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Malevolent (2018)

TV-MA | | Horror | 5 October 2018 (USA)
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A team of scam artists get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted county estate gets out of hand.

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Olaf de Fleur Johannesson (as Olaf De Fleur)

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Ben Ketai (screenplay by), Eva Konstantopoulos (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Florence Pugh ... Angela
Ben Lloyd-Hughes ... Jackson
Scott Chambers ... Elliot
Georgina Bevan ... Beth
Stephen McCole ... Frank
Daisy Mathewson Daisy Mathewson ... Susie
Charlotte Allen Charlotte Allen ... Maddy
Nicola Grier ... Christine
Celia Imrie ... Mrs. Green
Shelley Conn ... Professor Samantha Harlow
Daniel Campbell ... Bloody Student
James Cosmo ... Grandpa
William Leslie William Leslie ... Craig's Henchman
Ian Lorimer Milne ... Craig (as Ian Milne)
Charles Barrett Charles Barrett ... Victor
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Storyline

Siblings Jackson and Angela run a profitable ghostbusting racket; swindling the bereaved with fake detection equipment and Angela's paranormal 'visions'. Hired to investigate a haunted old foster home, the team uncover its terrifying past: young girls brutally slaughtered, mouths stitched shut; silenced by a sadistic killer. And Angela's on the edge - sleepless, strung out and losing her mind, no longer certain what's actually real; convinced she hears the girls crying out to her from the darkness... But supernatural terrors are the least of their problems when they discover the very real evil lurking in the isolated house. Written by Sigma Films

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A group of fake paranormal investigators suffer the ultimate reality check when confronted by the true horrors that lie hidden within a haunted orphanage.

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Horror

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Scotland, UK See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed at Hunterston House in Ayrshire and a basement at Film City in Glasgow. See more »

Goofs

Angela / Jackson / Elliot / Beth greet each other in various parts of the film with 'Hey' which was not common practice until the 1990's - At that time in Britain the informal (common) way of greeting friends was 'Alright' or 'Hi' See more »

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[first lines]
Title Card: None of the dead come back. But some stay. -Saint John the Divine
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Little Blue Man
Performed by Betty Johnson
Written by Fred Ebb (as Fred Edd) and Paul Klein
Used by kind permission of Carlin Music Corp.
Licensed courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd
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Ok movie that's worth a watch
5 October 2018 | by edug3154See all my reviews

Just a short review:



The first (jump) scares are good but after that the movie slows down. Acting is okay at worst but the lead actress is cute. The movie starts fine yet slows down when the actual plot starts. The movie has good ideas that failed to execute properly, but still is fine. Don't expect to be scared after the first 30 minutes.



Veredict: Has potential but although not executed properly it's at worst decent to watch. Not much scares. If you like Get Out/ It Follows type of movies, give this a watch.


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