Frailty Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 1328

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 242

Theatrical Release Date: 04/12/2002

Language: English

Genre: Thriller, Horror

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Bill Paxton

Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Matt O'Leary, Jeremy Sumpter, Powers Boothe, Luke Askew

Plot: An FBI agent runs into a man who claims his brother is a serial killer, which he begins to blame on his father's ridiculous claims of religious cleansing.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 05/03/2023

A frequently riveting supernatural, Southern Gothic hybrid with a well-pulled off twist.

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Amy - wrote on 11/21/2017

Not sure what to say about this one... It was genuinely scary/creepy, despite being unbeautiful and not particularly well-acted. I was legitimately engrossed through most of it, but the twist lost me. Not a great movie, but an entertaining enough genre exercise.

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Kyle(The Rebel) - wrote on 09/05/2012

Brilliant on every level!

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Yojimbo - wrote on 06/07/2014

A man walks into the offices of the FBI and declares that he knows the identity of a high profile serial killer, and sets about convincing the sceptical agent in charge by recounting the events of his life. Until Matthew McConaghey's recent catharsis as to the quality of the projects he becomes involved with, his career was littered with turds but this is far from the worst offender. It's a supernatural thriller in which the childhood victim of a murderous religious zealot tells of how the life of his younger brother and he were turned upside down by their father's "holy mission" which sets the scene for an intriguing story. McConaghey makes a suitably intense and enigmatic lead and his verbal sparring with disbelieving Powers Boothe works well. Unfortunately Bill Paxton's inexperience …

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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 10/16/2011

Adam Meiks (Matthew McConaughey) informs Agent Wesley Doyle (Powers Boothe) who the "God's Hand" serial killer is. He informs Doyle about his story when he was young, which involves his father (Bill Paxton) and Fenton his brother. Adam discloses that his father was approached by an angel to destroy demon's, and that he can see their acts when touched before disposing of them. A horrific premise but not much gory, but delves into the psyche of the Meiks family. Some nice quotes: Fenton - "Nothing that crazy could be real." Dad - "We don't kill people, we destroy demons." Adam - "Well you haven't even heard me out yet and already you doubt me." If only it had a better score and technical camera angles then I would have given this a higher rating. The kids, McConaughey and Paxton …

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