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The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)

The Taking (original title)
An elderly woman battling Alzheimer's disease agrees to let a film crew document her condition, but what they discover is something far more sinister going on.

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Adam Robitel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jill Larson ... Deborah Logan
Anne Ramsay ... Sarah Logan
Michelle Ang ... Mia Medina
Brett Gentile ... Gavin
Jeremy DeCarlos Jeremy DeCarlos ... Luis
Ryan Cutrona ... Harris
Tonya Bludsworth ... Sheriff Tweed
Anne Bedian ... Dr. Nazir
Randell Haynes Randell Haynes ... Dr. Schiffer
Jeffrey Woodard ... Father Vitali
Julianne Taylor ... Cara (as Julianne Elizabeth Taylor)
Dave Blamy ... Cara's Father
Melissa Lozoff ... Cara's Mother (as Melissa Ann Lozoff)
Bo Keister ... Officer John Donato
Kevin A. Campbell Kevin A. Campbell ... Henry Desjardins
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Storyline

What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising events begin to plague the family and crew and an unspeakable malevolence threatens to tear the very fabric of sanity from them all. Written by Anonymous

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Evil lives within you.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violent content, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Taking of Deborah Logan See more »

Filming Locations:

North Carolina, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Not screened for critics. See more »

Goofs

The film states that Alzheimer's Disease can be diagnosed almost surely by brain scan, and also the progression of the disease by brain scans. Alzheimer's Disease can only be diagnosed for sure by autopsy after death. See more »

Quotes

Deborah Logan: I do all my little puzzles. I do crosswords. I'm lifting weights. I am doing everything that I have read will help to stave off the progression of this disease. Stave it off! There's no cure. And so when I am in the middle of something and suddenly my mind just leaves the premises, there are no words to describe how distressing it is.
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References Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) See more »

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This is disrespect to the viewers intelligence
19 March 2015 | by quedroSee all my reviews

First of all I have been waiting for that movie for months now, I had a feeling it'd be different and it'd surprise me, specially that I hardly find a good horror movie, except for movies like Conjuring or The exorcism of Emily Rose. But this one was a disaster, absolutely nothing like I imagined, it was terrible by all means.

I am not gonna talk about the bad acting or the lame story or even the horrible amateur directing, but two things... 1- A "medical student" screams and panics when they see a corpse? really?! I guess they don't take Anatomy in USA then. 2- Every single place they enter ALWAYS has no power and no lights, either if it was an attic, a basement or even the whole house, NOT EVEN the hospital. I have been waiting for them to go into some supermarket because I was pretty sure it'd have no power too. I want my wasted hour and half back please.


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