Synopsis: Set in the 1980s, an estranged family hires a cult deprogrammer to take back their teenage son from a murderous cult, but find themselves under siege when the cultists surround their cabin, demanding the boy back.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director(s): Kevin Greutert
Production: Shout! Factory Films
Rotten Tomatoes:
85 min

And they've done

- a pretty good job on him.

- I don't even know who

that is up there.

That's not my son.

- It's some kind of animal.

- We've talked about this, okay?

He doesn't seem like himself,

but it is Justin up there.

Keep reminding yourself.

That is your son.

That's your brother.

Your boyfriend.

There's a lot I can do

to try and bring him back.

But I can't if you give up

on him.

He needs to know

that you still love him.

And you're going to accept him.

Once he let's go

all this bullshit

that monster put into his head.

It's not an easy task.

I'm gonna ask you to do some

of the hardest things

you've ever done

in your whole life.

And when I ask you to,

you're gonna do them.

No questions.

We need to reach inside

find Justin and bring him back.

And I can't do that without you.

Is that understood?



I gotta get back upstairs.

You guys just try and relax

for a while.

I'll let you know

when I need you.

- Well, I need a cigarette.

- When did you start smoking?

Right around the time you left.


Normal folks, they...

They don't understand do they?

Freedom. Power.

They're just stuck in there.

Your world, a nine to five job,

dealing with mortgages

and bills.

While you're just a kid.

Everybody's telling you don't

do this, don't do that, right?

Your new family.

They don't use that word don't,

do they?

It's not in their vocabulary.

They don't punish indulgence.

They applaud it.

Must be something.

You're gonna do

whatever you want.

Whenever you want.

Sin without consequence.

Took a hell of a time

getting your brother off you.

I don't think

he likes me very much.

Seems to be hiding

something to me. I don't know.

I have a brother like Campbell.

When we were growing up

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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