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Mom and Dad (2017)

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

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Brian Taylor

Writer:

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 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 ... Mr. Hall
Brionne Davis Brionne Davis ... Tanner
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Storyline

Something terrible is definitely happening in the a peaceful suburban community as, day by day, former caring parents mysteriously turn into ravenous carriers of an unfathomable pandemic that targets their offspring. Suddenly, like every son and daughter in the entire nation, teenage Carly and Josh Ryan must run for their lives, as the rage-filled murderous intent is as unstoppable as it is inexplicable. Before long, the Ryans' usual simmering familial tensions take on a completely different meaning. Kids, stop hiding. Mom and Dad love you so much. Written by Nick Riganas

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They brought you into this world. They can take you out. 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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Trivia

The film's first premiere was at the Toronto Film Festival at 11:59 PM on September 9, 2017. See more »

Goofs

When Kendall is crying in her car she wears a seatbelt; cut to a different angle and she's not wearing it; when the film cuts to the front angle for the phone call she's still not wearing it. See more »

Quotes

Carly: I know you're scared. We HAVE to get out of the house before Mom and Dad get home.
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Connections

References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Pink Promenade
Written by Gert Wilden
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Soooo good!
24 January 2018 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

This movie was strangely therapeutic for someone. If you hate your kids or don't understand your parents this movie is for you.

Nicolas Cage is at his best here as a dad going through a mid-life crisis just when some strange outbreak of savagery has every parent trying to kill there offspring like hamsters eating their young.

Selma Blair gives an equally excellent performance as a Mom trying to bond with a daughter she use to be close to before she became a teenager.

And Last but not least is Lance Henriksen as grandpa Vietnam vet, the cherry on top of this crazy sundae.

It's a bizarre horror-styled film that just keeps getting more berserk as the film goes on. The filmmakers must all have children, as it captures perfectly the frustration that comes with giving up your life for someone else and not fully realizing it until there is nothing to do to change it.

Love the style of the movie too. The music composed for the film is really excellent. Not to mention I love the way the camera moves around the actors.

Also loved how natural Mom and Dad made the killing of your spawns. Overall, this movie does it for me and I highly recommend.


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Official Sites:

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USA | UK

Language:

English | Chinese

Release Date:

9 March 2018 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Louisville, Kentucky, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$165,962
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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