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The Haunting in Connecticut (Single-Disc Edition)
The Haunting in Connecticut
Single-Disc Edition
Actors: Virginia Madsen, Elias Koteas, Kyle Gallner
Director: Peter Cornwell
Genres: Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
PG-13     2009     1hr 32min

Based on a chilling true story, Lionsgate's THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT charts one family's terrifying, real-life encounter with the dark forces of the supernatural. When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, t...  more »

     

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Actors: Virginia Madsen, Elias Koteas, Kyle Gallner
Director: Peter Cornwell
Genres: Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Studio: Lionsgate
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen,Widescreen - Closed-captioned,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 07/14/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/2009
Theatrical Release Date: 03/27/2009
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 32min
Screens: Color,Full Screen,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)

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Member Movie Reviews

Madalynn R. (MissMadi) from CANTON, MI
Reviewed on 5/7/2010...
This is one of my favorite paranormal creepy/scary movies. It's tastefully done, has a spine tingling message, and gives wonderful goose-bumps.

If you like paranormal scary, with minimal cussing, without unnecessary gore, and a message at the end... I would definitely give this movie a try!

"They say God works in mysterious ways. They just don't always tell you how mysterious those ways can be... consider yourself warned." -The Haunting in Connecticut
2 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

Nothing new, but well done
T. Edmund Jenkin | 06/08/2010
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Haunting in Connecticut is a decent horror flick, and given that horror films are mostly abject tripe, that is saying a lot. The plot is well paced, without the rubbishey `its just the cat moments' or prolonged character development that doesn't help us like the characters at all and the special effects and settings are creepy as they should be.


Speaking of character development, Haunting in Connecticut is a step above most. Our main character Matt is a teenage cancer sufferer, which puts an interesting twist on the supernatural activity as hallucinations are potential side effects of his experimental treatment or cancer spreading to his brain. Matt's father is a recovering alcoholic which also adds tension to the story (although to be honest is only tokeniscally explored)


Of course, this movie isn't perfect. While well executed the plot is entirely derivative - almost arbitrary. A (somewhat) nuclear family moves into a house which is extra cheap because of its `history'. Strange events start to ensue, and once the family accepts that something supernatural is going on, research is conducted at the local library where-upon it is discovered that a creepy old guy used to conduct necromonic experiments in their basement and a priest is called upon to help.


While the scares are well timed, they get a little repetitive - essentially all being bogeyman suddenly appearing coupled with atonal violin screeches. And as mentioned before the plot doesn't build beyond the well-known old man experimenter theme (although they play a bit of `just whose ghost is haunting us?')


Overall Haunting in Connecticut is probably just a good typical horror for a couple of hours of non-thinking time, don't expect the wheel to get reinvented.
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The Haunting In Connecticut
Jose Lopez | Miami,Florida USA | 09/04/2010
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Don't know how much of it is actually true or exaggerated for the movie but it's a pretty good Haunting film in my opinion,If It would have been me that found out the house was haunted I would have left immediately but then Again Im Cuban and A Cuban would have not stayed in that house,being American they thought hey it's okay it's just a bunch of evil spirits. I could understand a Harmless one but a recurring one or in this case disturbing No Thanks, I don't like homes with history, it's the mom's fault for getting the home and then according to the true story lived there for two years. Pretty Interesting story(If true,and yes I believe there are such things that can happen like this) and well executed movie."