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Shut In (2016)

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A heart-pounding thriller about a widowed child psychologist who lives an isolated existence in rural New England. Caught in a deadly winter storm, she must find a way to rescue a young boy before he disappears forever.

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Mary
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Dr. Wilson
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Stephen
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Tom
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Lucy
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Aaron
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Doug
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Grace
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Joan
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Sheriff
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Richard
Anton Chevrier ...
Stephen 5 years old
Thomas Macedo ...
Stephen 9 years old
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A heart-pounding thriller about a widowed child psychologist who lives an isolated existence in rural New England. Caught in a deadly winter storm, she must find a way to rescue a young boy before he disappears forever.

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Don't believe everything you see See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for terror and some violence/bloody images, nudity, thematic elements and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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11 November 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Presencia siniestra  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,700,000 (USA) (11 November 2016)

Gross:

$6,883,951 (USA) (23 December 2016)
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The ending was reshot. [Variety] See more »

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Dr. Wilson calls the police while driving to Mary's (the protagonist) home. Even though it shown to have taken him several hours to get there, the police are not only nowhere in sight, they haven't even been to her house. Despite this, the doctor doesn't attempt to call them again. See more »

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[first lines]
Doug: Hey. It's going to be okay.
Richard: Just tell me we're doing the right thing.
Doug: No, sweetheart, I know you want to fix this. It's what you do. But we've tried. All right? We've been trying and look where it's gotten us.
[looking over at their son waiting in the car]
Doug: And I think the space is gonna be good for him. For all of us. Besides, it's a good school. He'll be home by the end of the summer.
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: 2016 Movie Catch-up (2016) See more »

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"Shut In" is so weak movie!
22 March 2017 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

It's a psychological thriller film with scary moments and some jump scares in dream sequences. I'm not sure what good thing I'll say about this movie, but the story is really, really weak. No memorable quotes, weak twist and acting. It seems like they tried hard to make a movie like Orphan (2009) which is a strong psychological thriller. It's just a thriller without the thrill.

4/10.


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