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The Hallow (2015)

Not Rated | | Horror | 5 November 2015 (USA)
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A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.

Director:

Corin Hardy

Writers:

Corin Hardy (story by), Felipe Marino (story by) | 3 more credits »
12 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joseph Mawle ... Adam
Bojana Novakovic ... Clare
Michael McElhatton ... Colm Donnelly
Michael Smiley ... Garda Davey
Gary Lydon Gary Lydon ... Doyle
Wren Hardy Wren Hardy ... Young Finn
Stuart Graham ... Contractor Paul Williams
Conor Craig Stephens Conor Craig Stephens ... Sinuous Hallow
Joss Wyre Joss Wyre ... Small Hallow
Charlotte Williams ... Cora Hallow
Sean Tyrell Sean Tyrell ... Crawler Hallow 1
James Meryk James Meryk ... Crawler Hallow 2
Billie Traynor Billie Traynor ... Angry Woman 1
Alan Archbold Alan Archbold ... Radio Reporter
Luc Walsh Luc Walsh ... Colm's Son
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A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Nature has a dark side.

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

The film was shot on location in Ireland, because the director wanted the film to feel as real as possible. See more »

Goofs

When Adam is trapped in the boot (trunk) of the car, he breaks out through the back seat with both hands, but when it cuts to the view of him coming out through the back seat, there's someone's hand at the top of the seat, holding it down. See more »

Crazy Credits

"No animals were harmed in the making of this film. No changelings were harmed in the making of this film." See more »

Connections

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Fairy Tale Horror Movies (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

The Woods
Performed by Sea Read
Composed by Callum Read
Published by Callum Read
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Above average.
17 October 2015 | by AlexandriaMehhSee all my reviews

I felt as if this film needs to be praised as it carried out a very well execution for such an overused plot. You have your typical "family stuck in the middle of nowhere, creature activity" gimmick, fortunately played out smoothly in "The Hallow" I felt as if the characters were well acted, and had a nice potential going for them. We, audience actually cared for our characters, we cared for whether they died, or lived, something many horror movies with similar plot fail to do. As said before, the film has a clichéd plot, but this film manages to lift the cliché, turning it into a unique, new, refreshing event of execution. I felt as if, with the plot, the story, and events the characters were faced with was quite well, ans once again well played out. Finally, I was personally pleased with the creature appearances, I felt as if they did great for what they stood for, and I also enjoyed, along the lines, the depth of which the film created for them. They came out creepy, and succeeded in giving the audience tension.

This film succeeds in many good horror movie elements, and it also succeeds in giving some nice charm, as well. The film, also, explains itself, and turns a horror cliché into something more. Highly recommended.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Ireland | UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,559, 8 November 2015

Gross USA:

$13,906

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,862,407
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