The Wicker Man

Release Date: September 1st, 2006

DVD Release Date: December 19th, 2006

PG-13 |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

A reclusive lawman (Nicolas Cage) travels to a secluded island to search for a girl who has gone missing. Once there, he discovers sinister forces at work among the island's secretive residents, including strange sexual rituals, a harvest festival and possible human sacrifice.

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Beahan, Frances Conroy, Molly Parker, Leelee Sobieski, Diane Delano, Erika-Shaye Gair

Director: Neil LaBute

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Nu Image, Millennium Films Inc., Alcon Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Dark , Police officer , 2000s , Bar , Tense , Pursuit , Daughter , Mystery , Investigation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    New York Post

    Profoundly disturbing, blood-chilling suspenser. show more

  • 40
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Unlikely to inspire a passionate following similar to the original, the film, which opened Friday without being screened for the press, ultimately induces more titters than dread. show more

  • 63
    Wesley MorrisBoston Globe

    As it is, LaBute has cleverly repurposed his creepy source material. This Wicker Man, which wasn't screened for critics, is a nutty atonement for the gender assaults of his filmmaking and playwriting past, including "In the Company of Men," "Your Friends & Neighbors," and "The Shape of Things." show more

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