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The Veil (2016)

R | | Horror | 19 January 2016 (USA)
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Twenty-five years after members of a religious cult committed mass suicide, the lone survivor returns to the scene of the tragedy with a documentary crew in tow.

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Phil Joanou

Writer:

Robert Ben Garant (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Alba ... Maggie Price
Thomas Jane ... Jim Jacobs
Lily Rabe ... Sarah Hope
Aleksa Palladino ... Karen Sweetzer
Shannon Woodward ... Jill
Reid Scott ... Nick
Lenny Jacobson ... Ed
Meegan Warner ... Ann
Jack De Sena ... Christian
David Sullivan ... Matt
Amber Friendly ... Sam
Christopher Sweeney ... Blonde Man
Ivy George ... Little Sarah
Shane Roney Shane Roney ... Sarah's Brother
Kira McLean ... Sarah's Sister
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Twenty-five years after members of a religious cult committed mass suicide, the lone survivor returns to the scene of the tragedy with a documentary crew in tow.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, disturbing images, and language. | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Blumhouse Productions See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Ivy George's third horror movie, after Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015) and Krampus (2015). See more »

Goofs

The German word for "death" is "Tod". "Heimgehen", the expression used by Jim, might be used as a euphemism, just as "going home" might so be used in English, but it is not "the German word for 'death'". See more »

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A good horror movie.
21 January 2016 | by gothic-fictionSee all my reviews

Finally! I saw something better! It's been a while, well, with the exception of Sweet Home, good productions are rare these days.

Let me start by saying I am a huge Thomas Jane fan, so of course I may get a little subjective here, but beside his great acting skills and the rest of the crew involved, The Veil does deliver. A nice plot, used so many times, way better job this time, some good jump scares, intrigue and a good ending. I would almost grade it a 7, but I'm going to give it 6 stars, cause it got predictable real fast. My only complaint about the movie.

The Veil is a nice surprise, a great start this year for horror fans, so far at least, lets keep our fingers crossed and see what else is out there!

Cheers!


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