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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 overview, first billed only:
Rafe Spall ... Luke
Arsher Ali ... Phil
Robert James-Collier ... Hutch
Sam Troughton ... Dom
Paul Reid ... Robert
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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A group of friends reunite after a long time to plan a vacation. They finally decide to go on a hiking trip in Sweden. When one of them is injured, they have no choice but to cut through the forest in order to arrive at the lodge a couple of hours sooner. During a raging rainstorm, they spent the night in a spooky, abandoned house. What awaits them are things they never expect out of this supposedly bonding trip. Written by heyitsnuel

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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

When Hutch suggests a path to Luke he draws a line on a map through a glacier-heavy landscape which is clearly inconsistent with the landscape shown in the film. See more »

Quotes

Luke: Why don't we go to... boom! Amsterdam?
Hutch: No, it's too touristy now, isn't it?
Phil: All right, TripAdvisor.
Robert: I'm not getting off my head again.
Dom: Tuscany?
Phil: Yeah, good wines.
Luke: No.
Phil: Germany, then?
Luke: Nein.
Dom: Belgium?
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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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Release Date:

9 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Romania

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