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Dumb...just dumb. Plot holes galore *Spoilers*


This movie was a huge waste of time. Here are my complaints:

*Maggie doesn't tell the parents anything about Anna? Blonde, Height anything so they would know who she was?
*Parents go out to dinner knowing they have a replacement sitter and drink too much so they can't drive home? Give me a break...
*Way to secure that gun Dad. Good God!
*When power goes out in a house, the landline still works. Why didn't Jacob call his Mother from the house phone?
*When Jacob gets out of the house, why doesn't he run to a neighbors house to have them call the police THEN go back to the house with someone?
*Howie's Mother is so irresponsible that when her neighbors son says something's wrong with the babysitter, she does nothing but hang up the phone.

Ok I can go on and on but this was just a dumb movie and I am a HUGE fan of the horror/suspense genre. The writing was awful, the acting was so-so but the takeaway from this movie is....don't Fu...errr Mess with an 11 year old boy.

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Agree completely. Terrible flick that wasn't suspenseful or scary.

Along with your points, why would the father keep a sex tape of an affair in a lock box in his closet? Is he looking for it to be found? Why did Emelie's husband/lover cause a major accident instead of just a fender bender? Additionally, why didn't he wear his seat belt? Seems pretty clear that he didn't as he was ejected from his car.

I thought the children's acting was pretty good, but other than that just a bad film.

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It wasn't an affair. It was a sex tape of him and his wife

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It wasn't an affair. It was a sex tape of him and his wife

According to the subtitle file:

00:38:46,589 --> 00:38:49,359
Christopher: It's Mommy.
Sally: That's not Mommy.

It was a deliberate decision to have 9 year old Sally correct her 4 year old brother in order to establish who was more likely to be accurate.

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When sally said, "that's not Mommy" she wasn't looking at screen yet. I took her to say "that's not Mommy" meaning Mommy wouldn't be in a movie that ain't her... Then when she looked her face looked mortified.

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I just took a look at that scene to focus on her eyes instead of just her voice. I stand corrected. Now I think it was mommy. Thanks.

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