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When the Bough Breaks (2016)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Horror | 9 September 2016 (USA)
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A surrogate mom for a couple becomes dangerously obsessed with the soon-to-be father.

Director:

Jon Cassar

Writers:

Jack Olsen (screenplay), Jack Olsen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Morris Chestnut ... John Taylor
Regina Hall ... Laura Taylor
Romany Malco ... Todd Decker
Michael Kenneth Williams ... Roland White (as Michael K. Williams)
Glenn Morshower ... Martin Cooper
Theo Rossi ... Mike Mitchell
Jaz Sinclair ... Anna Walsh
GiGi Erneta ... Dr. Grace Park
Tom Nowicki ... Peter Kaye
Denise Gossett ... Carol
Janee Michelle Janee Michelle ... John's Mother
Carrie Lazar ... Yoga Instructor
Ariadne Joseph ... Nurse
Matthew M. Mitchell Matthew M. Mitchell ... Security Guard (as Matt Mitchell)
Maurice Johnson ... Security Guard
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Storyline

John and Laura Taylor (Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall) are a young, professional couple who desperately want a baby. After exhausting all other options, they finally hire Anna (Jaz Sinclair), the perfect woman to be their surrogate - but as she gets further along in her pregnancy, so too does her psychotic and dangerous fixation on the husband. The couple becomes caught up in Anna's deadly game and must fight to regain control of their future before it's too late. Written by Sony Pictures

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, sexuality/partial nudity, thematic elements, some disturbing images, and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

When the Bough Breaks See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,202,323, 11 September 2016

Gross USA:

$29,703,843
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Morris Chestnut and Glenn Morshower both starred in 24 (2001). See more »

Quotes

Mike Mitchell: You're into him.
[Mike moves to sit next to Anna, whispering in her ear]
Mike Mitchell: What do you think is going to happen? Hmm? You'll end up happily ever after with him in that big house? He doesn't care about you.
[Mike roughly grabs Anna's hair]
Mike Mitchell: You are like a cow to him.
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Featured in Hollywood Express: Episode #14.34 (2016) See more »

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Real Love
Written by Jasmine Ash and Dave Gulick
Performed by Sunsun
Courtesy of Platform Music Group
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Ignore the low rates,this movie is excellent.
19 September 2016 | by himes-38118See all my reviews

Young, professional and successful, John and Laura (Regina Hall) Taylor desperately want to have a baby, but are unable to conceive.

After exhausting all other options, the couple hire Anna, a beautiful young woman who agrees to become a surrogate mother for the Taylors.

Everything seems fine until Anna starts to develop a dangerous fixation with John as the pregnancy moves further along. The Taylors now find themselves playing a deadly game with a psychopath who holds the key to their future.

I advise you to ignore the low rates and watch this excellent movie.

I guarantee you are gonna enjoy watching this interesting movie from the beginning till the end.


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