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The Endless (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 6 April 2018 (USA)
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As kids, they escaped an UFO death cult. Now, two adult brothers seek answers after an old videotape surfaces and brings them back to where they began.

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Justin Benson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Moorhead ... Aaron
Justin Benson ... Justin
Callie Hernandez ... Anna
Tate Ellington ... Hal
Shane Brady ... Shane
Lew Temple ... Tim
Kira Powell ... Lizzy
David Lawson Jr. ... Dave (as David Lawson)
James Jordan ... 'Shitty' Carl
Emily Montague ... Jennifer Danube
Peter Cilella ... Mike Danube
Vinny Curran ... Chris Daniels
Ric Sarabia ... Early 1900's Man
Catherine Lawson Catherine Lawson ... Exit Counselor
Josh Higgins Josh Higgins ... Beer Distro Ted
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This mind-bending thriller follows two brothers who receive a cryptic video message inspiring them to revisit the UFO death cult they escaped a decade earlier. Hoping to find the closure that they couldn't as young men, they're forced to reconsider the cult's beliefs when confronted with unexplainable phenomena surrounding the camp. As the members prepare for the coming of a mysterious event, the brothers race to unravel the seemingly impossible truth before their lives become permanently entangled with the cult. Written by texasboyy

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Time is a prison.


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The filmmakers use the song "House of the Rising Sun" throughout because the lyrics are in public domain, which helped them stay within their limited budget. See more »

Goofs

As the Ascension approaches, the phases of the third moon go from waning crescent to waning gibbous to full, which is the opposite of the actual order of the moon's phases. (Although this could be an error, it could also be a deliberate reflection of the supernatural or otherworldly nature of the rest of the film.) See more »

Quotes

Chris Daniels: You come to the woods with your hair combed forward gelled. You're all hunched over like some kind of James Bond with scoliosis trying to hide a boner.
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Rather good to be honest.
28 March 2019 | by Sleepin_DragonSee all my reviews

I'm almost pained to watch ant film that has the tag of horror on it, as the results are so often a disappointment. The Endless however, had something I've longed for, and a level of originality that seems so rare these days

You can see it isn't exactly huge budget, but that arguably helped, a reliance more so on acring and story, rather then on mind blowing special effects. Admittedly a few scenes looked a but poor, notably the appearance of the Mountain Lion, but others such as the rope, looked great.

I loved the concept of the film, and that it left us wondering so many points. Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson did a great job.

I really enjoyed it. 7/10


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Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 2018 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$9,083, 8 April 2018

Gross USA:

$272,020

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$956,425
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