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Mom and Dad (2017)

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A teenage girl and her little brother must survive a wild 24 hours during which a mass hysteria of unknown origins causes parents to turn violently on their own kids.

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Brian Taylor

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolas Cage ... Brent
Selma Blair ... Kendall
Anne Winters ... Carly
Zackary Arthur ... Josh
Robert T. Cunningham ... Damon (as Robert Cunningham)
Olivia Crocicchia ... Riley
Lance Henriksen ... Mel
Marilyn Dodds Frank Marilyn Dodds Frank ... Barbara
Samantha Lemole ... Jenna
Joseph D. Reitman ... Homeroom Teacher
Rachel Melvin ... Jeanne
Bobby Richards ... Dan
Sharon Gee Sharon Gee ... Sun-Yi
Edwin Lee Gibson Edwin Lee Gibson ... Mr. Hall
Brionne Davis ... Tanner
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Storyline

Definitely something terrible is happening on in the peaceful suburban community as, one day to another, former loving and caring parents mysteriously turn into ravenous carriers of an unfathomable pandemic that targets their offspring. Suddenly, every son and daughter (not only in the neighborhood but also in the entire nation) must to run for their lives, as the rage-filled murderous intent is simply as unstoppable as it is inexplicable. Of course, Brent and Kendall's teenage children are no exception, and before long, the simmering but usual familial tensions will take a completely different meaning. Kids, stop hiding. Mum and Dad love you so much. Written by Nick Riganas

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Sometimes, they just want to kill you. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing horror violence, language throughout, some sexual content/nudity and teen drug use | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 2018 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Mom and Dad See more »

Filming Locations:

Louisville, Kentucky, USA

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Nicolas Cage said this was his favorite movie in ten years that he had filmed. See more »

Goofs

The missile pop the boy is eating keeps changing size. The red portion, in particular, gets bigger and smaller. It's completely gone at one point and then returns. See more »

Quotes

Damon Hall: I used to think my parents getting divorced was the hugest tragedy of my life, but ironically, that shit doubled my chance of survival.
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Decent Black Comedy Horror
20 January 2018 | by eve_dollukSee all my reviews

To be fair this is the best movie Cage has done in years but that's not really saying much now is it. Its trashy and silly but its very well done for what it is. Cage Hams it up with his wacko faces and obviously makes it easy looking like a crazed lunatic. Selma Blair is even creepier as you never know what she is going to do next.

Lance Henriksen ( Aliens ) makes an amazing cameo and you can't help but laugh out loud. There isn't loads of blood and guts and I was expecting more but a lot of it is left to the imagination which is a good thing.

Watch this film and take it with a pinch of salt, don't go expecting anything deep or meaningful as this is just pure tongue in cheek. Ill give it a 7/10, I was expecting way worse but I was pleasantly surprised at how well done it was.

Just remember this film next time you see Mom and Dad !!


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