A squad of unsuspecting cops go through a trapdoor to Hell when they stumble upon a Black Mass in an abandoned building.

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Can Evrenol
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Credited cast:
Mehmet Cerrahoglu Mehmet Cerrahoglu ... Baba / The Father
Görkem Kasal Görkem Kasal ... Arda (as Gorkem Kasal)
Ergun Kuyucu Ergun Kuyucu ... Remzi
Muharrem Bayrak Muharrem Bayrak ... Yavuz
Fatih Dokgöz Fatih Dokgöz ... Apo (as Mehmet Fatih Dokgoz)
Sabahattin Yakut Sabahattin Yakut ... Sabo
Berat Efe Parlar Berat Efe Parlar ... Young Arda
Sevket Süha Tezel Sevket Süha Tezel ... Father's Servant / Master Creep (as Sevket Suha Tezel)
Seyithan Özdemir Seyithan Özdemir ... Giant Man / Frog Hunter
Sevinc Kaya Sevinc Kaya ... Woman / Frog Hunter
Mümin Kaar Mümin Kaar ... Guide / Frog Hunter
Fulya Peker Fulya Peker ... Mother Butcher
Fadik Bülbül Fadik Bülbül ... Sister Butcher
Elif Dag Elif Dag ... Girl in the Cage
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mehmet Akif Budak Mehmet Akif Budak ... Diner Footboy
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A squad of unsuspecting cops go through a trapdoor to Hell when they stumble upon a Black Mass in an abandoned building.

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Cehennemin Dibine Kadar See more »


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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The character of Father is modeled after the character Colonel Kurtz from Apocalypse Now (1979). See more »

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Baba: The human soul is corrupt, it only worships power. It keeps looking for new things to worship, because it has boundaries, drawn by its masters.
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References Event Horizon (1997) See more »

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Dere Boyu Kavaklar
Written by Anonymous
Arranged by Ulas Pakkan
Performed by Mert Canka
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Welcome to the devil's playground, you can tread where demons play
13 February 2017 | by SilentEyes_See all my reviews

If you are tired of modern horror films filled with cheap and forced jump scares constructed in a way of muting down the sounds and then throwing an explosion of loud noises in your face to try to scare you, and are rather interested in watching a film filled with tension, dreadful atmosphere, interesting characters, symbolism and pure nightmare images look no further. Baskin (aka Police Raid) is a Turkish horror film directed by Can Evrol (in his directorial debut) and is based on short horror film of the same name. Story follows a group of police officers who stumble upon a Black Mass in an abandoned building. Sure, probably not an original scenario. You might feel like you probably seen this before, but it is the approach and execution that allows this film to rise above most of today's horror films. Tension is always present in Baskin, and it's dark and dreadful atmosphere builds all around you and won't let go so closing your eyes will mean nothing but surrender. Also, instead of a group of stupid, drunk and naked teens, this time we have a group of mature, experienced police officers and seeing them being overwhelmed with terror is even more frightening. There is a scene in which one of those police officers enters a room only to behold scenery so terrifying he loses his mind and starts screaming. There were no jump scares, just genuine terror. Maybe the last 20 minutes were kinda disappointing compared to the first half of the film, but Baskin is still overall a strong horror ride. If you are not a fan of violent and gory films, better skip this one. But if you're open minded and enjoy all types of horror movies you should definitely pay a visit to this hellish nightmare.


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Turkish

Release Date:

1 January 2016 (Turkey) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey

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