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Freaks (2018)

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A bold girl discovers a bizarre, threatening, and mysterious new world beyond her front door after she escapes her father's protective and paranoid control.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Emile Hirsch ... Dad
Bruce Dern ... Grandpa
Grace Park ... Agent Ray
Amanda Crew ... Mom
Lexy Kolker ... Chloe
Ava Telek ... Harper Reed
Michelle Harrison ... Nancy Reed
Matty Finochio ... Steven Reed
Aleks Paunovic ... Robert Kraigen
RJ Fetherstonhaugh ... Police Officer (as R.J. Fetherstonhaugh)
Kwesi Ameyaw ... News Host
Ryan Beil Ryan Beil ... Leo the Cook
Reese Alexander ... ADF Agent
Dakota Daulby ... Executioner
Lee Shorten ... Security Chief
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A seven-year-old girl, Chloe, who lives with her father, was told that the outside world was dangerous and was spending lonely days in her house. One day, she left the house while her father was asleep, and she was approached by an old man in an ice cream truck standing in front of her house. The old man, who is Chloe's grandfather, tells him about the fact that Chloe's mother is alive and the mysterious power he has. Chloe, who was scolded by her father for going out, awakened her special ability by raising her emotions. The ability was a very dangerous thing to manipulate a person's mind. Chloe works with a grandfather and a father with different abilities to rescue a detained mother. Written by Linda Jenkinson

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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Emile Hirsch and Bruce Dern later worked together in Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood. See more »

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Finally got to see this
29 November 2019 | by Mfbarry-90-773507See all my reviews

Been waiting awhile to watch this take on "what if mutants (X-men) started popping up in the real world?" Suspenceful script, taut direction and an excellent cast elevate this fine indie flick. Bruce Dern and Emile Hirsch star in this sci-fi thriller and with those two you know the movie is off to a good start. The claustrophobic atmosphere and smart script literally kept me on the edge of my seat for much of the picture. Really enjoyed it, well done.


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Release Date:

13 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$161,543, 15 September 2019

Gross USA:

$276,591

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$357,368
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