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Lights Out (2016)

PG-13 | | Horror | 22 July 2016 (USA)
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Rebecca must unlock the terror behind her little brother's experiences that once tested her sanity, bringing her face to face with an entity attached to their mother.

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A man called Paul is working after hours and is murdered by a supernatural entity in the shadow. When his son, the boy Martin, is frightened by the same creature, he sees his mother Sophie talking to an imaginary friend called Diana in the shadow of her room. Martin does not sleep anymore during the night. His older step sister Rebecca who lives alone is summoned by the social assistant. She brings Martin home and recalls her own experience with Diana years ago when she was young. Rebecca and her boyfriend Bret investigate the connection of Sophie with Diana and come up to a scary revelation about their past. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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You were right to be afraid of the dark.

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Rated PG-13 for terror throughout, violence including disturbing images, some thematic material and brief drug content | See all certifications »

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22 July 2016 (USA)  »

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Lights Out  »

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$4,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,688,103 (USA) (22 July 2016)

Gross:

$67,235,683 (USA) (23 September 2016)
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In Thailand, the movie was in theaters 5 days before its initial release on July 21. See more »

Goofs

When Rebecca is talking to her mother, she mistakenly refers to Diana as "Diane". See more »

Quotes

Sophie: There's no you without me.
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No person or entity associated with this film received payment or anything of value, or entered into an agreement, in connection with the depiction of tobacco products. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Lights Out/Star Trek Beyond (2016) See more »

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Enemy
Written by Bret Autrey
Performed by Bret Autrey (as Blue Stahli)
Courtesy of FIXT Music/Position Music
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The Re-birth of Horror Genre!!!!!
12 July 2016 | by (Raleigh, NC) – See all my reviews

Going into this movie I expected much less than what the typical horror movie Genre is today in this generation. Well I will be damned!!! I had tickets to go see an early screening of this movie and let me tell you from Men to Women everyone was tense in the audience. Lots of people jumping in their seats and screams as well. This movie hit the spot from the acting which was sub-par from the evil entity. I give this movie a 10 out of 10. Most people should really give it a try it is worth the money for sure. The film is only 85 minutes which was a downfall but I will take it versus a 2 hour horror movie that is boring till no end. If the media is calling Conjuring 2 horror then Lights Out must be in a different horror category because it is def. SCARY!!!!


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