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The Diabolical (2015)

TV-MA | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 13 August 2015 (Kuwait)
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A single mother, and her children, are awoken nightly by an intense presence. She asks her scientist boyfriend to destroy the violent spirit, that paranormal experts are too frightened to take on.

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Alistair Legrand

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ali Larter ... Madison
Arjun Gupta ... Nikolai
Max Rose ... Jacob
Chloe Perrin ... Haley
Merrin Dungey ... Mrs. Wallace
Patrick Fischler ... Austin
Kurt Carley ... The Prisoner
Wilmer Calderon ... Miguel
Laura Margolis ... Marcy
Mark Steger ... Dr. Herbert
Tom Wright ... Curtis (as Thomas Wright)
Trey Holland ... Nestor
Andrew Varenhorst Andrew Varenhorst ... Faceless Figure
Tiffany Nahm Tiffany Nahm ... Bloodied Laundry Man
Ernesto Cornejo Ernesto Cornejo ... Bloodied Kitchen Man
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Madison, a single mother, and her children, are awoken nightly by an increasingly strange and intense presence. She seeks help from her scientist boyfriend Nikolai, who begins a hunt to destroy the violent spirit that paranormal experts are too frightened to take on. Written by Anonymous

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Evil is timeless

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 2015 (Kuwait) See more »

Also Known As:

Diabólico See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$269,458
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Production Co:

Campfire See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Patrick Fischler and Mark Steger both worked together previously on The Pact (2012) & II (2014). Fischler only appearing in The Pact II (2014). See more »

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During the board game, Jake fills up a glass of coke. In the next shot, the glass is almost empty. See more »

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Very bad
3 January 2016 | by fil-nik09See all my reviews

First of all, there is nothing diabolical about this movie, so I am not sure why this title is chosen to be put as a representation of this movie!

It is maybe diabolically empty and meaningless film.

If I am not giving one star rating or two is because I think the boy actor is good. The scientist / lover is cute. The woman is interesting. But all this just if viewed for themselves.

My main problem is ... the movie starts with this creature coming after the woman and she is repeating: It is not real, it is not real ... and the creature disappears. And if I understood correctly that is what happened some time after the movie really begins. Because why she is running away and does what she does if she knows that is not real?!

And plus, if a little girl knows who is the 'diabolic' and later the woman too knows... why she is doing all those meaningless things like fighting the creature, doing tests, calling help and so on ?!

Really don't know what to think about all. I believe the story ( which is kinda explained in the last 5 minutes of the film) is interesting but the film itself is poorly done and does not hold your attention. I would not say it is boring, but completely flat and not interesting.

3 from me. Though 2 may be more correct.


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