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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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From torture to face stitching: Ma has it all! Octavia Spencer, her co-stars, and director Tate Taylor break down how they translated the script's shocking moments to the screen.

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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

Filmed in February 2018, but not released until 31 May 2019. See more »

Goofs

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

Haley: Hey, wanna get some pizza tonight?
Darrell: Hell yeah! I got nine bucks, bitch!
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Kung Fu Fighting
Performed by Carl Douglas
Written by Carl Douglas
Courtesy of SMV Schacht Musikverlage GmbH & Co KG
By arrangement with Edition Carren
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Everybody was kung-fu farting
3 September 2019 | by donttouchmeprimateSee all my reviews

I think I'm becoming a right old grumpy man, because I'm pretty sure I hate teenagers now.

The film itself was written very well and the cast were all good, but there just wasn't quite enough suspense. It isn't a bad movie by any means, it just had the budget, cast and crew to be better.

The story is a slow burn and when it actually gets down to its 'nitty gritty', things become interesting, even if it is predictable and there are those expected moments where all logic and reason goes out of the window so that the story can progress.

Sorry MA, but I think it's time to put you in a home.


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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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Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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