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In the Tall Grass (2019)

TV-MA | | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 4 October 2019 (USA)
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After hearing a young boy's cry for help, a sister and brother venture into a vast field of tall grass in Kansas but soon discover there may be no way out...and that something evil lurks within.

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Vincenzo Natali

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Vincenzo Natali, Stephen King (based on the novella by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Laysla De Oliveira ... Becky DeMuth
Avery Whitted ... Cal DeMuth
Patrick Wilson ... Ross Humboldt
Will Buie Jr. ... Tobin Humboldt
Harrison Gilbertson ... Travis McKean
Tiffany Helm ... Gas Attendant
Rachel Wilson ... Natalie Humboldt
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When siblings Becky and Cal hear the cries of a young boy lost within a field of tall grass, they venture in to rescue him, only to become ensnared themselves by a sinister force that quickly disorients and separates them. Cut off from the world and unable to escape the field's tightening grip, they soon discover that the only thing worse than getting lost is being found. Written by Netflix

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Official Sites:

Copperheart Entertainment

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

In the Tall Grass See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This film displays a continuous theme in the Stephen King films/books of tall grass fields a la "Children of the Corn (1984)" and mazes like in "The Shining (1980)". See more »

Quotes

Tobin Humbolt: My Daddy's right. We are grass. We keep dying and coming back.
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Soundtracks

It's All Right
Written and Performed by Sam Cooke
Published by ABKCO Music Inc.
Courtesy of ABKCO Music & Records, Inc. obo itself and Sony Music Entertainment
www.abkco.com
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Not as bad as people are making it out to be
5 October 2019 | by apommermstoreSee all my reviews

So, this is not by any means a ground breaking piece of cinema. That being said I found it to be rather enjoyable. I put it on at 11:30 at night thinking it would be something to fall asleep to. Let's face it, most unknown films you find randomly scrolling through netflix usually are good for a snooze and that's about it. I ended up engrossed in the film and watched it all the way to the end feeling rather involved in the story. I see a lot of people complaining about how the characters made bad decisions. This is a horror film people, horror wouldn't exist if it weren't for people making bad decisions. If characters did the smart thing in any horror film it would be about 5 minutes long. Secondly the film's ending is quite easily understood ad long as you dont need your plots soon fed to you. Solid acting, good atmosphere and an amusing if not horribly original plot. You could definitely find worse things to watch.


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