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Prevenge (2016)

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Widow Ruth is seven months pregnant when, believing herself to be guided by her unborn baby, she embarks on a homicidal rampage, dispatching anyone who stands in her way.

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Widow Ruth is seven months pregnant when, believing herself to be guided by her unborn baby, she embarks on a homicidal rampage, dispatching anyone who stands in her way.

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$104,000 (estimated)

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$37,652 (UK) (10 February 2017)
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Alice Lowe thought up the premise for this movie when she was very pregnant, and no-one would hire her in any other roles. See more »

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When Ruth is lying in bed looking at a photograph of her late husband, the photograph she holds in her hands is different between shots (he is sitting in one and standing in the other). See more »

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Ruth: Kids these days are really spoilt... its like 'mummy, I want a playstation, mummy, I want you to kill that man'...
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Features Crime Without Passion (1934) See more »

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Do What You Wanna Do
Performed by T-Connection
Written by Theophilus Coakley
Published by EMI Music Publishing (WP) Ltd and Universal/MCA Music Ltd.
Licensed Courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd
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Pretty decent
4 July 2017 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

There's some fun to be had here with this dark comedy. A pregnant woman goes on a murdering spree on the people involved in her unborn child's father's climbing death. A movie like this could have been completely unwatchable so I appreciate that they got the tone just right. The child speaks to her from the womb but it never gets completely goofy. The violence she commits is brutal and bloody and it doesn't attempt to trivialize or justify their deaths.

Despite that, there is entertainment to be had as the more she kills the more unhinged she becomes. At times it's an almost playful performance from Alice Lowe who also wrote and directed it. Overall a respectable movie. Nicely shot considering it was done in under 2 weeks.


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