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A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.

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A gripping story of a family in search of help for their son, Dalton, who fell into a coma after a mysterious incident in the attic. Little do they know that there is much more to this endless sleep than meets the eye as they explore the paranormal, and rediscover the past; the key to getting their son back once and for all. Written by David Murray Arthur

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material, violence, terror and frightening images, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)

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$13,271,464 (USA) (3 April 2011)

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$54,009,150 (USA) (8 September 2011)
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Trivia

Barbara Hershey's name would later be mentioned in the future movie Spy 5 years later (the film which also starts Rose Byrne. See more »

Goofs

When Josh and Dalton are swarmed by people in the Further and the electricity of the house begins to go out in the living world, we hear the bulbs shatter. However, some of the lights that go out are clearly candles or other non-glass things yet we still hear the sound effect for them. See more »

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[first lines]
Dalton Lambert: Mom?
Renai Lambert: Hey, sweetie. What are you doing up? Come here.
Dalton Lambert: I don't like my room.
Renai Lambert: No? That's okay. You know, you're still getting used to it. I can't sleep either.
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Tiptoe Through the Tulips
Written by Joseph A. Burke (as Josephn Burke) and Al Dubin
Performed by Tiny Tim
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Scary, thrilling in the 21st century?! Come on...
25 January 2013 | by (Estonia/Tallinn) – See all my reviews

Distant voices/noises/whizzes, flashing lights, music from the past, ghost busting and exorcism?! Those who think the above mentioned are hair-raising should have their mind/nerves checked and cured. It would be another story in case of a wrongdoer, a criminal, or an alien, a vampire - at least. In the era of digital effects, ghosts and devils may be catchy to watch, but, in fact, they are unable to terminate someone's life. That is why I prefer physical evil as - in the event of well written and directed movies - it is hard to predict the course of events and ending (e.g., Se7en, Silence of the Lambs).

The cast is also just above average, nothing special. The ending has a twist, but, nevertheless, I cannot comprehend the movie's popularity and I can hardly recommend this movie to anyone I know. If you must see a similar movie, then pick The Others or Rosemary's Baby.


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