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PG-13| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
An unorthodox college professor leads his best students off the grid to perform a dangerous experiment to create a poltergeist. Operating under the theory that paranormal activity is triggered by negative human energy, the group uses a series of tests to push a young woman to the edge of sanity. Frightening occurrences with unspeakable consequences subsequently unfold, leading the researchers to the realization that they have unleashed a force more terrifying than they could have imagined.

Cast: Jared Harris , Sam Claflin , Olivia Cooke , Erin Richards , Rory Fleck-Byrne , Laurie Calvert , Aldo Maland , Max Pirkis

Director: John Pogue

Genres: Horror

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

The Quiet Ones (2014)

Release Date: April 25th, 2014|1 hr. 38 min.

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  • 20
    New York Daily News

    Ah, wait — it’s an ancient Sumerian curse. That seems like poppycock to everyone but this film’s four screenwriters, who also unfortunately go for crashes and yelling instead of a frightening story. show more

  • 50
    Stephen Dalton The Hollywood Reporter

    The film relies on high production values and sense-battering shock tactics to make up for wooden performances and an illogical, silly script. As an exercise in retro pastiche, it impresses. But as a postmodern genre reinvention, it fails to deliver. show more

  • 30
    Inkoo Kang The Wrap

    Despite its outstanding performances, The Quiet Ones remains the very thing its protagonist scoffs at: a pointless story about “evil begetting evil for the sake of evil.” Evil can be defeated, but emptiness always prevails. show more

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'The Quiet Ones' Review: 10 Things You Should Know About the Spooky Shocker

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Apr 24th, 2014 2:00PM

The weather might be warming up (finally), but that doesn't mean you can't still get shivers running down your spine courtesy of "The Quiet Ones," a very spooky new horror movie about a professor...

Jared Harris on 'The Quiet Ones,' His 'Mad Men' Death, and Replacing Daniel Day-Lewis

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Apr 24th, 2014 12:00PM

Maybe it's his frequent appearance in period films, or his stint on "Mad Men," but Jared Harris feels a little bit like he's from another time. When I met up with him in New York, he was wearing...

The New 'The Quiet Ones' Trailer Reveals a Professor's Ghostly Experiment (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Nov 1st, 2013 3:15PM

The phrase "based on true events" always sends a tingle down our spines. In a new trailer for horror flick "The Quiet Ones," those events supposedly take place in 1974 when a team from Oxford...

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