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The Forest (2016)

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A woman goes into Japan's Suicide Forest to find her twin sister, and confronts supernatural terror.

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Jason Zada
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Natalie Dormer ... Sara / Jess Price
Eoin Macken ... Rob
Stephanie Vogt ... Valerie
Osamu Tanpopo Osamu Tanpopo ... Homeless Man (as Tanpopo Osamu)
Yasuo Tobishima Yasuo Tobishima ... Sushi Chef
Ibuki Kaneda Ibuki Kaneda ... Mei (Schoolgirl)
Akiko Iwase Akiko Iwase ... Head Teacher
Kikuo Ichikawa Kikuo Ichikawa ... Businessman
Noriko Sakura ... Mayumi
Jozef Aoki Jozef Aoki ... Visitor Center Morgue Man
Yûho Yamashita ... Sakura (as Yuho Yamashita)
Taylor Kinney ... Aiden
Gen Seto ... Narusawa Bartender
Terry Diab Terry Diab ... Grandma
Nadja Mazalica Nadja Mazalica ... Sara / Jess (Age 6)
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Storyline

A woman goes into Japan's Suicide Forest to find her twin sister, and confronts supernatural terror.

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Where fear grows. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic content and images | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

8 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El bosque siniestro See more »

Filming Locations:

Tara National Forest, Serbia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,741,176, 10 January 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$26,583,369, 13 March 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,687,600, 22 February 2016
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In Spain, the movie was released in 257 theaters. The film was only projected in dubbed version. See more »

Goofs

In the first scenes, when Sara is talking with Rob in their bedroom, one shot was reversed. This is apparent by Natalie Dormer's moles here on the left side of her face. See more »

Quotes

Sara: [from trailer]
Sara: You're not real! You're not real! You're not real!
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Soundtracks

Pappayapa
Written by Andrea Monorchio and Gun Kawamura
Courtesy of Primrose Music
Under license from 5 Alarm Music
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Boring n not at all scary.
5 November 2017 | by Fella_shibbySee all my reviews

Saw this recently on a DVD. Found the trailer exciting. This is the second film i saw which is based on Aokigahara, the suicide forest in Japan. Honestly, i found both of em boring. The Sea of trees starring Matthew McConaughey was dull n lame. This film was predictable, boring n clichéd. The story is about a girl who goes to the suicide forest in search of her missing twin sister. This is a shoddy piece of tripe, boring n not at all scary. A proper pg13 with predictable jump scares accompanied by loud music n non scary Asian ghost figures. The majority of film stretches its thin story out with unneeded non scary jump scares n i wont stretch my review with more lines for this bland n lame film.


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