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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 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:

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Language:

Swedish | English

Release Date:

9 February 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Romania

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$1,056,376
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2.00 : 1
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Trivia

The sign the hikers see on the trees near the cabin is the last rune of the futhark (ancient Germanic alphabet) called Odal or Othala. It is pronounced 'o' and means 'property'. See more »

Goofs

When the group enters the cabin, the door opens inward. A moment later when Luke opens the door to peer into the woods, the door opens outward. 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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A fun Netflix horror flick
10 February 2018 | by germericSee all my reviews

Netflix has been pumping out movies left and right and this movie hit the mark.

Honestly did not expect a horror movie from Netflix to be this entertaining and scary psychologically. Starts out alright, but as soon as we dig deeper in the woods, things start to get out of hand. Throughout the movie you only get a few glimpses of the "monster", but the last 25 minutes is everything I've wanted from a movie like this in over 10 years. No dull ending of everybody dying. We actually get a showdown! Entertaining flick!


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