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Down a Dark Hall (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 17 August 2018 (USA)
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A troubled teen named Kit Gordy is forced to join the exclusive Blackwood Boarding School, just to find herself trapped by dark forces around its mysterious headmistress, Madame Duret.

Director:

Rodrigo Cortés

Writers:

Michael Goldbach (screenplay by) (as Mike Goldbach), Chris Sparling (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
AnnaSophia Robb ... Katherine 'Kit' Gordy
Uma Thurman ... Madame Duret
Isabelle Fuhrman ... Izzy
Victoria Moroles ... Veronica
Noah Silver ... Jules Duret
Taylor Russell ... Ashley
Rosie Day ... Sierra
Rebecca Front ... Mrs. Olonsky
Jodhi May ... Heather Sinclair
Pip Torrens ... Professor Farley
Kirsty Mitchell ... Ginny Gordy-Dabrowski
Jim Sturgeon ... Dave Dabrowski
David Elliot ... Robert Gordon
Brian Bovell Brian Bovell ... Dr. MacMillan
Julia Stresen-Reuter Ramírez Julia Stresen-Reuter Ramírez ... Young Kit (as Julia Stressen-Reuter)
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After the death of her father when she was a child, Kit Gordy has grown up as a troubled teen for disgust of her mother Ginny and her stepfather Dave Dabrowski. Called to the principal's office of her high school and accused of a failed attempt to burn it, Kit is expelled from the high school, but Dr. Heather Sinclair, member of the staff of the Blackwood Boarding School, appears to offer her a place in the next school year. Ginny enlists Kit against her will in a try to correct her daughter, and Kit travels Blackwood, an old, isolated and dark mansion in the middle of a forest outside the city. There she meets her companions: nice Izzy, shy Ashley, reluctant Sierra and borderline Veronica, so troubled teens as her own. In the dinner presentation, Kit and the other girls meet Madame Duret, Blackwood's headmistress, and the rest of the staff: Pr. Farley (maths), Jules Duret (music), Heather Sinclair (arts) and Mrs. Olonsky, Madame Duret's rude right-hand to keep the peace in Blackwood.... Written by Chockys

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Welcome to Blackwood. Where lost girls find their way.


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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content, terror and violence, some language including a sexual reference, and smoking | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The movie is based on a book with the same title "Down a Dark Hall" by Lois Duncan. The hit horror film I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) was also adapted from a Lois Duncan novel. See more »

Goofs

Whilst Katherine 'Kit' Gordy argues with Jules Duret the old tape recorder is not moving in the cut away. See more »

Crazy Credits

The film has a 2016 copyright date in the credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Zoe Ball on ...: Sunday 9 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Black Balloon
Performed by The Kills
Written by Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince
From the album Midnight Boom
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Ouch painful
22 August 2018 | by maureenfox-19518See all my reviews

Had high hopes of this considering the cast list but within the first half hour this diminished.Sluggish storyline with inevitable ending.Must try better would be my score as this is the lowest thus far I have rated a film and can't give it any real credit except for the setting but thats really it.


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Language:

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Release Date:

17 August 2018 (USA) See more »

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$2,707,199
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