Sam Rami and Ole Bornedal make a great team...

By Iniswitch
Written September 03, 2012
I am not familiar with Ole Bornedal, but I am going to check out more of his stuff. Great story telling, great style, mood and of course the Rami timing! Just when you least expect it - BAM! Good scary movie, not gory or gratuitous, just jarring, jump-out-of-your-seat scares. And knowing it's based on an actual occurrence.... well, that just makes it that much better. Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Natasha Calis are wonderful and have that great chemistry that's needed for a film like this. Kyra Sedgwick, well, what's there to say, she's great, always. I only say 'GO' because this subject matter isn't for everyone. I thought it was really good and think I might see it one more time!
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For a good laugh more than a good scare

By time_out21
Written July 23, 2014
Purchased tickets for Girl's Night Out as my eldest now 17 wanted to see it as a part of her birthday weekend. She said that The Possession was a good movie, but she, her friends and the movie audience laughed through most it as more funny than scary.
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Very well made BUT

By haole_boi69
Written August 23, 2014
The movie was very well made and thought out. HOWEVER, if you've seen one "possession/exrocism" movie, you've seen them all. Basically, if I had never seen any other movie in the genre, and watched this one first, I'd give it a 5/5. But with the over saturation of demonic possessions in the movies, it just feels like watching an unofficial sequal of the exorcist.
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By Meltyham
Written September 01, 2012
Honestly the movie was better than I expected. Had just enough jump scences and creepish parts. Acting was good as well. I will definatley buy it when it comes out.
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Solid Scary Movie

By NYCFilmster
Written August 02, 2014
No new territory covered here, but director Ole Bournedal commits to his mission and delivers some good creeps with a decent amount of style. Handsomely mounted and effective.
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