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Malevolent (2018)

TV-MA | | Horror | 5 October 2018 (USA)
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A team of scam artists get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted county estate gets out of hand.

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Olaf de Fleur Johannesson (as Olaf De Fleur)

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Ben Ketai (screenplay by), Eva Konstantopoulos (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Florence Pugh ... Angela
Ben Lloyd-Hughes ... Jackson
Scott Chambers ... Elliot
Georgina Bevan ... Beth
Stephen McCole ... Frank
Daisy Mathewson Daisy Mathewson ... Susie
Charlotte Allen Charlotte Allen ... Maddy
Nicola Grier ... Christine
Celia Imrie ... Mrs. Green
Shelley Conn ... Professor Samantha Harlow
Daniel Campbell ... Bloody Student
James Cosmo ... Grandpa
William Leslie William Leslie ... Craig's Henchman
Ian Lorimer Milne ... Craig (as Ian Milne)
Charles Barrett Charles Barrett ... Victor
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Storyline

Siblings Jackson and Angela run a profitable ghostbusting racket; swindling the bereaved with fake detection equipment and Angela's paranormal 'visions'. Hired to investigate a haunted old foster home, the team uncover its terrifying past: young girls brutally slaughtered, mouths stitched shut; silenced by a sadistic killer. And Angela's on the edge - sleepless, strung out and losing her mind, no longer certain what's actually real; convinced she hears the girls crying out to her from the darkness... But supernatural terrors are the least of their problems when they discover the very real evil lurking in the isolated house. Written by Sigma Films

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A group of fake paranormal investigators suffer the ultimate reality check when confronted by the true horrors that lie hidden within a haunted orphanage.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Scotland, UK See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

James Cosmo and Celia Imrie appeared together in "Highlander" (1986) both as members of the Clan MacLeod. See more »

Goofs

Aside from certain technologies seen, such as 1980's headphones, there is very little from the actual 1980's in this movie, most of the fashions, makeup and hairstyles seem very much from the 21st Century, especially during the nightclub scene. See more »

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[first lines]
Title Card: None of the dead come back. But some stay. -Saint John the Divine
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Little Blue Man
Performed by Betty Johnson
Written by Fred Ebb (as Fred Edd) and Paul Klein
Used by kind permission of Carlin Music Corp.
Licensed courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd
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Potential Squandered
8 October 2018 | by keelejacobSee all my reviews

It starts off good enough, with a lot of potential, but falls apart on itself. It seems like there was a lot of thought on the set up, but the ending was kind of thrown together as an after thought. I didn't care about any of the characters, any background they tried to give wasn't explained very well. Watch if you have nothing else to watch.


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