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The Strange Ones (2017)

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Mysterious events surround two travelers as they make their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface all seems normal, but what appears to be a simple vacation soon gives way to a dark and complex web of secrets.
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Credited cast:
Alex Pettyfer ... Nick
James Freedson-Jackson ... Sam
Emily Althaus ... Kelly
Gene Jones ... Gary
Owen Campbell ... Luke
Tobias Campbell ... Jeremiah
Marin Ireland ... Crystal
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Will Blomker ... Robert
Cindy Cheung ... Sarah's Mother
Allen Fawcett ... Rest Stop Attendant
Dorothea Elena Gloria ... Camper
Betsy Holt ... Diner Waitress
Birgit Huppuch ... Dr. Faller
Sara Kiener Sara Kiener ... Counselor
Melanie Nicholls-King ... Detective Reynolds
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Mysterious events surround two travelers as they make their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface all seems normal, but what appears to be a simple vacation soon gives way to a dark and complex web of secrets.

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Rated R for some disturbing violent images, and brief sexual material | See all certifications »
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Did You Know?

Connections

Remake of The Strange Ones (2011) See more »

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You Are My Darling
Written by Leonard Weisman
Performed by Artie Wilson
Courtesy of CAPP Records Inc. and NOMA Music and Audio Music Publishing
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The Strange Ones: What in the blue hell did I just watch?
26 January 2018 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

The Strange Ones is a strange film, it tells the story of a man and a boy travelling across country and the secrets they hold.

Thing is everything is so vague, pretty much everything is open to interpretation and the whole thing is about as interesting as reading the back of a tin of beans and half as exciting.

All the way through I was thinking to myself that it was building to something, it'll have a payoff but it didn't it really really didn't.

Lifeless, unforgivably dull and with a story that partially makes no sense and partially just isn't very good.

I very rarely give movies a 1/10, it suggests a film is devoid of any redeeming features but that's exactly what we have here. It's been a while since I've watched a movie so deserving!

The Strange Ones is a remake of a short film created by the same people. I can't imagine the short is much better but can confidently say it won't be any worse.

The Good:

Nothing, nada and/or zip

The Bad:

Goes nowhere

Serves no purpose

Uncannily disturbing

Things I Learnt From This Movie:

They'll give awards out for ruddy anything these days

I don't blame the cup for leaving, I'd have too


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5 January 2018 (USA) See more »

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$28,374
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