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The Ritual (2017)

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A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.

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David Bruckner

Writers:

Joe Barton, Adam Nevill (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rafe Spall ... Luke
Arsher Ali ... Phil
Robert James-Collier ... Hutch
Sam Troughton ... Dom
Paul Reid ... Robert
Matthew Needham Matthew Needham ... Junkie
Jacob James Beswick Jacob James Beswick ... Fiend
Maria Erwolter ... The Host
Hilary Reeves Hilary Reeves ... The Curate
Peter Liddell Peter Liddell ... The Logger
Francesca Mula ... The Witch
Kerri McLean ... Gayle
Gheorghe Mezei Gheorghe Mezei ... Parishioner
Adriana Macsut Adriana Macsut ... Parishioner
Constantin Codrea Constantin Codrea ... Parishioner (as Constantin Liviu Codrea)
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Storyline

A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.

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Country:

UK | Canada

Language:

English | Swedish

Release Date:

9 February 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Ritual See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,569,665
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Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

Rafe Spall (Luke) and Sam Troughton (Dom) are both part of the Alien franchise. Spall in Prometheus (2012) and Troughton in Alien vs. Predator (2004). See more »

Goofs

Dom has hurt his right knee. However, in the aerial shot of the friends going towards the forest, he is limping with his left leg. See more »

Quotes

Dom: My old scoutmaster used to say 'If the shortcut was a shortcut, it wouldn't be called a shortcut, it would be called a route'.
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Awesome horror movie, truly creepy
10 February 2018 | by jhem_mSee all my reviews

I don't understand the 2 star ratings here. This is a solid horror movie. I was truly creeped out the whole time, which is what I look for in a horror.

Yeah it's not perfect, but it is WAY better than the Blair Witch project. As a horror fan I give this a 9/10. Not because it is a perfect movie, but because I found it so unsettling, weird, and well, scary.

Don't look for logic, just surrender yourself and be afraid!


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