• Down a Dark Hall (2018)

Down a Dark Hall

Release Date: August 17th, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Five emotionally fragile teens are committed to Blackwood, a mysterious school for gifted girls. Mesmerized by the intense head mistress Madame Duret, they think they have found a place where they can finally flourish academically and artistically. The mystery deepens as they break through layer after layer of misdirection to discover the true, horrifying purpose of the school.

Cast: AnnaSophia Robb, Uma Thurman, Isabelle Fuhrman, Rosie Day, Taylor Russell, Kirsty Mitchell, Rebecca Front, Victoria Moroles

Director: Rodrigo Cortés

Genres: Thriller , Horror

Production Co: Lionsgate, Fickle Fish, Temple Hill Entertainment, Nostromo Pictures

Keywords: 2010s, Quest, Mystery, Endearing, Friend, Suspenseful, Friendship, Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    Thurman, oily accent dripping with menace, is no Disney villain here. She’s real world dangerous, vulpine, callous, keeping supernatural secret threats from her pupils. show more

  • 50
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    Down a Dark Hall eventually goes Down a Convoluted Tunnel, with some admittedly creepy but also just plain crazy sequences that play like “Eyes Wide Shut” meets “The Shining.” show more

  • 70
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Its elegant subtlety feels refreshing in this era of over-the-top horror films. show more

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