4.6/10
612
10 user 2 critic

Grindstone Road (2008)

A few months ago Hannah Sloan (Fairuza Balk) was in a horrible car accident, leaving her son Daniel in an extended coma. With hopes of putting their recent tragedy behind them Hannah and ... See full summary »

Director:

Melanie Orr

Writer:

Paul Germann
Reviews

Watch Now

With Prime Video

ON DISC
ALL

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

2AM, closing time: A cocky bar manager with a shady past and a young handsome bartender discover a beautiful woman bloodied and unconscious in the bathroom of a late night lounge. When she ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Glatis
Stars: Fairuza Balk, Rick Ravanello, Ryan Merriman
August Falls (2017)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Struggling to find the truth behind her son's mysterious death, an estranged mother must confront her own hidden guilt.

Director: Sam Hancock
Stars: Fairuza Balk, Charles Baker, Alanna Ubach
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A lyrical telling of the coming of age of a 13-year-old boy who learns to cope with his newfound sexuality and his unrequited love for the cool kid in school.

Director: Cam Archer
Stars: Malcolm Stumpf, Patrick White, Max Paradise
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

An urban family leaves city life behind for the confines of rural New England. Little do they know that their new home once belonged to the Keyes family, a clan who experienced the tragic loss of their daughter some 250 years ago.

Director: John Stimpson
Stars: Julie Delpy, Justin Theroux, Brooke Adams
Battle Scars I (2015)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Battle Scars examines the war experience as well as the wrenching change many veterans face on returning home. Luke Stephens (Zane Holtz) shows up on his brother Nicky (Ryan Eggold)'s ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Buday
Stars: Zane Holtz, Heather McComb, Fairuza Balk
Judas Ghost (2013)
Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A team of professional ghost finders are trapped in an old village hall. The haunting they set out to investigate turns out to be far worse than they anticipated. Who will survive and what will be left of their souls?

Director: Simon Pearce
Stars: Martin Delaney, Lucy Cudden, Simon Merrells
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A disillusioned medical student is stranded for a summer in a remote community of counterculture pot farmers, the last place in the world he imagined he would discover himself.

Directors: Darren Grodsky, Danny Jacobs
Stars: Jeremy Strong, Fairuza Balk, Peter Bogdanovich
The Unraveling I (2015)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Michael's heroin addiction is beginning to test his limits, but when he is kidnapped and taken into the woods, he soon discovers just how far those limits will go.

Director: Thomas Jakobsen
Stars: Zack Gold, Jason Tobias, Bennett Viso
Cold Moon (2016)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

From Michael McDowell, the writer of Beetlejuice (1988) and The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), comes a chilling tale of supernatural vengeance.

Director: Griff Furst
Stars: Josh Stewart, Candy Clark, Robbie Kay
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

After a night of drunken exploits, Allison, Harris, and Kira are chased and terrorized by the ghosts of a child pyromaniac, an ax murderer, and a rapist.

Director: Mike Mendez
Stars: Dominic Purcell, Clare Kramer, Josie Maran
The Caretaker I (2016)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A young woman returns home to care for her gravely ill grandmother, only to begin sleepwalking, envisioning spirits and uncovering dark secrets in her family's past.

Director: Jeff Prugh
Stars: Meegan Warner, Sondra Blake, Sean Martini
Shit Year (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An actress finds herself adrift after she quits performing.

Director: Cam Archer
Stars: Ellen Barkin, Luke Grimes, Bob Einstein
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Fairuza Balk ... Hannah
Greg Bryk ... Graham
Walter Learning Walter Learning ... Ted
Joan Gregson ... Linda
Dylan Authors ... Daniel Jenkins
Matt Gordon ... Martin
Zachary Bennett ... John Dodson
Felix Pennell Felix Pennell ... Danny Sloan
Kyla McMahon Kyla McMahon ... Young Hannah
Sean Jordan Sean Jordan ... Parking Lot Attendant
Andrea Davis ... Overworked Nurse
Edit

Storyline

A few months ago Hannah Sloan (Fairuza Balk) was in a horrible car accident, leaving her son Daniel in an extended coma. With hopes of putting their recent tragedy behind them Hannah and her husband Graham (Greg Bryk), move into their recently purchased farm home. Suffering extreme feelings of guilt and responsibility for her son's condition, Hannah turns to her prescribed anti-depressants to bring her comfort. Soon after moving in to their new home Hannah begins witnessing strange and mysterious occurrences causing Graham to become increasingly concerned with the quantity of medications that Hannah is taking. Is Hannah losing her mind, or are there supernatural forces at work? Written by Gregory Absten

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

There goes the neighborhood


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Casa blestemata See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

CAD1,500,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Incredibly inept
5 July 2008 | by RipshinSee all my reviews

Bad writing, bad direction, bad editing, bad acting. It has it all. Frankly, I enjoy a good low budget feature, but I can't tolerate a strung-together series of the most clichéd scenes imaginable. Wandering into a dark basement alone at night? Make-you-jump loud sounds, in lieu of true scares? A husband who doesn't believe his stressed-out wife? The ol' disappearing "evil water" routine? And that in just the first thirty minutes.

And, what's with the fade-to-black between scenes? It's amateurish and distracting.

The set-dressing is horrible. It calls attention to itself in almost every location.

Frankly, I couldn't finish the film. A "script supervisor" position is obviously not the best experience for direction, just as a "sound editor" most likely has no business jumping into writing screenplays.

There's a reason this waste of time went directly to video, although I assume that was the intention from the beginning.


34 of 53 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 10 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed