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Incarnate (2016)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller | 2 December 2016 (USA)
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A scientist with the ability to enter the subconscious minds of the possessed must save a young boy from the grips of a demon with powers never seen before, while facing the horrors of his past.

Director:

Brad Peyton
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Eckhart ... Dr. Ember
Carice van Houten ... Lindsey
Catalina Sandino Moreno ... Camilla
David Mazouz ... Cameron
Keir O'Donnell ... Oliver
Matt Nable ... Dan
Emily Jackson Emily Jackson ... Riley
Paul Vincent O'Connor ... Priest
Natalija Nogulich ... Maggie (in the Car)
John Pirruccello ... Henry
Petra Sprecher ... Homeless Woman
Breanne Parhiala ... Ilsa (as Breanne Hill)
Emjay Anthony ... Jake
Vanya Asher ... Jogger
Karolina Wydra ... Anna
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In New York, the boy Cameron lives with his Dutch mother Lindsey that is divorced from his alcoholic father Dan. One night, Cameron overhears a noise in the kitchen and is attacked by a homeless woman: however he kills the woman, breaking her neck. The Vatican representative Camilla summons the scientist Dr. Ember to help the boy that is possessed and the exorcism is not effective. Dr. Ember has the ability to enter in the mind of people possessed by demons and bring them back to reality in a dangerous procedure with the support of his team composed by Oliver and Riley. When Dr. Ember visits Cameron, he realizes that the boy is possessed by the insidious demon Maggie, who killed his wife and son in a car accident. Will Dr. Ember succeed in destroying Maggie and saving Cameron? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Faith has failed us.

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of horror violence, terror, disturbing images, brief strong language, sensuality and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Aaron Eckhart and David Mazouz and Matt Nable all have been involved with Batman/ DC . Eckhart playing Harvey Dent/Two-Face in The Dark Knight and Mazouz portraying young Bruce Wayne in Gotham. Nable playing Ra's al Ghul in Arrow. See more »

Goofs

After Eckhart's character falls onto the street, only one ambulance arrives to the scene. The people trying to revive him on the street are wearing white uniforms. But when it cuts to the scene inside the ambulance vehicle, the workers are wearing blue uniforms. See more »

Alternate Versions

Unrated DVD version contains much extra blood and some swearing that was edited out to earn a "PG-13" rating for theatrical release. See more »


Soundtracks

Sail
Written by Aaron Bruno (as Aaron R. Bruno)
Performed by AWOLNATION
Courtesy of Red Bull Records
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Creepy and eerie exorcism movie about an unbalanced scientific who has to save a kid from the claws a heinous demon
12 August 2019 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

An acceptable watchable exorcism thriller but with some failures , gaps and flaws . This ¨Incarnate¨ is a creepy and horror film about exorcism, professionally , though flawed , directed by Brad Peyton . For two thousand years the Vatican has recorded evidence of evil . May God have mercy on their souls . Truly terrifiyng story following the ultimate battle between good and evil - God versus demon . An 11-year-old boy named Cameron Sparrow (David Mamouz) is attacked by a hooded stranger who attempts to murder him. However, Cameron kills him instead and looks at the camera with red eyes, revealing that he is actually possessed by a demon named "Maggie¨ (Natalija Nogulich) . A wheelchair-bound scientist named Ember (Aaron Eckhart) , mentally ill for a car crash , must save the young boy from the grips of a demon with powers never seen before, while facing off the horrors of his past . In the waking world , Ember actually is limited and uses a wheelchair . Meanwhile, Dr. Seth Ember with the ability to enter the subconscious minds of the possessed approaches a man at a club and makes him realize he is dreaming . Later on , Ember deals with a Dutch mother Lindsey (Carice Van Houten) that is divorced from her drunk father Dan (Matt Nable) about the possessed son Cameron . The unhinged little boy is subsequently examined and possession is suspected , and the possession proves to be an ancient satanic force more powerful than ever imagined .There is something dark and sinister inside Cameron , a nasty demon that goes bersek and he wants to eject it . Ember's helper Oliver (Keir O'Donnell ) and Riley (Emily Jackson) warn him that the demon have begun to adapt to Doctor's efforts and that soon he may not be able to geta away back to reality . Seth reveals to the overprotective mummy his child has been with a demon who has possessed his body . It's all up to Doctor Ember to wage war for more than just boy's soul , but for the world as we know it . He boy getting sicker by the time , being really possessed , as a demon into his body and gone amok . There are some things best kept in secret. Faith has failed us.

Horror picture shot in fits and starts with incoherent plot , regarding a ghastly possession , as a boy suffering from the effects of being possessed by the devil . Horrifying and terrifying images about a possessed kid by a malevolent and heinous spirit causing creepy , scary and terrible moments ; then , a doctor must do battle with an ancient satanic force to save the soul of the strange boy . A rare film about exorcism in similar style to the recent ¨The Vatican tapes¨ and the classic ¨The Exorcist¨ 1973 by William Friedkin . This latter movie remains still startling and engrossing with every viewing , it expanded countless sequels and imitations , one of them is this one , though , of course, it is far cry from the original Exorcist . Genuinely scary moments overcome some obvious plot devices . This is a juicy terrifying material fashioning an iconic diabolic possession, providing screams , thrills , shocks and chilling scenes . It has an extremely known premise that spawns the film in ups and downs . All semblance of plausibility is extracted , leaving a main cast of fine actors : Aaron Eckhart , David Mazouz , Carice van Houten , Catalina Sandino Moreno who replaced Rosario Dawson , to show their wide skills . The support cast is pretty good , such as : Keir O'Donnell ,Matt Nable, Emily Jackson, Tomas Arana , Paul Vincent O'Connor and Natalija Nogulich as the astonishing devil .

It delivers a scary and eerie ambient thanks to an expert photographer , Dana Gonzales . As well as a frightening , suspenseful and chilling musical score by Andrew Lockington . Being efficiently produced by Jason Blum , Kaylene Carlson , Phillip Dawe and Brad Peyton himself . This non-sense , late night horror picture was decently directed by Brad Peyton , though with no originality and it has some flaws and gaps . Brad Peyton is a good writer , producer and filmmaker who has directed a few acceptable films , such as : ¨San Andres¨ , ¨Journey 2: The Mysterious Island¨, ¨Project Rampage¨ . Rating : 6/10 . Passable and decent exorcism/horror movie . No for squamish .


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Incarnate See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,534,884, 4 December 2016

Gross USA:

$4,799,774

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,037,058
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