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The Black String (2018)

After a one-night stand with a mysterious and beautiful woman, Jonathan falls ill and starts to believe that he's the victim of a sinister supernatural plot.

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Brian Hanson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frankie Muniz ... Jonathan
Blake Webb ... Eric 'The ERC'
Chelsea Edmundson ... Dena
Richard Handley ... Dr. Jason Ronaldi
Cullen Douglas ... Man in Black
Colby French ... Mr. Marsh
Laura Richardson ... Mrs. Marsh
Ravi Patel ... Dr. May
Mary K. DeVault ... Melinda
Jackie Moore ... Lollypop
Bret Green ... Fit Guy Chad
Jenny Strubin ... Winter
Sharif Ibrahim ... Orderly Wally
Angie DeGrazia ... The Wife
Alexander Ward ... The Entity
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Jonathan is a lonely twenty-something, stuck in his home town working night shifts at the local convenience store. When an unexpected encounter with a mysterious woman turns his life upside down, Jonathan is stricken by illness and nightmarish visions. Paranoid and desperate, he launches on a quest across the suburbs to find the seductress who started it all. Friends and family believe he's losing his mind, but Jonathan is convinced he's the target of something far more sinister.

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When Nightmares Become Reality


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Rated R for violence/disturbing images, language throughout, some sexuality and drug use
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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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Crni niz See more »

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Black String Film See more »
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Get into your head kind of movie
29 October 2019 | by deanna-31See all my reviews

When I was in middle school, I read my first Stephen King novel (Carrie) and have been a fan of psychological thrillers ever since. I despise slasher/gore movies, so was pleasantly surprised that this movie wasn't the typical violent scary movie. Frankie Muniz was nerdy enough in the role to be believable as the main character working in a Stop N Go liquor store, with very little in the way of a life going on. The movie does leave you guessing at the end and does not tie it up in a neat little bow for you, which keeps you thinking about it long after the movie ends which I prefer and shows a bit more intelligence towards the story line.


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