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



It's you!

Where have you been?

We've been so worried about you.


You okay?

What did you do?

What did you do?

What did you do?

What did you do?

Zoey, hey.

What are you fussing about, huh?


How can such a little baby

make so much of noise huh?


Hey, it's okay.

Is there any sign of him?


He should be here by now.

Sure everything's fine.

Mom, why don't you just...

Sit down and relax.

They should've been here by now.

- Looks like someone wants Nana.

- Ohh.

Oh, god.

Look at you.

Look at you. Yeah.

Everybody likes you.

Ah, don't bother.

Reception up here is for shit.

Daddy's coming home soon.

I'm sorry, can I have her back?

I know I'm crazy.

Oh, no. You're a mom.

There you go.

- What's wrong?

- It's the tire.

What the f*ck!

Get on the fucking ground now.


- What is this?

- Get on the fucking ground now.

On your stomach!

Get up. Come on. Get up.

You good?

It's time.

Hey, Campbell give us

a hand here will you.

- What happened to you?

- It's nothing.

Let's get him inside.

You grab his legs, okay.

Let's get him upstairs.

Mom, come on, let's go!

Ahh, okay.

Okay, right.

Alright, get the jacket off.


What the hell!


Tie him up.

- Mom.

- Hey.

Yes, it's me Justin.

I'm here baby.

I'm here, it's me.

Easy, Kathy.

Cam, what are you doing?

It's gonna be okay, Justin.

- What is this shit?

- -Justin.


- He's gonna break it.

- Take it easy, okay.

I'm sorry. The ropes

are a necessity right now.

- I'm sorry.

- Who the hell are you?

My name is Jimmy.

I'm here to help you.

We're all here to help you.

You should all think

about helping yourselves.

- Justin.

- My name is not Justin!

Your name's not Justin.

Alright. It's my mistake.

- You untie me now.

- You're not getting out

of that chair until you start

making some sense.

Calm down.


- Calm down, Justin!

- I'm not Justin!

You're not Justin?

Your family told me

- your name was Justin.

- They're not my family.

Well, I'm pretty sure

that's your father, Andrew.

This is your mother, Kathy.

Your brother, Campbell.

And your girlfriend, Samantha.

And this is your baby.

- Thanatos

- excuse me.

- Thanatos.

- Thanatos? Is that your name?


So, who named you that because

it wasn't your parents?


My real family.

Listen to me Justin. Your family

is very concerned about you.

They wanna talk to Justin.

What's going on, Justin?

Talk to me.

We were just talking here.

Come on man.

Open your eyes.


Look at these pigs.

Lined up for slaughter.

You greased hogs.

- Waiting for the knife.

- No.

Untie me now.

Or I will watch you suffer

and bleed.

Bleed out

like the fucking pigs you are!

I will bathe your blood

the whole fucking lot of you!

That's enough.

My son would never

talk to me like that.

- Here, piggy, piggy, piggy.

- You little piece of shit!

Get off of him!

Come get me, Campbell.

When was the last time

you ever protected anybody, huh?

Your window of opportunity

is closing piggies.

Untie me now or suffer the...

Why are you looking

at her like that?

This is your little girl.

Our little girl.

What the hell is wrong with you?

That's it! Everybody out.

Out! Out! Outta the room.

Jesus Christ,

Campbell. You gotta calm down.

F*ck off!

Look, I know what you're

going through.

- I've been there.

- Yeah, the hell you have.

Look, we got your brother

back alive. Alright?

So that's a start.

- Sorry about that.

- That's alright.

Let's focus on Justin now, okay?

What have they done to him?

That's not my boy.

They brain washed him.

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