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Split (2016)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller | 20 January 2017 (USA)
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Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.

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Five-Year-Old Casey (as Izzie Leigh Coffey)
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Vince, Security Guard
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When three girls are kidnapped by a man with 23 different personalities, they have to work out which of those personalities will help them escape and which of those personalities will try to stop them. Written by jjmcmanusnbalshiite

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Kevin has 23 distinct personalities. The 24th is about to be unleashed.

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic content and behavior, violence and some language | See all certifications »

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20 January 2017 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€1,900,000 (Italy) (30 January 2017)

Gross:

$138,141,585 (USA)
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Trivia

Haley Lu Richardson (Claire) and Jessica Sula (Marcia) had previously worked together on Recovery Road (2016). See more »

Goofs

The Dr. Fletcher character is said to be a psychiatrist, which would mean she has a medical degree, not just a master's in counseling. A person with a masters degree is not referred to as Dr. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Claire Benoit: [about Casey standing over in the corner] That's what happens when you do a mercy invite.
Mr. Benoit: I believed you wanted to invite everyone.
Claire Benoit: Dad, I can't invite everyone in my art class except for one person without social networking evidence inflicting more pain on that person than was intended. And I'm not a monster.
Mr. Benoit: I'm proud of you. I think.
Claire Benoit: She gets detention a lot and she yells at teachers sometimes. There was that rumor that went around that she just kept running away from home.
Marcia: Um, ...
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are shown in 24 frames in the background of the scrolling credits to simulate the 24 different personalities that Kevin has in the movie. See more »

Connections

References Vertigo (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Day You Left Me in September
Written by Slam Allen (as Harrison Allen Jr.)
Performed by Slam Allen
Courtesy of LoveCat Music
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It maybe gets a bit too fantastical, but it's still an awesome thriller
22 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

I was surprised to see that this movie was released last year (as I'm writing this) and I didn't heard about it, taking in consideration how promising the plot is.

Split is about three girls get kidnapped by a man with dissociative identity disorder (DID) that has 23 personalities. I have to say that this movie does not represent what DID really is and how people who struggle with it are, mainly because this movie gets a bit too fantastical sometimes. It doesn't try to be strictly realistic though, so it's an awesome thriller anyway.

The movie gives you chills since the very start with an awesome acting by James McAvoy and some seriously good still scenes. The overall scenes make you have a weird feeling, something it succeeds to transfer to the viewer that you probably won't be able to describe. That makes this thriller stand out in a good way.

Maybe Split makes a unrealistic representation of dissociative identity disorder, and that can be a big turnoff, but this is a great movie nonetheless.


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