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Insidious: The Last Key (2018)

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Parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet, as she is drawn back to her ghostly childhood home, where the terror began.

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Adam Robitel

Writers:

Leigh Whannell, Leigh Whannell (based on characters created by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lin Shaye ... Elise Rainier
Leigh Whannell ... Specs
Angus Sampson ... Tucker
Kirk Acevedo ... Ted Garza
Caitlin Gerard ... Imogen Rainier
Spencer Locke ... Melissa Rainier
Josh Stewart ... Gerald Rainier
Tessa Ferrer ... Audrey Rainier
Aleque Reid ... Anna
Ava Kolker ... Young Elise Rainier
Pierce Pope ... Young Christian Rainier
Bruce Davison ... Christian Rainier
Javier Botet ... KeyFace
Marcus Henderson ... Detective Whitfield
Amanda Jaros ... Mara Jennings
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Storyline

The parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier has nightmares with her childhood in New Mexico, where she lived with her brother Christian, her supportive mother Audrey and her father Gerald, who frequently beats her when she claims that she sees ghosts everywhere in the house. When the client Ted Garza calls Elise to ask for help since he is haunted since he moved to a house in New Mexico, Elise refuses the request since the address is the same house where she spent her childhood. However she changes her mind and accepts the job, and travels with her assistants Specs and Tucker to New Mexico where they will discover an evil entity in the house. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Fear comes home.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic content, violence and terror, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Insidious: Chapter 4 See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,581,355, 7 January 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$67,347,895, 1 March 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$144,575,300, 28 January 2018
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The town where the majority of the film takes place is called Five Keys, New Mexico. The demon in this film has five keys for fingers. See more »

Goofs

It's clear from the narrative that Elise and her brother have not seen one another for at least five decades. How or why they would recognize one another despite not having remained in touch over that period of time is never explained.

This is especially true as they have changed radically from the way that they looked in their youth. See more »

Quotes

Elise Rainier: I'm going to get the attention of all the spirits in this house. I need things that were important to Garza. Specs, go upstairs. There is a bible he held very dear to him. It was a red, King James version; I need you to find it. Take Imogen with you.
Specs: Okay.
Elise Rainier: And do not let her out of your sight.
Specs: I won't.
[Specs and Imogen head upstairs]
Elise Rainier: Tucker and I are going down to the fallout shelter.
Tucker: What- I get the death chamber and he gets bible camp with the most beautiful girl on earth? That's not a ...
[...]
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Insidious: The Last Key (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Long Holidays
Written by Christopher Hall
Performed by Oak Street
Courtesy of Spirit Production Music
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As much as I like Elise...I don't like all the Corny Cheese. Ruined by Last 15 Minutes.
12 January 2018 | by MickandRortySee all my reviews

This movie attempts to give a backstory to the face of the Insidious franchise, Elise. It was okay for most of the way through. At times sloppy, but it was decent enough through the first 85% of the movie. Then, it actually took a crazy turn that was brilliant that lasted for about 5 minutes....only to be completely ruined by the last 15 minutes.

A better metaphor for this film would be to say:

They were cramming too much slop into this movie. And, just when you thought they were actually going to pull it off and seal the lid with a satisfactory ending...they slipped and all the sloppy corny cheese spilled everywhere. A vomit-worthy finish to the series!

A shame too, because with another rewrite there was definitely some good elements in here.

When it wraps up, you won't even know how to feel about certain characters in this movie. Villain or victim? Who knows? Who cares.... this franchise has lost me at this point. As much as I like Elise...I don't like all the cheese!

2/10


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