• The Mothman Prophecies (2002)

The Mothman Prophecies

Release Date: January 25th, 2002

DVD Release Date: June 4th, 2002

PG-13 |1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary

Based on true events in Point Pleasant, Virginia, "The Mothman Prophecies" examines a series of inexplicable occurrences through the eyes - and mind- of one man. A man (Richard Gere) is driven to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding his wife's (Debra Messing) death -- and how they might be connected to the strange phenomena in a town four hundred miles away.

Cast: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Will Patton, Debra Messing, Lucinda Jenney, Alan Bates, David Eigenberg, Ann McDonough

Director: Mark Pellington

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Screen Gems, Lakeshore Entertainment

Distributors: Screen Gems

Keywords: Melodramatic, 2000s, Marriage, Quest, Wife, Suspenseful, House, Mystery, Small town, Husband

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Connie OgleMiami Herald

    Better than its trailers indicate. Forget the seemingly silly Chapstick moment: Any film that sends a cold shock to your system is doing something right.

  • 75
    Mike ClarkUSA Today

    Compellingly watchable horror-spectacle. show more

  • 75
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    Like a time-travel movie, but without the time travel, The Mothman Prophecies delights in playing with cause-and-effect relationships. show more

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