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Beyond the Gates (2016)

Beyond the Gates
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $0Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $16,169 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $27,154 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $43,323
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Seven months after their alcoholic father’s disappearance, estranged brothers Gordon and John Hardesty reunite to liquidate their Dad’s anemic video store. Soon after, they unearth an old VCR board game that acts as an inter-dimensional hub to a nightmare world where their Father’s soul is trapped and can only be saved by playing the game. The film is a horror adventure that pays loving tribute to the VHS format, 1980’s horror movies and board games of the era.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 9th, 2016 (Limited) by IFC Midnight
Video Release: May 2nd, 2017 by IFC Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 83 minutes
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Keywords: 1980s, Missing Person, Video Game, Alternate Reality Game, Hauntings, Dysfunctional Family
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Thunder Warrior Productions, Destroy All Entertainment
Production Countries: United States


   Gordon Hardesty
   John Hardesty
   Margot Jones
Matt Mercer    Derek
Jesse Merlin    Elric
Justin Welborn    Hank
Sara Malakul Lane    Dahlia
Henry LeBlanc    Bob
Pierson Ryan    Ghoul

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Jackson Stewart
Screenwriter    Stephen Scarlata
Producer    Jackson Stewart
Producer    Amanda Mortimer
Producer    Stephen Scarlata
Producer    Barbara Crampton
Producer    Ian Keiser
Producer    Jon Kondelik
Director of Photography    Brian Sowell
Editor    Josh Ethier
Composer    Wojciech Golczewski
Make up    Emily Bright
Special Make-up Effects    Josh Russell
Special Make-up Effects    Sierra Russell
Production Designer    Jenny Messer
Costume Designer    Maria Perry

Home Market Releases for May 2nd, 2017

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The Red Turtle

We are officially in the worst time of year on the home market. The last of the major Awards Season players have already come out, but it is still too early for the Spring hits to be released. The competition from May Sweeps and the start of the Summer Blockbuster Season means there’s not a lot here that’s going to do well in DVD / Blu-ray sales. Ironically, the lack of a major release means there are a lot of smaller releases that are competing for Pick of the Week, many of which would be lost in the crowd during a busier time of year. This includes I Am Not Your Negro, The Salesman, Real Genius, and Seven Days in May. In the end, I went with The Red Turtle on DVD or Blu-ray as the Pick of the Week. In the meanwhile, Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone on Blu-ray gets the Puck of the Week honor, as the “best” Canadian release of the week. I just wish it were coming out in 3D. More...

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La La Land

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