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Ma (2019)

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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 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

The 3-legged dog that "Ma" walks in front of the liquor store is owned by a veterinarian that works at the clinic where all the interior vet clinic scenes were filmed. See more »

Goofs

When Ma and Ben are sitting in the bar, the whiskey and diet Coke appear out of nowhere on their table. See more »

Quotes

[as she slashes his wrist whilst giving him a transfusion of canine blood]
[last lines]
Ben: [desperately] I was just a kid!
Sue Ann: [enraged] So was I, motherfucker.
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Connections

References Pretty in Pink (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Funkytown
Performed by Lipps Inc. (as Lipps, Inc.)
Written by Steven Greenberg (as Steve Greenberg)
Courtesy of Island Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Ma is just ok!
5 June 2019 | by sala151183See all my reviews

We have a Film that tries to deliver a very familiar formula but sadly for 'Ma' It's just not misery, however Octavia Spencer does a great job in her role as Ma. The film felt long in the second act, I felt a little bored but started to pick up again for the final act but this don't mean it got any better!! The first act had me wanting more and with Spencer eventually carrying the film unfortunately she gets lost in a bad a predictable plot. Ma isn't so bad you shouldn't watch it, it's just not great either.


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Country:

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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:

$61,105,672
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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