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Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)

PG-13 | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 5 June 2015 (USA)
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A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity.

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Leigh Whannell

Writers:

Leigh Whannell, Leigh Whannell (characters)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dermot Mulroney ... Sean Brenner
Stefanie Scott ... Quinn Brenner
Angus Sampson ... Tucker
Leigh Whannell ... Specs
Lin Shaye ... Elise Rainier
Tate Berney ... Alex Brenner
Michael Reid MacKay ... The Man Who Can't Breathe
Steve Coulter ... Carl
Hayley Kiyoko ... Maggie
Corbett Tuck ... Danielle
Tom Fitzpatrick ... Bride in Black
Tom Gallop ... Dr. Henderson
Jeris Poindexter ... Harry (as Jeris Lee Poindexter)
Ele Keats ... Lilith Brenner
Phyllis Applegate ... Grace
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Storyline

After trying to connect with her dead mother, teenager Quinn Brenner, asks psychic Elise Rainier to help her, she refuses due to negotiate events in her childhood. Quinn starts noticing paranormal events happen in her house. After a vicious attack from a demon her father goes back and begs Elise Rainier to use her abilities to contact the other side in hope to stop these attacks by this furious demon content for a body. Written by ahmetkozan

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Rated PG-13 for violence, frightening images, some language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Insidious 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,692,741, 7 June 2015

Gross USA:

$52,218,558

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$120,678,444
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Elise refers to him as a "demon." However, his appearance is somewhat more human compared to the Lipstick-Face Demon, whose appearance is more monstrous. This suggests that he is in fact a ghost and not a true demon. This could simply be a form of expression on Elise's part. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 1 min) When he's first introduced, the amount of icing on Tucker's cupcake changes between shots. Additionally, he finishes eating it before it briefly re-appears in another shot, and he eats it again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Elise Rainier: Who is it?
Quinn Brenner: Hi. My name is Quinn. I was looking for Elise.
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References The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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Tossed salad cream
21 June 2015 | by begobSee all my reviews

Obscure story - girl gets haunted because ... her ghosts need to be dispelled?

The first hour is impressive. As always with this series, the sound is excellent (although the shrieking-witch violins are held back to the end credits), and there's an effective jump scare at 30 mins + at 50 mins a really well lamp-lit journey in the after-world. And it's good to see Lyn Shane carrying a film.

So the whole thing is nicely set up - maybe an allegory for a father's grief over his daughter's suicidal tendency - and then ... they introduce the ghost busters team and ruin the whole effect. Also the rest of the jump scares are lame. Pfff. And the father has no real character. And James Wan is part of the cast - the director in the theatre.

The tone changes so radically in the final act that you have to think the producers reduced the plot to a marketing vehicle so they could plan for the next sequel.


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