Eli Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 34960

Average Rating: 1.8/4

# of Ratings: 5

Theatrical Release Date: 10/18/2019

Language: English

Genre: Horror

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Ciarán Foy

Actors: Kelly Reilly, Max Martini, Sadie Sink, Charlie Shotwell, Lili Taylor, Parker Lovein

Plot: A young boy going through treatment for an auto-immune disease discovers his temporary home isn't nearly as safe as he thinks. -- Chris Kavan

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 12/12/2019

One of those films that originally had a theatrical release but, due to whatever issues, was pushed to Netflix instead. As a horror film, it serves up an interesting late-game twist that takes it from ghost story to something quite different. Yet, save for said twist, the movie is somewhat dull - and Stranger Things firecracker Sadie Sink should have been given more to do. That being said, for a horror fix, it's not the worst you could find.

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A ghost-story? Wait for the denouement.

ikkegoemikke - wrote on 10/29/2019

Do you know what happened to the boy who asked too many questions?
He got answers?

“Eli” is a horror you can watch on Netflix and it’s not bad at all. But it takes a long time before the conclusion in the story surprises you completely. The introductory part reminded me a bit of “Midnight Special“. A very young boy whose daily life is limited to a plastic-insulated room and who can’t leave the house without wearing a weird looking sort of spacesuit. Apparently Eli (Charlie Shotwell) developed an autoimmune disease at a later age and exposure to outside air and sunlight is life-threatening to him. Together with his parents, Rose (Kelly “10X10” Reilly) and Paul (Max “Spectral” Martini), he’s on his way to the only rescue that remains for him. A completely …

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