower City 11 (Cleveland, Ohio), AMC Neshaminy 24 (Bensalem, Pennsylvania), AMC Hoffman Center 22 (Alexandria, Virginia), AMC North Dekalb Mall 16 (Decatur, Georgia), AMC Loews Streets of Woodfield 20 (Schaumburg, Illinois), AMC Arbor Lakes 16 (Maple Grove, Minnesota), AMC Studio 30 (Houston, Texas), AMC The Parks at Arlington 18 (Arlington, Texas), AMC Arizona Center 24 (Phoenix, Arizona) and the AMC Westminster Promenade 24 (Westminster, Colorado). See more »

Goofs

One of the characters identifies September 19, 2014 as a Saturday. It was a Friday. See more »

Quotes

Officer Palmer: Got a noise complaint, you mind if I come in?
Harold Grainey: Um, yeah, yeah I do.
[smiles faintly]
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Connections

References Reefer Madness (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

Kill For Love
Performed by Chromatics
Written by Johnny Jewel & Adam Miller
Courtesy of Italians Do It Better
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A surprisingly decent movie
17 September 2016 | by rosspatrick-26-445640See all my reviews

This movie was a great surprise, I didn't know anything about it but found it on iTunes and took the gamble as the trailer was intriguing.It did not disappoint, what could have quite easily been another shaky cam mess of a home footage film turned out to be a real gem. This film builds nicely and despite the simple plot does a great job keeping you on the edge of your seat. The film is also edited in such a way that it keeps you guessing but then slowly feeds you the tid bits to keep you going. At no point was I bored watching this movie although I was worried it would be a bit of an Americanised college "bro" movie 5 minutes in, stick with it and enjoy where this goes. The film is based in two houses and given the limited location you'd think it would be quite easy to get bored by this however the director seems to ramp the tension up and down in all the right ways. I can't recommend this enough and it had my girlfriend in tears. Well worth a watch!


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