DVD - 2011
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Josh and Renai have a happy family, until tragedy strikes their young son, and he begins to experience things that science cannot explain. Now they must try to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.
Publisher: Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2011]
ISBN: 9786314301491
Branch Call Number: 7.914 In
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material, violence, terror and frightening images, and brief strong language


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After a freak accident leaves their son comatose, the Lambert family experiences supernatural events that eventually lead to the discovery of more sinister forces at play.

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Aug 07, 2018

The long, slow, panning shots and the lack of reliance on jump scares are what make this movie. If you're into good movies that fall into the 'suspense/horror' category, this is worth checking out.

Jun 08, 2018

I didn't find it very scary, but still a fun horror movie. I like the lore and story more than the scares honestly. I haven't seen the sequels, but I've heard that watching them makes the first one better.

LoganLib_Kirra Apr 30, 2018

Insidious is the movie franchise that only gets better with each movie. These movies are my absolute favourite horrors because they not only stop your heart with fear but they also tell a complex story. To really appreciate the world you must watch all four of them to see how they are all so deeply woven into each other.

Feb 02, 2017

I wanted to like this movie, I really did. However, the constant crying baby in the beginning and that annoying burglar alarm just killed my viewing pleasure. I shut it off during the alarm scene.

Jan 29, 2017

Just like any other horror movie, a family moves to a new house and scary things happen; except in this movie, the family moved houses twice, thinking that moving houses was the solution. This movie definitely contained numerous amounts of unexpected jump scares. The part when Elise tells everyone what the problem was, the way she explained it gave me chills and goosebumps. The climax of this movie was really well done. I think “The further” was a good feature to add in this movie. The ending was obviously pointing out that there is a sequel. Overall, this movie might give you nightmares when you sleep.
- @leomeme of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

britprincess1ajax May 09, 2016

Not as impressive as the buzz, INSIDIOUS is mostly innocuous. I love Rose Byrne and Patrick Wilson, but even their acting couldn't save this unfrightening horror film. And for me not to find it scary is saying something, since GREMLINS scares me to this day. The film veers too much into the realm of supernatural sci-fi fantasy and deals less with what we've come to expect from the modern horror. It's vastly more psychological than I expected, which isn't a bad thing, but how the filmmakers handle it is what brings it down. It felt contrived and dull; it lacked panache. I failed to believe any of it. For any horror fan, I couldn't recommend it.

deniserussell123 Apr 06, 2016

Definitely worth watching more than once! I liked it, it was intense most parts. Great cliff hanger!

Feb 17, 2016

Five stars! In my opinion, the movie was very tense and every bit of it was juicy. There were a few scary parts but otherwise...Good job!

MadameCurie1 Dec 07, 2015

Don't find too many good horror movies anymore. This was surprisingly very good as were the next 2. Very rarely do you find the 2nd and 3rd movies of a series worth watching but these are.

Jul 27, 2015

Didn’t really know what to expect and was super surprised with this movie. A more of a haunted house type movie than a slasher movie. Overall a different story and premise than most horror movies. Enjoyable for what it is.

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Dec 03, 2011

very good, BUT scary as hell!! i not the type to get scared but this was freaky!


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