The Calling

The Calling

DVD - 2014
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A detective in a small Ontario town uncovers a series of killings, while battling personal problems like a predilection for the bottle and excruciating back pain. Micallef has got to catch a serial killer, who targets the old and terminally ill for his 'mercy killing.' But Hazel simply loves her home to much to let a murderous religious zealot run rampant
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]
Characteristics: video file,DVD video
digital,optical,surround,Dolby digital 5.1
1 videodisc (approximately 108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Other Standard Identifier: 043396436107

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shlby69m
Sep 23, 2016

Topher Grace is rarely in bad movies. I liked the suspense, the premise of scripture being used in the murders ( I'm so not Christian) and the characters were not typically boring. Reminded me of Fargo.

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firefly5
Nov 23, 2015

The worst movie I have ever seen with Susan Sarandon, Ellen Burstyn & Donald Sutherland. With actors of their calibre I would have expected more than this movie gave. I gave it a fair chance and only FF near the end because I couldn't stand it any longer. Would not recommend this movie.

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tenet
Nov 18, 2015

Rated 4/10.

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LauraSteinert
Aug 05, 2015

Not an action movie--it is a look at deeply flawed characters who want to do something right. A little predictable, but sort of gives one hope.

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LaurieLR
Jun 13, 2015

This was filmed mostly in Dundas and Hamilton and I got a kick out of seeing the familiar places. Other people commenting here said the movie was slow but I disagree. I'm also happy to see a Canadian film.

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Shahname
Jun 04, 2015

Pretty slow movie. I thought I would fall asleep. Anyway it was a So-So-movie.

7duffy Apr 11, 2015

Entertaining, but a little bit slow. Sarandon was good in her role as the alcoholic, small town police chief.

dxdh0lds123 Mar 02, 2015

Another crazy religious movie, claiming to bring back somebody through some illicit acts of horrendous killings based on some ancient Latin formula, not at all biblical, just entertaining enough.

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hammer59
Oct 17, 2014

Taut thriller involving a mysterious serial killer. Better than average movie.

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