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Visit, The (2015) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

9931

Avg. Rating:

2.35/4

# of Ratings:

30

Genres:

Comedy, Horror

Rating:

PG-13

Language:

English

Theater Date:

09/11/2015

DVD Release:

01/05/2016

Director:

M. Night Shyamalan

Actors:

Olivia DeJonge
Ed Oxenbould
Deanna Dunagan
Peter McRobbie
Kathryn Hahn
Celia Keenan-Bolger

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

A harried single mother leaves her two young children with her grandparents for the weekend. But when they get back, things seem different - and so very wrong. -- Chris Kavan

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Nick 08/06/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2/4 

A poor attempt at yet another found footage style horror movie. The movie was cheesy, no scary moments at all.

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Chris Kavan 08/04/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

After suffering through the decline of the career of M. Night Shyamalan (The Happening, The Last Airbender, After Earth) I had pretty much given up on the director. But The Visit is a return to form. Even if you are sick to death of found-footage horror, this is a keeper. Even if you figure out the twist (because, of course there is) that doesn't detract from teh overall sense of unease you get as things escalate and the grandparents become more and more unhinged. I don't know if Shyamalan will ever reach the heights he once achieved, but at least this is a step in the right direction.

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  dukeakasmudge
dukeakasmudge
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12/24/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

The Visit

***Spoilers Ahead, Most Definitely*** I was so into this movie I swear if somebody would've came up from behind & poked me while I was watching it, I would've jumped.Even though I have a couple complaints with The Visit, this is my favorite M. Night Shyamalan film.I've seen them all & hated the others except for this one.I LOVED the hide & seek scene underneath the house & what happened after.I couldn't help but laugh.Also the scene where the boy & girl hear some noises late at night, investigate, the boy opens the door &......... *Jesus Becca, I'm going blind* How can you not laugh at that?! My only complaints would be the forgiveness scene.It felt totally unnecessary & should've been left out & only added as a deleted scene.I think The Visit should've end...

Rating of
3/4 

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  Pat
Pat
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05/31/2016 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Still a decent recovery

Writer and director M. Night Shyamalan gave us movies such as The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, and Signs several years ago. As of late, movie fans and critics have not been too kind to his films including The Happening, The Last Airbender, and After Earth. Luckily, The Visit does have merit.

We all know that casting good child actors can be tough. I honestly believe that the two child actors in this movie nailed it. In fact I would say the child actors were much better in this movie than the actors of the grandparents. That’s one of the main problems I had with this movie believe it or not. I hate to say this but I’m going to compare overall acting in The Visit to The Sixth Sense. While these movies are both different in many ways, The Sixth Sense had perfectly acted roles, no matter how ...

Rating of
2.5/4 

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  cinegeek.de
cinegeek.de
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03/07/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Twist


Vor zwanzig Jahren debütierte M. Night Shyamalan mit soviel Selbstvertrauen, dass er auf Anhieb zur ersten Liga Hollywoods zählen durfte. Doch dann... irgendwas ging schief. Er nahm sich auf solch penetrante Weise selbst zu ernst, dass seine Filme in überheblichen Allegorien untergingen. Er wurde ein Regisseur, der zwanghaft versuchte, seinen ersten Erfolg zu wiederholen. Aber hier kommt nun völlig unverhofft: The Visit - ein so unterhaltsamer und witziger Film, dass man fast vergisst, wie unheimlich er ist. Es gibt viele Horror Klischees, die mich nerven. Das Schlimmste von allen: "found footage". Shyamalan aber belebt dieses verdorrte Sub-Genre mit Adrenalin. Ja, es ist ein Stereotype. Ja, es ist absurd, dass jemand in den spannendsten Momenten noch mitfilmt. Shyamalan aber ...

 

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  Matthew Brady
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09/28/2015 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

At least it was better than After Earth

Can M. Night Shamalamadingdong return to he's old roots?...almost.

The story is about a harried single mother leaves her two young children with her grandparents for the weekend. But when they get back, things seem different - and so very wrong.

What happened to M. Night Shyamalan? That's the biggest question that everyone on the world wide web tried to answer, but we never got a clear answer. I mean seriously, how can you start off so high with success like: The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable and Signs, then suddenly out of nowhere fall straight flat on your face with non-stop sh*t like: After Earth, Lady in the Water, Last Airbender and The Happening. And it went on from there as every time M. Night release a new film it always turns out bad and pretty much everyone as just given up on ...

Rating of
2.5/4 

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  Chris Kavan
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Horror has been on the upswing - The Babadook, It Follows - while I admit that Shyamalan has been mostly disappointing between The Visit and Wayward Pines... maybe I can give him another chance.
05/11/2015
7:45 pm CT

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  LeeAnn M.
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Not since watching The Conjuring have I screamed while watching a movie trailer. I'm actually looking forward to watching an M. Night Shyamalan film again. 
05/11/2015
4:37 pm CT

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