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The Quiet Ones

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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fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 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

  • 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

  • Worth making a little noise about if you’re a horror fan. show more

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  • May 20, 2014 flshstar
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    The movie was so bad it relies so much on sudden loud noise and sudden movement to scare the audience. Don't waste your time and money to watch this one.

  • May 03, 2014 ndrake2513
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    critics be darned!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! this is a perfect movie. I stayed for 3 showings!!!!!

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

Posted by
Drew Taylor on April 24, 2014

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 (p...

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

Posted by
Drew Taylor on April 24, 2014

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 November 1, 2013

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 Universi...

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