A lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn't get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host.

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Tate Taylor

Writer:

Scotty Landes
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Octavia Spencer ... Sue Ann
Diana Silvers ... Maggie
Juliette Lewis ... Erica
McKaley Miller ... Haley
Corey Fogelmanis ... Andy
Gianni Paolo ... Chaz
Dante Brown ... Darrell
Tanyell Waivers ... Genie
Dominic Burgess ... Stu
Heather Marie Pate ... Ashley
Tate Taylor ... Officer Grainger
Luke Evans ... Ben
Margaret Fegan ... Stephanie
Missi Pyle ... Mercedes
Allison Janney ... Doctor Brooks

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In this new psychological horror-thriller from Tate Taylor and Blumhouse, a lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn't get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their crazy host.

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Rated R for violent/disturbing material, language throughout, sexual content, and for teen drug and alcohol use | See all certifications »

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When Maggie steps out of the house to check on her dog, she is wearing the earrings that had already been stolen by Ma several days before (although they're missing again in the next shot.) See more »

Quotes

Erica: What kind of mother parties with high schoolers?
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References Pretty in Pink (1986) See more »

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Performed by Zach Rogue & Tim Myers
Written by Zach Rogue (as Zachary David Schwartz) and Tim Myers
Courtesy of Zach Rogue and Palladium Records
By arrangement with Bank Robber Music and Zync Powered by Round Hill
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Ma is a few more drafts from perfection, but the actor playing her is the real deal.
18 December 2019 | by punch87See all my reviews

Ma might be the latest horror show from the omniscient Blumhouse Productions, but it also serves as a particularly effective anti-bullying PSA.


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Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 2019 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,099,805, 2 June 2019

Gross USA:

$45,896,028

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$61,105,744
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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