• The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)

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Release Date: March 27th, 2009

DVD Release Date: July 14th, 2009

PG-13|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
When their son Matt (Kyle Gallner) receives a diagnosis of cancer, Sara (Virginia Madsen) and Peter (Martin Donovan) Campbell move to Connecticut to be closer to his doctors. At first all is well, but then Matt becomes increasingly disturbed by what appears to be paranormal activity. Sara turns to a priest for help, and the ghosts are seemingly banished -- but Matt's condition takes a sudden and unexplained turn for the worse, and the lives of Sara and the rest of her family are endangered.

Cast: Virginia Madsen, Kyle Gallner, Martin Donovan, Elias Koteas, Amanda Crew, Sophi Knight, Ty Wood, Erik Berg

Director: Peter Cornwell

Genres: Thriller, Horror

Production Co: Integrated Films

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A tepid PG-13 iteration of the already lame 1979 genre classic "The Amityville Horror." show more

  • Sinks or swims with the actors. Gallner makes a very convincing boy-about-to-die; Madsen is his properly stricken mom; and Donovan, an under-used leading man, plays the stressed, guilt-ridden dad well. show more

  • Haunting tweaks familiar tropes enough to make them interesting. Just not so interesting as to inspire many nightmares after the credits roll. show more

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