Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her own small kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm.

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Michael Chaves
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Cardellini ... Anna
Roman Christou ... Chris
Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen ... Samantha
Raymond Cruz ... Rafael
Marisol Ramirez ... La Llorona
Patricia Velasquez ... Patricia Alvarez
Sean Patrick Thomas ... Detective Cooper
Tony Amendola ... Father Perez
Irene Keng ... Donna
Oliver Alexander ... Carlos
Aiden Lewandowski ... Tomas
Paul Rodriguez ... Officer Claro
John Marshall Jones ... Mr. Hankins
Ricardo Mamood-Vega ... Perez
Jaydan Valdivia ... Diego
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Storyline

Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her own small kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm. Their only hope to survive La Llorona's deadly wrath may be a disillusioned priest and the mysticism he practices to keep evil at bay, on the fringes where fear and faith collide. Written by Warner Bros.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and terror | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The title of the film roughly translates to "The Curse of the Weeping Woman". See more »

Goofs

When La Llorona grabs people's arms, their arms develop burn marks. But when she grabs Chris' face, nothing happens. See more »

Quotes

Anna Tate-Garcia: You used him as bait?
Rafael Olvera: No. I used you all as bait.
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Crazy Credits

La Llorona is heard crying at the end of the closing credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Espejismo
Written by Salvador Velásquez Zamora
Performed by Juanello
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Worth a watch, but nothing groundbreaking.
20 April 2019 | by jasongkgreenSee all my reviews

Nothing new here, formulaic, but some good performances, tension, and jump scares. Some nice camera shots. Worthy of a watch, especially as a horror film fan. I enjoyed it. 7/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

19 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Children See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,347,631, 21 April 2019

Gross USA:

$54,733,739

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$123,133,739
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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