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

I hated him, man.

I mean he was such a prick.

Always beating

the hell outta me.

I joined the marines

so one day I could take him on.

Give him a little payback,

you know?

Because I think

there are two kinds of brothers.

There are the ones

that back you up in a fight.

And then there are the ones

that throw you to the wolves

as they sit back,

laugh and point at you

while you're eating shit.

I bet I know

which kind Campbell is.


Do you have another one

of those?


Where's the baby?

Your mom's watching her for me.

Guess you're okay with her doing

that with a drink in her hand.

Why won't you lay off of her?

She just watched her son turn

into a complete lunatic.



He went and got himself

completely fucked up

in the head.

Yeah, mom and dad are insane

if they think g.I. Joe's

gonna pull him outta it.

'Cause that guy

- is a fucking asshole.

- We have to try.

- Okay, Zoey needs her father.

- Face it, Sam.

Justin is never going

to be dad material

even if this bullshit

actually works.

You have no idea how hard it is.

I had to drop out of school

to have Zoey.

We all want him back.

He used to love coming

to this place when we were kids.

As soon as we got here

every summer, he'd go off

into the woods on his own.

And we'd think he was lost.

Mom would panic.

But then we would find him

under a tree somewhere

playing weirdo games

with pine cones

and animals bones and shit.

Yeah that sounds like Justin.

There was an owl

that lived in this tree.

I would tell Justin that it was

the devil watching him

that if he didn't do everything

I told him it would kill him

in his sleep.

I thought it would scare

the shit out of him,

but he got a sleeping bag

and he spent the whole night

right here.

Just to prove me wrong.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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