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The Devil All the Time (2020)

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Sinister characters converge around a young man devoted to protecting those he loves in a postwar backwoods town teeming with corruption and brutality.

Director:

Antonio Campos

Writers:

Antonio Campos (screenplay by), Paulo Campos (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Donald Ray Pollock ... Narrator (voice)
Bill Skarsgård ... Willard
Tom Holland ... Arvin
Michael Banks Repeta ... Arvin at 9
Emilio Subercaseaux Campos Emilio Subercaseaux Campos ... Baby Arvin
Haley Bennett ... Charlotte
Kristin Griffith ... Emma
Sebastian Stan ... Deputy Lee Bodecker
Riley Keough ... Sandy
Jason Clarke ... Carl
Harry Melling ... Roy
Pokey LaFarge ... Theodore
Eliza Scanlen ... Lenora
Robert Pattinson ... Rev. Preston Teagardin
David Atkinson ... Earskell

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Storyline

Set in rural southern Ohio and West Virginia, The Devil All the Time follows a cast of compelling and bizarre characters from the end of World War II to the 1960s. There's Willard Russell, tormented veteran of the carnage in the South Pacific, who can't save his beautiful wife, Charlotte, from an agonizing death by cancer no matter how much sacrificial blood he pours on his "prayer log." There's Carl and Sandy Henderson, a husband-and-wife team of serial killers, who troll America's highways searching for suitable models to photograph and exterminate. There's the spider-handling preacher Roy and his crippled virtuoso-guitar-playing sidekick, Theodore, running from the law. And caught in the middle of all this is Arvin Eugene Russell, Willard and Charlotte's orphaned son, who grows up to be a good but also violent man in his own right.

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Everyone ends up in the same damned place. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, bloody/disturbing images, sexual content, graphic nudity, and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Tom Holland and Sebastian Stan have both starred in multiple MCU projects, including 3 MCU movies together: Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). The film was also produced by Holland's Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019) co-star Jake Gyllenhaal. Additionally, Robert Pattinson is a DC star, playing the titular role in The Batman (2021). See more »

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Russell's 1948-1950 Ford truck has a late-model steering column, steering wheel, and column shift for an automatic transmission. It's seen early when Russell drives over to beat up the poachers. That truck would have had a manual transmission and a very different steering wheel. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: [narrating] Bodecker believed that people were like dogs; once they start digging, they don't wanna stop.
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Soundtracks

Honeycomb
Written by Bob Merrill
Performed by Jimmie Rodgers
Published by Golden Bell Songs c/o Music & Media International, Inc.
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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We need more movies like this!
24 September 2020 | by lukebohnSee all my reviews

I will make this very quick. This movie is a breath of fresh air for Netflix originals. This acting is superb, everyone brings their A game. The story is dark, but trust me it's not as dark as people say. If you have ever seen "The Road", that is very dark. This is just kinda f'd up. The story is complex but easy to follow, and it just get's you invested. Also a very good script with some lines that I will remember for awhile. The cinematography is very good too. Honestly, nothing really bothered me or stood out as bad. A very good experience, and I would recommend.


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Release Date:

16 September 2020 (USA) See more »

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