Poster

The Taking of Deborah Logan ()

The Taking (original title)
Reference View | Change View


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.

Director:
Awards:
Reviews:

Photos and Videos

Cast

Edit
...
Deborah Logan
...
Sarah Logan
...
Mia Medina
...
Gavin
Jeremy DeCarlos ...
Luis
...
Harris
...
Sheriff Tweed
...
Dr. Nazir
Randell Haynes ...
Dr. Schiffer
...
Father Vitali
...
Cara (as Julianne Elizabeth Taylor)
...
Cara's Father
...
Cara's Mother (as Melissa Ann Lozoff)
...
Officer John Donato
Kevin A. Campbell ...
Henry Desjardins
...
Dr. Kevin Leder
...
Reporter #1
Bruce Florence ...
Reporter #2 (as Bruce Edward Florence)
David Hains ...
Reporter 1976
Joey Popp ...
News Anchor #1
Bryan Hanson ...
News Anchor #2 (as Bryan Eric Hanson)
Nick Madrick ...
Young Cop
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Young Girl (uncredited)
...
Stern Reporter (uncredited)
DeAnna Brandon ...
Family Member (uncredited)
Deaven Brooks ...
Mental Patient (uncredited)
Sage Cline ...
Hospital Security Officer (uncredited)
Bonnie Cole ...
Bartender (uncredited)
Christopher Cozort ...
Hospital Patient (uncredited)
Sophia Allyce Fuller ...
Young Sarah (uncredited)
Jim Gann ...
ER Doctor (uncredited)
Keya Hamilton ...
Hospital Visitor (uncredited)
Amy Hillard ...
Nurse (uncredited)
Tim Holt ...
K.C. Stern (uncredited)
Candice Kimbrough ...
Spinal Tap Nurse / Visitor (uncredited)
Lane Lovegrove ...
Emergency Room Doctor (uncredited)
...
Consulting Doctor (uncredited)
Jessica Mack ...
Hospital Patient (uncredited)
Chris Matheny ...
Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
Ella Grace Misenheimer ...
Young Girl (uncredited)
...
Boy Scout (uncredited)
James Nass ...
Police (uncredited)
...
Town Leader (uncredited)
Matthew Pabo ...
Hospital Visitor (uncredited)
...
Emergency Room Nurse (uncredited)
Jimmy Sieczka ...
Younger Mr. Logan (uncredited)
...
Young Harris (uncredited)
Dan Taylour ...
Security Guard (uncredited)
...
Male Relative (uncredited)
Nathan R. Wheeler ...
Scout Leader (uncredited)
Gregory Whitfield ...
Member of the Protesting Mob (uncredited)

Directed by

Edit
Adam Robitel

Written by

Edit
Adam Robitel ... (written by) &
Gavin Heffernan ... (written by)

Produced by

Edit
Scott Adler ... co-executive producer
René Besson ... executive producer
Christa Campbell ... executive producer
Alex Cutler ... executive producer
Luke Daniels ... executive producer
Kurt Fethke ... co-executive producer
Lati Grobman ... executive producer
Dana Guerin ... executive producer
Gavin Heffernan ... co-executive producer
Jeff Rice ... producer
Adam Robitel ... co-executive producer
Bryan Singer ... producer
Jonathan Stein ... executive producer
Jason Taylor ... executive producer

Music by

Edit
Haim Mazar

Cinematography by

Edit
Andrew Huebscher

Film Editing by

Edit
Gavin Heffernan
Adam Robitel

Editorial Department

Edit
Taylor Mahony ... digital intermediate editor
Tim Mirkovich ... additional editor
J.D. Moore ... digital intermediate editor
Alan Pao ... digital intermediate producer
Sebastian Perez-Burchard ... colorist

Casting By

Edit
Lee Broda
Paige Johnson
Mark Tillman

Production Design by

Edit
Danielle Aziz

Costume Design by

Edit
Jayme Bohn

Makeup Department

Edit
Joshua Ballze ... special makeup effects artist
Dennis DeFrehn ... special makeup effects supervisor
Jeffrey S. Farley ... special makeup effects artist
Renee Goodwin ... key makeup artist (as Renee Goodwin Heroy)
Vincent J. Guastini ... special makeup designer and creator
Gage Munster ... special makeup effects artist (as Gage Hubbard) / special makeup effects coordinator (as Gage Hubbard)
Mike Rotella ... sculptor
Samantha A. Smith ... makeup department head
Josh Wasylink ... makeup effects crew

Production Management

Edit
Alexandra Dimopoulos ... production supervisor
John Schwert ... production manager: prep
Phil Smoot ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Edit
Ethan D. Firestone ... second assistant director
Worth Keeter ... first assistant director
Sarah A. Semenas ... second second assistant director

Art Department

Edit
Marisa A. Avila ... art department coordinator
Rafael Antonio Burgos ... illustrator
Kaylynn Farnan ... scenic artist
Tommy Love ... art department production assistant / lead person
Sarah 'Static Creature' Maclure ... original illustrations
Jessica Tyler Segal ... set dresser
Laney Sifford ... props
James Wigger ... concept photography

Sound Department

Edit
Willy Allen ... editor
Derek Brooks ... additional boom operator
Eric Crepeau ... foley artist
Brad Flick ... additional sound editor
MacAulay Flynt ... sound mixer
Laird Fryer ... adr mixer / sound effects editor
Samantha Iorio ... foley artist / foley editor / foley supervisor
Mark L. Mangino ... sound designer / supervising sound editor
Steve Neal ... technical sound support
Michael Perricone ... re-recording mixer
Jimmy Sieczka ... additional sound mixer (as Jim Sieczka) / boom operator (as Jim Sieczka) / sound mixer (as Jim Sieczka)

