7.2/10
40
1 user 10 critic

Dark Ditties Presents 'The Offer' (2017)

Seven strangers are invited to a house to be offered a large inheritance, instead they find themselves trapped in a deadly game to the death.

Directors:

Chris Griffiths (co-director), Gary Smart (co-director)

Writers:

Adam Evans (original story), Neil Morris (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II is a feature length documentary uncovering the history and the making of Clive Barker's Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II films.

Director: Kevin McDonagh
Stars: Peter Atkins, Simon Bamford, Imogen Boorman
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

An elderly lady Mrs. Wiltshire is trapped in her house by the evil spirit of her deceased abusive husband. Despite her son Tony's pleads to leave with him, Mrs. Wiltshire is torn between ... See full summary »

Directors: Neil Morris, Gary Smart
Stars: Simon Bamford, Bruce Jones, Gemma Gordon
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Two inept poacher brothers stumble upon a barely breathing man with a locked briefcase in the woods.

Director: Adam Evans
Stars: Kenneth Cranham, Mark Wingett, Oliver Smith
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

An investigative reporter must send the newly unbound Pinhead and his legions back to Hell.

Director: Anthony Hickox
Stars: Terry Farrell, Doug Bradley, Kevin Bernhardt
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Kirsty is brought to an institution after the death of her family, where the occult-obsessive head resurrects Julia and unleashes the Cenobites once again.

Director: Tony Randel
Stars: Doug Bradley, Ashley Laurence, Clare Higgins
Nightbreed (1990)
Action | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of friendly monsters are hiding from humanity. Meanwhile, a sadistic serial killer is looking for a patsy.

Director: Clive Barker
Stars: Craig Sheffer, David Cronenberg, Anne Bobby
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

An extensive look at the making of Fright Night (1985) and Fright Night Part 2 (1988) featuring exclusive interviews with cast and crew members, rare photographs, behind-the-scenes footage and more.

Director: Chris Griffiths
Stars: Chris Sarandon, Brian Thompson, Jon Gries
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions.

Director: Kevin Yagher
Stars: Bruce Ramsay, Valentina Vargas, Doug Bradley
Hellraiser: Inferno (Video 2000)
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".

Director: Scott Derrickson
Stars: Craig Sheffer, Nicholas Turturro, James Remar
Frankenstein II (2015)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A married couple of scientists create a modern-day monster.

Director: Bernard Rose
Stars: Xavier Samuel, Carrie-Anne Moss, Danny Huston
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before.

Director: Bill Condon
Stars: Tony Todd, Kelly Rowan, William O'Leary
Horror

Samantha has been having nightmares about a dark figure called Tyberius Krane. Finally seeking help after years of rejection Samantha contacts Selwyn Parsons and Marvin La'Fantome, the hosts of paranormal TV 'The Witching Hour'.

Director: Adam Evans
Stars: Kenneth Cranham, Mark Wingett, Ian Gelder
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Kenneth Cranham ... The Host (Maximilian Francis Benoit)
Bruce Jones ... Michael Bishop
Gemma Gordon ... Gabrielle 'Gabbie' Sanderson
Simon Bamford ... Jonathan Brook-Davis
Nicholas Vince ... Sebastian Maurice
Barbie Wilde ... Roselyn 'Rose' Cavendish
Stanley Rawlings Stanley Rawlings ... Derek Cartwright
Darnell Spence Darnell Spence ... Daniel Price
Oliver Smith ... The Butler (Andrew Barnabus)
Siobhan Kilmartin Siobhan Kilmartin ... The Nurse
Danny Stewart ... The Gimp
Ray Skeemer Ray Skeemer ... The Beast
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Berry Paul Berry ... Masked Guest #1
Tom Bushell Tom Bushell ... Masked Guest #2
Farha Claire Farha Claire
Edit

Storyline

Seven strangers are invited to hear an inheritance at a remote location in the UK. All have no idea who and why their benefactor has invited them. However, when they arrive at the house, the fun and excitement of potentially winning £10,000,000 soon turns to horror as each of the guests is disposed of in a gory and horrific fashion. Who is the Host and what really is his offer? Written by Gary Smart; Writer

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Horror

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

official site

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 August 2017 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Offer See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

£15,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cult Film Screenings See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

'The Offer' is somewhat of a 'Hellraiser' reunion as it features Kenneth Cranham (Channard), Barbie Wilde (Female Cenobite), Oliver Smith (Frank Cotton/Mr Browning), Simon Bamford (Butterball Cenobite), Nicholas Vince (Chatterer Cenobite) and has special effects by Stuart Conran (Hellraiser and Hellbound). See more »

Connections

Spin-off Dark Ditties Presents 'Mrs Wiltshire' (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Stonedown
by Netherhall
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Offer accepted Dark Ditties
28 October 2017 | by treetrunkjamesSee all my reviews

Dark Ditties: The Offer is a wicked mystery,thriller,horror short film vehicle that you soon find out has no breaks once it gets rolling. The pace doesn't keep you waiting for the next unsettling revelation at all. Seven strangers playing a terrible but Oh so rewarding guessing game to the death. Which in turn gets your brain playing the guessing game at home doesn't disappoint and is not for the squeamish, but what true horror movie is."Remember:Everyone is always ready to play an inheritance game until the doors lock". Maybe we have seen something like this before,but not nailed down like this in a short film format. Some actors you may know and some you may not, but they were all So in character. Bruce Jones was hilarious and absolutely stole the show. They all had different paths and pasts that brought them there,or got them hand picked to play. But they all share the same trait of Selfishness which ties it all together in the film. The end revelation will blow your mind, I just kept saying WoW...'there's always a twist". I thought the film was "Well Done,and attention holding" with great camera work.Dark Ditties crew,Gary Smart, and Chris Griffiths that noise you hear is me clapping for your film. "Pick A Card, Any Card Is This Your Sin" OnAHorrorBinge @jimmy2xriley twitter


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching



Recently Viewed