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When the Bough Breaks (2016) Movie Information

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When the Bough Breaks (2016)
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Jon Cassar


Morris Chestnut
Regina Hall
Theo Rossi
Jaz Sinclair
Glenn Morshower
Jeff Caperton





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John and Laura Taylor are a happily married, professional couple who have everything they could want in life but one thing: a child. After exhausting every option, they settle on a surrogate and seem to find the perfect woman in Anna. But the further she gets along in the pregnancy, the more she becomes obsessed with John and as her dangerous tenancies become more and more apparent, the couple will have to fight back to regain control of the future and their unborn child. -- Chris Kavan

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09/18/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

'Bough' is Broken

'When the Bough Breaks' is a cheap imitation of those sleazy sexy thrillers from the early 90's. It does a well enough job to recreate the general aesthetic of that specific sub-genre - to a fault. Some capable actors a set loose in a pedestrian plot of rehashed cliches. Nothing is inherently bad about the performances or the technical side of filmmaking here. The writing contains most all the sins; many more than it's characters. The whole thing plays like a predictable, lukewarm mis-match of everything you'd expect from this kind of material. In that regard, I did find this film mildly entertaining for it's flaws. I can't give it a deservedly lower score for that reason. It's low-grade aspirations somehow kept me involved. The only thing holding it back from being more along th...

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