Special Effects by

Edit
Jacob Hair ... concept artist

Visual Effects by

Edit
James Albiez ... visual effects artist
Berj Bannayan ... visual effects supervisor
Bryan Howard ... visual effects artist
Rob Hutcheson ... animator
Filip Kicev ... visual effects artist
Allan Magled ... visual effects producer: Soho VFX
Guy A. Mussori ... visual effects artist
Natasha North ... visual effects production manager
Vasisht Ramachandran ... senior lighter: Soho VFX
Guillermo Ramos ... digital compositor
Matthew Riche ... visual effects artist
Jeff Tong ... modeler: Soho VFX
Wanyan Zhu ... visual effects artist

Stunts

Edit
JoAnn Bernat ... stunt double: Michelle Ang
Marijane Cole ... stunt double: Jill Larson
Jeremy Conner ... stunts
C.C. Ice ... stunt double: Anne Ramsay
Dino Muccio ... stunt coordinator
Tina Wanner ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

Edit
Jordan Briggs ... g/e swing
Wade Ferrari ... first assistant camera
Gavin Heffernan ... time-lapse photography
Kimberly Herman ... camera utility
Erik Justen ... still photography
Alan Pickelsimer ... key grip

Animation Department

Edit
Stacy Jannis ... animation director: Alzheimer's Brain Animation

Casting Department

Edit
Mitzi Corrigan ... NC Casting Director
Juli Emmons ... extras casting

Location Management

Edit
Daniel Cutler ... location production assistant
Ellen Pfirrmann ... location manager

Music Department

Edit
Sebastian Örnemark ... music editor

Other crew

Edit
Steve Becker ... supervising animal wrangler
Lisa Berridge ... production assistant
Jennifer Chandler ... set medic (as Jennah Chandler Hardy)
Kimberley Christie ... wardobe assistant
Jeffrey Greenstein ... President of International Sales
Dan A.R. Kelly ... on-set accountant
Candice Kimbrough ... spinal tap consultant
Ian Leisy ... production assistant
Richard Martin ... development executive
Rebecca Orsak ... base camp pa
Jim Paintiff ... asst animal wrangler
Adam W. Rosen ... legal services
Christopher M. Searcey ... script supervisor
Angelo Vacco ... voice actor

Thanks

Edit
Jade Agua ... special thanks
Martin Aguilera ... special thanks
Will Allen ... special thanks
Roger Avary ... special thanks
Abraham Bahamondes ... special thanks
Marc Berliner ... special thanks
Bryan Cranston ... special thanks
Jeanie Cutler ... special thanks
Rita Iris Cutler ... special thanks
Michael Darrow ... special thanks
Guillermo del Toro ... special thanks
Michael Dougherty ... special thanks
Daniel Farrands ... special thanks
David B. Feldman ... special thanks
Alex Garcia ... special thanks
Mark Gill ... special thanks
Jennifer Gray ... special thanks
Michael Guerin ... special thanks
Rachelle Guerin ... special thanks
Christine Holder ... special thanks
Mark Holder ... special thanks
Michael Huffington ... special thanks
Charles Ison ... special thanks
Jan Ison ... special thanks
Craig Kestel ... special thanks
A.J. Kyriakoudis ... special thanks (as AJ Kyriakoudis)
Natalie Kyriakoudis ... special thanks
Ray Lambert ... special thanks
Nicholas Lazo ... special thanks
Avi Lerner ... special thanks
Brandon LoCasto ... special thanks (as Brandon Lo Casto)
Patrick Lussier ... special thanks
Gavin Marshall ... special thanks
Richard Martin ... special thanks
Joe Moe ... special thanks
Jack Morrissey ... special thanks
Don Murphy ... special thanks
Roger Mussenden ... special thanks
Briana Nadeau ... special thanks
Beth Bruckner O'Brien ... special thanks (as Beth Bruckner)
Kerry O'Quinn ... special thanks
Lonnie Ramati ... special thanks
Jeffrey Reddick ... special thanks
Denise Robitel ... in loving memory of
Linda Schnur ... special thanks (as Lynda Schnur)
Greg Scott ... special thanks
Warren P. Sonoda ... special thanks
James Wan ... special thanks
Edson Williams ... special thanks
Andrew J. Wilson ... special thanks (as Andrew Wilson)
David Wirtschafter ... special thanks (as Dave Wirtschafter)

Production Companies

Edit

Distributors

Edit

Special Effects

Edit

Other Companies

Edit

Storyline

Edit
Plot Summary

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

Plot Keywords
Taglines Evil lives within you. See more »
Genres
Parents Guide View content advisory »
Certification

Additional Details

Edit
Also Known As
  • The Taking of Deborah Logan (United States)
  • L'étrange cas Deborah Logan (France)
  • L'Etrange cas Deborah Logan (France)
  • The Taking of Deborah Logan (Norway)
  • Демоны Деборы Логан (Russia)
  • See more »
Runtime
  • 90 min
Official Sites
Country
Language
Color
Aspect Ratio
Sound Mix
Filming Locations

Box Office

Budget $1,500,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

Edit
Trivia 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 »
Movie Connections References Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969). See more »
Quotes Mia Medina: The story of Alzheimers is never about one person. My PhD thesis film posits that this insidious disease not only destroys the patient but has a physiological on the primary caregiver.
See more »

Contribute to This Page


Recently Viewed