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The Remaining (2014)

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Friends gather at a wedding, but the celebration is shattered by terrifying apocalyptic events forcing them to examine life, love and faith as they must choose between redemption and survival.

Director:

Casey La Scala

Writers:

Casey La Scala (screenplay), Chris Dowling (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Pacar ... Tommy
Shaun Sipos ... Jack
Bryan Dechart ... Dan
Alexa PenaVega ... Skylar (as Alexa Vega)
Italia Ricci ... Allison
Liz E. Morgan ... Sam
Kimberley Drummond ... Lauren
John Pyper-Ferguson ... Pastor Shay
Kim Pacheco Kim Pacheco ... Nurse Rachel
John Keenan John Keenan ... Skylar's Father
Nina Repeta ... Skylar's Mom
Judd Lormand ... Pastor Robert
Hayley Lovitt ... Southern Belle
Roy Feaster Roy Feaster ... Homeless Man
Erin Murphy Erin Murphy ... Lindsey
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Storyline

A supernatural thriller that addresses questions of life, love and belief against an apocalyptic backdrop. A group of close friends gather for a wedding, but the celebration is shattered by a series of cataclysmic events and enemies foretold by biblical end-times prophecies. The survivors face a horrifying, uncertain future as they scramble for safety, but as their world collapses around them in chaos and terror will they choose real life through faith, or just try to survive? Written by AFFIRM Films

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of terror, violence and destruction throughout, and thematic elements. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In the news broadcast showing surveillance footage from the diner, when many of the patrons collapse simultaneously, you can see the cook on the left side of the screen still standing, shuffling his feet and moving his arms. In the following cell phone footage, the cook is shown dead bent over the cook top. See more »

Goofs

When the nurse is resetting Skylar's dislocated shoulders, she says "Now the left side," and then proceeds to walk round and reset Skylar's right shoulder. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Pastor Shay: [leaving to face The Fallen] It's Okay... They're Here For Me
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Surprisingly good
31 January 2015 | by Psy-KoSee all my reviews

Unlike others I did know this was a Christian film company before I watched it. Saw and joined the FB page awhile back and have been looking forward to seeing it for awhile. Let me state I am not a practicing Christian. I have some background though and know the book of Revelations. In fact I used to say it would make a great horror movie.

I was impressed by the movie as a whole. There was a bit of preachiness to it but I mean it's a movie based on a book of the bible, how could it not be preachy?? I didn't expect to recognize any of the actors, figure they would draw from some secret database of Christian actors so I was surprise to see Alexa Vega (Repo/Devils Carnival) and the kid who played Aaron on Vampire Diaries. They both did well as did the other actors. Much better then I expected. As for the writing there were a few times something felt off but how can I fault the writer, I mean it was god right? I guess they had to condense for the length of a movie because if I remember right all this happens in 7 years of trials & tribulations in the bible. Also thought a nice touch would have been the survivors having to accept a mark in order to get food and supplies. Overall though it held together and kept me entertained. Judging it as a "Christian Horror" I'd give it a 9/10 because it's much better done and less preachy then anything else claiming that title. Judging just as a Horror or Disaster movie I'd give it a 6/10 so I'm going to average it out and say 7.5


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 2014 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

The Remaining See more »

Filming Locations:

Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$159,143, 7 September 2014

Gross USA:

$1,169,603

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,297,261
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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