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Release Date: February 2nd, 2007

DVD Release Date: June 5th, 2007

PG-13|1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions and endure attacks from a supernatural source. Jess must warn her disbelieving family before it is too late to save them.

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Dylan McDermott, Penelope Ann Miller, John Corbett, William B. Davis, Dustin Milligan, Evan Turner, Brent Briscoe

Director: Danny Pang , Oxide Pang

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Columbia Pictures, Mandate Pictures, Ghost House Pictures

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A predictable, by-the-numbers TV-movie-sized affair which will break your heart - especially since it also contains brief flashes of horror greatness. show more

  • The trouble isn't just that this haunted-house story, written by Mark Wheaton and directed by Hong Kong filmmakers Danny and Oxide Pang, is both formulaic and derivative. It's that it's completely free of atmosphere, the very thing that their 2002 "The Eye" had in such creepy abundance. show more

  • A tepid ghost story filled with all the usual things that go bump in the night minus the somewhat crucial element of suspense, this bland effort from Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert's Ghost House Pictures is surprisingly devoid of the creepy, claustrophobic atmospherics that haunt the brothers' Asian work. show more

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