True-crime writer Ellison Oswalt moves himself and his family into a house where an horrific crime took place earlier, but his family doesn't know. He is trying to find out more about the crime so he can write a new book about it to help his flailing career. He uses some "snuff" film footage he finds in the house to help in his research, but he soon finds more than he bargained for. There is a figure in each of the films, but who or what is it? As a result, his family start to suffer (as does he), and things take a turn for the worse. Will they survive?

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Sinister (2012)

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Horror/Mystery · 1h 45m · 10/12/2012

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Once you see him, nothing can save you.

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True-crime writer Ellison Oswalt moves himself and his family into a house where an horrific crime took place earlier, but his family doesn't know. He is trying to find out more about the crime so he can write a new book about it to help his flailing career. He uses some "snuff" film footage he finds in the house to help in his research, but he soon finds more than he bargained for. There is a figure in each of the films, but who or what is it? As a result, his family start to suffer (as does he), and things take a turn for the worse. Will they survive?

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Status

Released

Languages

English, Portuguese, French

Countries

United States, United Kingdom

Production Companies

Alliance Films, IM Global, Blumhouse Productions, Automatik Entertainment, Possessed Pictures

Budget

$3,000,000

Revenue

$87,727,807
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Cast
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Janet Zappala

Reporter
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Ethan Haberfield

Pool Party Boy
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Nicholas King

Bughuul / Mr. Boogie (as Nick King)
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Fred Dalton Thompson

Sheriff
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Cameron Ocasio

BBQ Boy
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Michael Hall D'Addario

Trevor
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James Ransone

Deputy
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Lorraine Aceves

BBQ Mom
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Clare Foley

Ashley
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Blake Mizrahi

Sleepy Time Boy
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Ethan Hawke

Ellison Oswalt
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Juliet Rylance

Tracy
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Danielle Kotch

Lawn Girl
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Victoria Leigh

Stephanie
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Rob Riley

E.M.T.
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Tavis Smiley

Anchor
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Vincent D'Onofrio

Professor Jonas (uncredited)
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Rachel Konstantin

Mrs. Stevenson (uncredited)
Crew
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C. Robert Cargill

Writer
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Scott Derrickson

Writer
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Scott Derrickson

Director
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(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

2/19/2013

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(DVD)

5/3/2011

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2/19/2013

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2/19/2013

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9/9/2014

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Sinister

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2/19/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

Sinister

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2/19/2013

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Sinister

(DVD)

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