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The Hole in the Ground (2019)

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A young mother living in the Irish countryside with her son suspects his increasingly disturbing behavior is linked to a mysterious sinkhole in the forest, and fears he may not be her son at all.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Seána Kerslake ... Sarah O'Neill
James Quinn Markey ... Chris O'Neill
Kati Outinen ... Noreen Brady
David Crowley ... Teacher
Simone Kirby ... Louise Caul
Steve Wall ... Rob Caul
Eoin Macken ... Jay Caul
Sarah Hanly Sarah Hanly ... Lil Jones
Bennett Andrew Bennett Andrew ... Doctor
James Cosmo ... Des Brady
John Quinn John Quinn ... Detective
Miro Lopperi Miro Lopperi ... 'It'
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Storyline

Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O'Neill is building a new life on the fringes of a backwood rural town with her young son Chris. A terrifying encounter with a mysterious neighbour shatters her fragile security, throwing Sarah into a spiralling nightmare of paranoia and mistrust, as she tries to uncover if the disturbing changes in her little boy are connected to an ominous sinkhole buried deep in the forest that borders their home.

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Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Country:

Ireland | Belgium | Finland

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hole in the Ground See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$21,072, 7 March 2019
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2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Chris O'Neill: Dad would've killed it for me.
Sarah O'Neill: I'm not Dad.
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Connections

References The Shining (1980) See more »

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DESIRE
Performed by Val James
Written by Cathal McKeon
One Two Many Songs Ltd.
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Too typical, unclear, unfinished. But contains scary realistic details!
7 February 2019 | by nijazmuratovicSee all my reviews

This is one of those classic horror movies that turn normal things into scary things. There are good things that fit horror genre like scary place, people, time, details. There are also realistic real life negative stuff, but not all. Everything is finished too quickly, with unreal things, and without explanation and complete story. Only reason this movie deserves more than 5 stars is because of good place, normal movie time length, and small scary real life details. Not worth a watch except if you are bored.


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