Synopsis: The senior partner of an investment brokerage, Jeffrey Desange, has a breakdown due to a financial collapse and kills several co-workers and his estranged wife. He then kidnaps his two young daughters, Victoria 3 and Lilly just 1. He drives his car recklessly through a winding snow covered road. He loses control of his car and drives off an embankment. He finds an abandoned and isolated cabin where he plans to kill his daughters, but the children are saved by a dark ghostly image. After five years of searching and depleting his savings, Jeffrey's twin brother, Lucas, finds the children that were raised without social interaction and claim that they have been raised by 'Mama'. Lucas disputes the custody with the children's Great Aunt but Dr. Dreyfuss, who is working with the girls, helps Lucas get custody of the girls so that he can still have access to them. Lucas, his girlfriend Annabel, Victoria and Lilly move into a house provided by the institute that Dr. Dreyfuss works for. Lucas
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director(s): Andy Muschietti
Production: Universal Pictures
  11 wins & 18 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
100 min


English subtitle by watddefaq


There's one word to describe what's happening,

and that word is... / i

"Panic" / i

And of course this comes with unthinkable

irrational behavior, / i

the crash of 29, 1987 Black Monday

came with tragic suicides and murders, / i

..this collapse is no exception. / i

Just one hour ago.. / i

as the market were opening, 2 partners at CapVA

Holding were shot at the troubled company's headquarters.

Senior partner, Laura Muller,

died on site. / i

An analyst, Albert Bernard,

is in critical condition./ i

Jeffrey Desange, also Senior partner, was in the office

at the time of the shooting and is now gone missing./ i

I'm sorry, we, we gotta go, sweetheart.

Isn't Mommy taking me to school?

Mommy's not feeling well.

Hurry. Put on your glasses. Come on.

Let's go.

Daddy, where're we going?

I don't know.


You're driving too fast.

- Daddy, you're driving too..

- Shut up!

Sorry, excuse me.

- Hey, buddy, you wanna get behind the tape?

- I'm family. I'm Lucas Desange.

You called me. Someone called me.

Detective or something?

- You live here?

- No, my brother lives here.

What's going on?

Where is Jeff?

Are the girls okay?

Where are the girls?

Sir, just hang on, all right?

Just wait here.

Jesus Christ.

..Jeffrey Desange apparently shot 2 of his partners

to death before going on to murder his estranged wife. / i

And kidnapped his two daughters,

age three and one. / i

It's okay. It's okay.

Come on.

Daddy, are we there yet?

My glasses are broken.

- What is it?

- It's okay.


- It's all right, come here.

- There's someone inside.


Come on, come on..

Daddy, there's a woman outside.

She's not touching the floor.

- Why are you crying?

- Because I'm sad, honey.

Why are you sad?

You know, Mom and Dad they..

They tried real hard. But sometimes

they messed things up.

You know Daddy loves you, right?

I can't see.

What's that?

Look honey, there..





Look, Lilly. A cherry.

Burnsie, where are you guys, then?

Well, we're gonna to have a another

look around sector 1-7-12-33.

- That's the mountain road, right?

- Uhuh.

Gas station..

Road to the Paulson Pass..

- This is good.

- Oh, God. I hate to do this.

- Do what?

- The last payment didn't clear.

Well, uh.. I'll check on that.

Don't worry about that. Things go down.

All right. I'll work on that

and get back to you./ i

"Not Pregnant"

Thank you, good bye. / i

Thank you, God.


- That was Burnsie on the phone?

- Yup.

What is his next move?

Is he gonna search sector lousy alpha?

Hey, guess who's not pregnant?

What is wrong with you?

Last payment didn't clear.

- Is there a problem with the bank, or..

- The money's gone.

- I pick B.

- That is the correct answer.

Look, babe..

It's your brother. You wanna spend all

your money, and find them, it's okay with me.

It's cheaper than therapy.

- And so am I.

- What..?

I need to go.

- Burnsie!

- What?

Hey, Burnsie!

Jesus Christ!

- You're gonna call him?

- Just give me a minute.

- But we should call, we said we'd call.

- Ronney, shut up.

Just for one minute.

Here you go, Bird.

Take a whiff of that.


Ah, yes sir. Yes sir. Yes sir.

It's cherry pits.

Hey, Burnsie!

Burnsie, can we call him now?

- They found them.

- You shitting me.

They found the girls. Alive.

Dr. Gerald Dreyfuss. And you

must be Annabel. / I must be.


How are they?

Well, just let me warn you.

This won't be easy.

We're very fortunate, that Victoria was

old enough to retain much of her vocabulary.

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