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Case 39

R| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins (Renée Zellweger) thinks she has seen it all -- until she meets 10-year-old Lilith (Jodelle Ferland) and the girl's cruel parents. When the parents try to harm the child, Emily assumes custody of Lilith while looking for a foster family. However, she soon finds that dark forces surround the seemingly innocent child, and the more she tries to protect Lilith, the more horrors she encounters.

Cast: Renée Zellweger , Jodelle Ferland , Ian McShane , Bradley Cooper , Kerry O'Malley , Callum Keith Rennie , Adrian Lester , Cynthia Stevenson

Director: Christian Alvart

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Case 39 (2009)

Release Date: October 1st, 2010|1 hr. 49 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 18 )
  • Director Christian Alvart ("Pandorum") is unable to invest much stylization into the proceedings, and Ray Wright's by-the-book screenplay only serves as a reminder of the innumerable demon-child movies that have preceded this one. show more

  • There is enough lurid, ludicrous subtext in the material to keep fans of such things happy. As trash, this is top of the line. show more

  • Introduce the supernatural, and anything goes. Here, everything does. And that's a problem no one can solve. At least it wasn't called "Case 666." show more

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  • December 31, 2011 sdagleyw
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    A **********

  • February 05, 2011 dennisfilippi
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    i thought it was a great movie, plenty of turns, kept you guessing. well done

  • February 02, 2011 Larry Aasen
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    Not bad for a horror film.

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