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Freaks (2018)

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A bold girl discovers a bizarre, threatening, and mysterious new world beyond her front door after she escapes her father's protective and paranoid control.
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Emile Hirsch ... Dad
Bruce Dern ... Grandpa
Grace Park ... Agent Ray
Amanda Crew ... Mom
Lexy Kolker ... Chloe
Ava Telek ... Harper Reed
Michelle Harrison ... Nancy Reed
Matty Finochio ... Steven Reed
Aleks Paunovic ... Robert Kraigen
RJ Fetherstonhaugh ... Police Officer (as R.J. Fetherstonhaugh)
Kwesi Ameyaw ... News Host
Ryan Beil ... Leo the Cook
Reese Alexander ... ADF Agent
Dakota Daulby ... Executioner
Lee Shorten ... Security Chief
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A seven-year-old girl, Chloe, who lives with her father, was told that the outside world was dangerous and was spending lonely days in her house. One day, she left the house while her father was asleep, and she was approached by an old man in an ice cream truck standing in front of her house. The old man, who is Chloe's grandfather, tells him about the fact that Chloe's mother is alive and the mysterious power he has. Chloe, who was scolded by her father for going out, awakened her special ability by raising her emotions. The ability was a very dangerous thing to manipulate a person's mind. Chloe works with a grandfather and a father with different abilities to rescue a detained mother. Written by Linda Jenkinson

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They look just like us


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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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A promotional poster for the film features a street sign with a one eye logo and a phone number to call to report "abnormal activity". The number is 1-800-517-5890 and when called, a recorded message with a woman's voice would say, "Thank you for calling the abnormal defense hotline, provided by the Department of Homeland Security." The recorded message at first urged others to be on the lookout for "freaks" and it said that you can leave a message to report any abnormal activity from freaks. A few days later, the recorded message was changed to warn others to stay away from an upcoming San Diego Comic Con "free underground prescreening of Freaks" on July 18, 2019. See more »

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A Solid Movie Worth Watching
26 June 2020 | by Blk_Ne190See all my reviews

I hadn't really heard much about this movie for some reason which is strange considering it came out last year. I'm also shocked that it didn't have any buzz because it is really great.

It is slow at the start and kinda confusing but just enough so that you are not annoyed by it and want to find out more about what is going on.

It is an interesting premise and after watching it i think this would have also made a great tv show as i feel like i want to know this world and explore what else is going on it in.

It looks great too and the effects look pretty clean. It also makes such good use of the sets in a cleaver way. The majority of the move takes place on one set and i think they found a great way around spending lots of money and it is really effective.

I think this film should have got more notoriety than it did and i think people should watch it. Keep in mind that the first 10 to 20 are a little slow and maybe put you off but work through them and I'm sure you will enjoy this movie.


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USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$161,543, 15 September 2019

Gross USA:

$276,591

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$368,410
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2.35 : 1
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