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Orphan
6.7 Rating
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CCH Pounder CCH Pounder
Sister Abigail
Jimmy Bennett Jimmy Bennett
Daniel
Margo Martindale Margo Martindale
Dr. Browning
Karel Roden Karel Roden
Dr. Varava


Written by
David Johnson David Johnson
(screenplay)
Alex Mace Alex Mace
(story)


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Generic, cliché-ridden suspense film

8 years, 3 months ago at Jan 24 11:20
10 votes
"I have a special surprise for you, Mommy!"

In motion pictures, it's a widespread belief that children are the embodiment of pure evil. Perhaps not all kids are the spawn of Satan, but horror filmmakers realise that evil disguised behind the eyes of a seemingly innocent child is an effective way of amplifying the scare factor. Into this genre now steps 2009's Orphan. Instead of bein... read more

Novo Clássico

8 years, 4 months ago at Nov 30 13:12
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2 votes
Sei que 'novo clássico' possa soar estranho, mas em minha concepção o filme realmente consegue esse título. Hoje em dia é tão, mas tão difícil encontrar um filme de terror que você tenha coragem de dar uma nota acima de 7,0 que qualquer outra idéia pode fazer você ovular (haha)
Orfã é um belo filme, a fotografia é ótima e eu realmente achei o 'clima' do filme um ponto meramen... read more

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7 years, 11 months ago at May 7 8:30
1 vote
That's the story of, that's the glory of love..

Brilliant. The subtle horror brought upon by a young girl gave the film an eerie and intense mood all throughout. At first, you wouldn't think that this film is worth tuppence, but as the events progress, each revelation gives you an idea of what the film is about. Frankly, it was one of the best films I've seen which features a child as... read more
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Description: The tragic loss of their unborn child has devastated Kate and John, taking a toll on both their marriage and Kate’s fragile psyche as she is plagued by nightmares and haunted by demons from her past. Struggling to regain some semblance of normalcy in their lives, the couple decides to adopt another child. At the local orphanage, both John and Kate find themselves strangely drawn to a young girl named Esther. Almost as soon as they welcome Esther into their home, however, an alarming series of events begins to unfold, leading Kate to believe that there’s something wrong with Esther-this seemingly angelic little girl is not wh ... (more)
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“Vera Farmiga performed well but the poor performance of Peter Sarsgaard ... disguised the character a lot boring ... we could have seen a greater participation of the hospital in history, Daniel died very early in history could have acted more during the film, helped the mother or detained the psycho girl and last and worst put a child firing a revolver. So much pretense and manipulation in the characters. Movie rating is up to level.” read more

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“Orphan is the best movie EVER!!! Everything in this movie is great! They get what they want you to feel, the horror, the mystery, the suspicion... It keeps you glued to the seat from the beginning to the end!! The movie turns around a secret which is revealed at the end of the movie, that moment leaves you in SHOCK.

I have seen this movie a lot of times and it keeps surprising me!! Orphan is the most shocking movie I've ever seen!!” read more

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