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Polaroid (2019)

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High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the Polaroid camera she finds. It doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken with it, soon die.

Director:

Lars Klevberg

Writer:

Blair Butler (screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathryn Prescott ... Bird Fitcher
Tyler Young ... Connor Bell
Samantha Logan ... Kasey
Keenan Tracey ... Devin
Priscilla Quintana ... Mina
Javier Botet ... The Entity
Mitch Pileggi ... Sheriff Pembroke
Davi Santos ... Tyler
Katie Stevens ... Avery
Grace Zabriskie ... Lena Sable
Madelaine Petsch ... Sarah
Erika Prevost ... Linda
Shauna MacDonald ... Bird's Mother
Rhys Bevan-John Rhys Bevan-John ... Roland Joseph Sable (as Rhys Bevan John)
Emily Power Emily Power ... Rebecca Sable
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Storyline

Polaroid is styled in the vein of The Ring and Final Destination and centers on a high school loner, Bird Fitcher, who stumbles upon a vintage Polaroid camera. Bird soon learns that the camera houses a terrible secret: whoever has their picture taken by it meets a tragic and violent end. The girl and her friends must survive one more night as they race to solve the mystery of the haunted Polaroid before it kills them all. Written by jandryto18

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Beware This Camera...Once You Take It, It Takes You.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence/terror, thematic elements, brief strong language, some teen drinking and drug material | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site [Japan]

Country:

USA | Norway

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Polaroid See more »

Filming Locations:

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,489,778
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was initially going to be released during the summertime on August 25, 2017, but it was pushed to December 1, 2017. Dimension Films then opted for a release date in time for Thanksgiving, debuting on November 22, 2017. Finally, three weeks before the release, Lantern Entertainment (previously known as The Weinstein Company)/Dimension Films put the movie on hold indefinitely due to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. See more »

Goofs

The Polaroid camera being used is an SX-70, which does not have a flash built in, nor makes the sound of a flash charging. The location of the flash from the camera on screen is actually a built in light meter on the camera. See more »

Connections

References The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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Worth a watch.
11 June 2019 | by neonsoldierSee all my reviews

Very average. Has the generic majority of horror movie tropes, it's like the director was playing whack-a-mole trying to hit every last one of them. But, it's still somewhat entertaining. It's not overtly bad, it's not anything special or good either, the idea was something that could have been done quite nicely, but it's very clearly Hollywoodian in its design and choices. A fun watch with friends and family or in general to waste time, but definitely not worth the "I'm in the mood for a really good (or scary in this case) movie".


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