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Sinister

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Sinister

Certificate
15 Certificate
Title
110 Mins
Released
2012
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Packshot of Sinister
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
110 Mins
Released
2012

Ellison (Ethan Hawke) is a struggling true crime writer. For inspiration he has moved his family to the home of a family who died under mysterious circumstances. The house is empty except for a box of home movies in the attic. When Ellison watches the films he is horrified to discover that they feature families being brutally murdered by a mysterious figure. When Ellison investigates he realises that he has unleashed an ancient evil being that consumes the souls of children. Strong violence and horror.

Cast & Connections

Cast

  • Ethan Hawke,
  • Juliet Rylance,
  • Fred Dalton Thompson,
  • James Ransone,
  • Michael Hall D'Addario and
  • Clare Foley

Director

  • Scott Derrickson

Screenwriters

  • Scott Derrickson and
  • C. Robert Cargill

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Get the kids. Pack the car. We have to leave here now.

Did you know?

  • Ethan Hawke, who plays Ellison, prepared for his role in this film by watching scenes of Jack Nicholson in The Shining.
  • Ethan Hawke also starred in Training Day and Daybreakers.
  • C. Robert Cargill also worked at a writer on the movie website Ain't It Cool News.
  • Writer/director Scott Derrickson also directed The Exorcism Of Emily Rose.

Box Office

U.K.
£6.58 million
U.S.
$48.09 million

Source: Rentrak EDI

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