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The Covenant (2006)

Four young men who belong to a New England supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Meanwhile, jealousy and suspicion threaten to tear them apart.

Director:

Renny Harlin

Writer:

J.S. Cardone
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Strait ... Caleb Danvers
Laura Ramsey ... Sarah Wenham
Sebastian Stan ... Chase Collins
Taylor Kitsch ... Pogue Parry
Chace Crawford ... Tyler Simms
Toby Hemingway ... Reid Garwin
Jessica Lucas ... Kate Tunney
Kyle Schmid ... Aaron Abbot
Wendy Crewson ... Evelyn Danvers
Stephen McHattie ... James Danvers
Kenneth Welsh ... Provost Higgins
Christian Baril Christian Baril ... Dead Teenage Boy
Basia Jasinski Basia Jasinski ... Waitress Nicky's Bar (as Barbara Basia-Jasinski)
Rob Burns Rob Burns ... Mr. Pennyworth
Robert Crooks ... Ryan Bael
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Storyline

Four best friends, young warlocks of the same coven who all share a same secret: a magic powers, suddenly have to protect themselves from a stranger-another warlock just like them who has come to town to destroy their coven after a 300 years old hate...

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Only the power of hell can help them. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images, sexual content, partial nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Covenan+ See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,852,458, 10 September 2006

Gross USA:

$23,380,495

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,597,471
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Sebastian Stan (Chase) and Toby Hemingway (Reid) both star in the movie Black Swan (2010). See more »

Goofs

When the doctor is talking about what is wrong with Kate, he says "It's like she was bitten by hundreds of insects, like spiders." Spiders aren't insects and a medical doctor should know that. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Reid Garwin: What's up, fellas?
Tyler Sims: Where were you? I stopped by to give you a lift.
Reid Garwin: Had things to do. How's the party?
Pogue Parry: Don't know. Just got here.
Reid Garwin: Well, hell, boys.
[eyes go black]
Reid Garwin: Let's drop in.
[jumps off a cliff]
Tyler Sims: Shit, yeah!
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The opening Production Company; Screen Gems Inc. shows the logo on fire See more »

Connections

Featured in Needs More Gay: The Covenant Needs More Gay (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

The Death and Resurrection Show
Written by Jaz Coleman (as Jeremy Coleman), Kevin W. Walker, Martin Glover, Andy Gill
Performed by Killing Joke
Courtesy of Zuma Records
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Would've been better as a TV show
11 April 2008 | by PinkMascaraSee all my reviews

The more I watch this film, the more I like it, but the more frustrated I get at the fact that they tried to put such a complex plot into a 90-minute film.

The way the film was marketed, I thought that the four brothers of Ipswich were the protagonists, but when I watched it I found that they weren't - Caleb was. I didn't have a problem with this, but when you watch a film, expecting it to be about four warlocks an it ends up being about the classic, good vs. evil with the pursuit of a hot girl as the subplot, it can disappoint you.

The film had a lot of potential, but because of the way it was told it lacked what it needed to turn it into a great film, or even a great cult film.


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