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Abattoir (2016)

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An investigative reporter teams up with a police officer to solve the mystery of why a seemingly good man murdered her sister's family.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Lowndes ... Julia Talben
Joe Anderson ... Declan Grady
Dayton Callie ... Jebediah Crone
Lin Shaye ... Allie
John McConnell ... McDermott (as John 'Spud' McConnell)
Bryan Batt ... Chester
Michael Paré ... Richard Renshaw
J. LaRose ... Kyle (as J. Larose)
Jackie Tuttle Jackie Tuttle ... Amanda
Jay Huguley ... Felix
Aiden Flowers ... Charlie
Carol Sutton ... Muriel
Josh Berger ... Clayton
Terence Rosemore ... Guard
Thomas Francis Murphy ... Owner #1
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Storyline

An investigative reporter works to solve the mystery behind a mysterious man who has been buying houses where tragedies have occurred. Set in a world where it always feels like night, even in daylight hours, real estate reporter Julia Talben's life is turned upside down when her family is brutally murdered. It is believed to be an open and close case, but Julia quickly realizes there is much more to this story when she returns to the crime scene to find the murder room deconstructed and physically removed from her sister's home. This ignites an investigative pursuit that eventually leads her and ex-lover Detective Declan Grady to the town of New English where they find the enigmatic Jebediah Crone and the Abattoir - a monstrous house stitched together with unending rooms of death and the damned. Julia comes to realize that her sister's soul is trapped inside, but the Abattoir isn't just a house - it's a door to something more evil than anyone could have ever imagined. Julia and Grady ... Written by Momentum Pictures

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Rated R for bloody horror violence, and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Abattoir, Recolector de pecados See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$663,460
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jessica Lowndes and Dayton Callie previously starred together in The Devil's Carnival (2012). See more »

Goofs

When Julia first gets the knife from the chair, it has a chrome-like finish and a plain spine. Just after passing the spectres that jump from the balcony, it changes to a knife with a matte edge and a saw on the spine. The knife then changes back to its original style afterward. See more »

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appreciate the attempt but fails at a basic level
29 July 2017 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Newspaper reporter Julia Talben (Jessica Lowndes) is tired of doing stale real estate stories. Her sister Amanda's entire family is massacred. Julia and police detective Declan Grady find a blood-drenched Richard Renshaw inside the house. Renshaw surrenders but Julia finds no easy answers. Somebody quickly buys the house and the crime scene is mysteriously ripped out. It's one of many murder rooms collected over the years by Jebediah Crone (Dayton Callie).

This is trying very hard to be a brutal noir. Any bright joy is stripped out of the frame. Even daylight looks bleak. While I appreciate the attempt, it is not all together successful. It struggles visually with the lower budget and weak directing. The intentional lifelessness leaves the movie lifeless. It looks more cheap than stylized. As a horror, there is nothing to be had until the last part with the rooms. Simple jump scares are beyond this movie. Crone doesn't even appear for the first half. This fails on a very basic level.


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