- 1h 43min
- Directed by: James Wan
- Written by: Leigh Whannell
- Cast: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Barbara Hershey, Lin Shaye, Andrew Astor, Leigh Whannell
Writer director team Leigh Whanell and Wan (who launched Saw on the world) return with a creepy ghost story as a young family (Wilson and Byrne) learn: 'It's not the house that is haunted. It's your son.' An obvious homage to Poltergeist that delivers a solid dose of horror before exploding into a wild ride of demons, phantoms and phantasms.
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Reviews & features
Top 5 modern ghost stories10 Sep 2013
As Insidious: Chapter 2 hits cinemas, we consider our favourite supernatural chillers
Ring (1998) Arguably the film that started off the current vogue for ghost stories, the Japanese Ringu was also responsible for the wave of J-horror that followed (which included Dark Water, The Grudge and a slew of sequels and American remakes). The…
Insidious - Leigh Whannell and James Wan interview26 Apr 2011
Terrifying new ghost story Insidious from horror duo behind Saw
They gave the world Saw, followed it up with Dead Silence and now writer director team Leigh Whannell and James Wan are back with the terrifying ghost story that is Insidious. So what is Insidious about? Leigh Whannell: The film is our version of…
Insidious15 Apr 2011
New horror from the creative team behind Saw, succeeds in getting under your skin
(15) 102 min There’s a real art in making a good scary movie – a film that sends shivers down your spine – and Insidious gets it just right. Well, almost. Perhaps not something you’d expect from the writer director team of Leigh Whanell and James Wan…
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