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The Orphanage

The Orphanage

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Average of 438 ratings: 3.4 Stars

2007 M Content may disturb.

The Orphanage centers on a Laura (Belén Rueda) who purchases her beloved childhood orphanage with dreams of restoring and reopening the long abandoned facility as a place for disabled children. Once there, Laura discovers that the new environment awakens her sons imagination, but the ongoing fantasy games he plays with an invisible friend quickly turn into something more disturbing. Upon seeing her family increasingly threatened by the strange occurrences in the house, Laura looks to a group of parapsychologists for help in unraveling the mystery that has taken over the place.

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Duration
105 minutes

DVD details

Screen Format
2.35:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
Zone
4
Subtitles
English
Audio
Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 & 2.0

15 Member Reviews Write a review

3 by kaikiwis

not at all scary but interesting enough watch. simon is so cute!.. i would only recommend if u like subtitled movies.

3.5 by movieholic

Very good movie. Slow and scattered beginning, appearing badly acted, but all comes together in the end - proving to be a big story line, which is on hindsight well acted.

3.5 by Ganny01

A visually stunning, above average horror film which kept my interest until the end credits.

3 by beetles

I can't say I really ENJOYED this film - but it was equal parts beautiful, terrible, heart-rending and bone-chilling. Definitely an experience. I can see the comparison to Pan's Labyrinth, not in genre... Read more

4 by qofd

This was an excellent, creepy and suspense filled movie with many twists and turns. Highly recommend.

5 by Explogan

An excellent, original thriller. It manages to be chilling and plays with tension without resorting to cheap scares. Brilliant ending, well acted and certainly affecting if you're completed invested in the film.

1 by Iamthelizardqueen.

Terrible! Shamelessly mines every stupid cliché known to man in a twee, garbled, manipulative stew of non-terror & complete boredom. The unintentional laughs do not ease the pain, trust me! Look at the cover- I should have known better.

4 by Aihekotiro

i loved this movie, a good horror, it was subtitled but it was still a great movie, awesome acting, highly recommended for viewing, happy, sad and scary ... watch it and see!

4 by Bolle

Cool, creepy horror with original ending. I liked this movie because it has a good plot and is a mystery as well as unsettling you with old-fashioned ghost story techniques.

4 by kai4uboi

awesome movie..even though it was subtitled it didnt bother me....creepy ending...