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The Curse of La Llorona (2019)

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Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her own small kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Cardellini ... Anna Tate-Garcia
Roman Christou ... Chris
Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen ... Samantha
Raymond Cruz ... Rafael Olvera
Marisol Ramirez ... La Llorona
Patricia Velasquez ... Patricia Alvarez
Sean Patrick Thomas ... Detective Cooper
Tony Amendola ... Father Perez
Irene Keng ... Donna
Oliver Alexander ... Carlos
Aiden Lewandowski ... Tomas
Paul Rodriguez ... Officer Claro
John Marshall Jones ... Mr. Hankins
Ricardo Mamood-Vega ... Perez
Jaydan Valdivia ... Diego
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Storyline

Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her own small kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm. Their only hope to survive La Llorona's deadly wrath may be a disillusioned priest and the mysticism he practices to keep evil at bay, on the fringes where fear and faith collide. Written by Warner Bros.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and terror | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

19 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Children See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,347,631, 21 April 2019, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$54,721,000, 2 July 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$122,033,739, 4 July 2019
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Linda Cardellini & Sean Patrick Thomas both were opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar respectively in Scooby-Doo (2002) and Cruel Intentions (1999). See more »

Goofs

When La Llorona grabs people's arms, their arms develop burn marks. But when she grabs Chris' face, nothing happens. See more »

Quotes

Anna Tate-Garcia: Father Perez said you turned your back on the church.
Rafael Olvera: On the church? Yes. On God? Never.
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Crazy Credits

La Llorona is heard crying at the end of the closing credits. See more »

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Could have been good
23 April 2019 | by embracing_silenceSee all my reviews

The legend of La Llorona is a very interesting story that had potential to become a good movie. Unfortunately, this one suffered from showing the monster too much.

The plot wasn't bad. It would have been more interesting if they showed more of how the legend started, but they had a good idea to go with. What really didn't work for this movie was showing La Llorona too many times, to the point that she wasn't scary. What's always creepy in movies like this is not being able to see their face until the very end, which they had a perfect scene to show her, but by then it was too late.

If you like the Conjuring universe/horror movies, it's a fun watch, just don't expect anything special.


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