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The Visit (2015)

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Two siblings become increasingly frightened by their grandparents' disturbing behavior while visiting them on vacation.

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M. Night Shyamalan
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Olivia DeJonge ... Becca
Ed Oxenbould ... Tyler
Deanna Dunagan ... Nana
Peter McRobbie ... Pop Pop
Kathryn Hahn ... Mom
Celia Keenan-Bolger ... Stacey
Samuel Stricklen ... Conductor
Patch Darragh ... Dr. Sam
Jorge Cordova ... Miguel
Steve Annan ... Man on the Street
Benjamin Kanes ... Dad
Ocean James ... Young Becca
Seamus Moroney Seamus Moroney ... Young Tyler
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Storyline

Two children spend a week at their grandparents' house while their single mom goes on a relaxing vacation with her boyfriend. Becca decides to film a documentary about her grandparents to help her mom reconnect with her parents, and to find out some things about her parents as well. While filming, Becca and her little brother Tyler discover a dark secret about their grandparents.

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No one loves you like your grandparents See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic material including terror, violence and some nudity, and for brief language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sundowning See more »

Filming Locations:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,427,560, 13 September 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$65,206,105

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$98,450,062
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Loretta (the mom) films her interview segments with Becca, she sits beside a table lamp with a butterfly pattern on it. This closely resembles the framed pictures of butterflies in her parents' house seen in the room in which the kids are staying. See more »

Goofs

When the children depart from Philadelphia's 30th Street Station the mother runs along the train as the train leaves the station. For many years, non-passengers have not been allowed into the train departure area. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mom: At the end of high school, I fell in love with a substitute English teacher. It was quite a scandal. Corin didn't start out a bad guy, though. We were together about 10 years and we had two kids. And then he fell in love with someone in a Starbucks, and moved to Palo Alto, California. Kind of severed relations with the three of us. My parents, if I were defending them, which I'm not, had said, back in the day, that he had an "impatient eye."They didn't like him. Week I left, things...
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Alternate Versions

In the FX broadcast, to keep the TV-14 rating, the defecation featured in the movie are censored. In addition, two scenes involving nudity is blurred out. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: 90 Minutes in Heaven/The Visit (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Possession
Written by Harry Revel
Performed by Les Baxter and His Orchestra and Chorus
[Theremin - Dr. Samuel Hoffman]
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Not sure if M. Night is waving at us or giving us the finger ...
18 September 2015 | by yourwarmembraceSee all my reviews

As I write this, per IMDb, this movie has made its financial return five times over. I'm hoping it's just M. Night's way of saying that he can still pull because for the guy that gave us The Sixth Sense, The Visit is nothing spectacular. I admit that I didn't get the twist until its reveal -and- he got me good as I was looking for something much deeper. Still, it was underwhelming... in a 'The Village' sort of way. The best (okay, second best) is yet to come and I believe it will come within these indie excursions. This review comes from someone who gives Lady In The Water a thumbs-up so I am on the generous side. As long as I don't get another 'Devil' with its totally misleading adverts or 'The Happening' which has me still wondering what happened, M. Night is cool with me. I may be missing one or two stinkers here but he's entitled to a few.


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