• The Woman in Black (2012)

The Woman in Black

Release Date: February 3rd, 2012

DVD Release Date: May 22nd, 2012

PG-13 |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe), a lawyer, is recently widowed and grieving the loss of his wife when he is sent to a remote village to put a deceased eccentric's affairs in order. Soon after his arrival, it becomes clear that the villagers are hiding a terrible secret. Kipps discovers that his late client's house is haunted by the spirit of a woman who is trying to find someone and something she lost, and that no one -- not even the children -- is safe from her terrible wrath.

Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Misha Handley, Roger Allam, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer, Mary Stockley, Tim McMullan, Liz White

Director: James Watkins

Genres: Horror , Thriller

Production Co: Talisman Films, Alliance, Filmgate Films, UK Film Council, Film Väst, Hammer Films, Cross Creek Pictures, Exclusive Media

Distributors: CBS Films

Keywords: England, Police officer, Fall, Mystery, Revenge

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    The pleasures of the period ghost story The Woman in Black are something like the creepy shiver of delight you get from Edward Gorey's illustrated poem "The Gashlycrumb Tinies." show more

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    "No Country for Young Kids" would be just as suitable a title for The Woman in Black, a hoot of an old-fashioned British horror film. show more

  • 70
    Bob MondelloNPR

    There's not a lot that's new about the terrors he faces - the director uses time-honored techniques to keep you on edge, every one of which graced Hammer films of yore. But happily for the picture, there's a reason they're time-honored. And keep you on edge, they definitely do. show more

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