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The Calling (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $0Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $149,236 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $149,236
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Inspector Hazel Micallef, a police detective living with her mother Emily in the small rural Ontario town of Fort Dundas, has her normally quiet routine interrupted when she is called to check in on elderly woman Delia Chandler and instead finds Chandler gruesomely murdered with her face moulded into an apparent open-mouthed scream. Informed by the local coroner that shaping the face would have required the killer to hold it in position for at least an hour post-mortem, Micallef begins to consider that she is dealing with more than a simple killing.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 29th, 2014 (Limited) by Vertical Entertainment
Video Release: September 23rd, 2014 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for violent content, disturbing images and some language.
(Rating bulletin 2320, 4/30/2014)
Running Time: 108 minutes
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Keywords: Religious, Serial Killer, Police Procedural, Life in a Small Town, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Manis Films, Breaking Ball Films
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Hazel Micallef
   Ray Green
   Ben Wingate

Supporting Cast

Ellen Burstyn    Emily Micallef
Donald Sutherland    Father Price
Christopher Heyerdahl    Simon
Amanda Brugel    Office Vongarner
Kristin Booth    Grace Batten
Katy Breier    Melanie Cartright
Jane Moffat    Jane Buck
Ella Ballentine    Rose Batten

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Production and Technical Credits

Scott Abramovitch    Screenwriter
Scott Abramovitch    Producer
Lonny Dubrofsky    Producer
Randy Manis    Producer
Jonathan Bronfman    Executive Producer
Christine Vachon    Executive Producer
Oleg M. Savytski*    Production Designer
Aaron Marshall    Editor
Grayson Matthews    Composer
David Robert Jones    Director of Photography

These Limited Releases are Cursed

August 29th, 2014

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It's not a great week for limited releases as there are only two films earning overwhelmingly positive reviews: The Congress and Starred Up. Both of those films are playing on Video on Demand as well, so their box office numbers are likely going to be weaker than their Tomatometer Scores. Cantinflas does have an outside shot at tenth place, so at least there's some good news as far as limited releases are concerned. Swearnet: The Movie might turn out to be the biggest hit of the weekend north of the border, but it doesn't open in the States till next month. More...

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