3.4/10
1,553
33 user 10 critic

The Culling (2015)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 15 March 2015 (Kuwait)
Trailer
1:40 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

ALL
A terrifying supernatural thriller in which a group of college friends on a road trip find themselves fighting off dark forces at a remote farmhouse after a chance encounter with a strange little girl.

Director:

Rustam Branaman

Writer:

Rustam Branaman
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A desperate single mother moves with her three children into the notorious, supposedly haunted, real-life Amityville house to try and use its dark powers to cure her comatose son. Things go horribly wrong.

Director: Franck Khalfoun
Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bella Thorne, Mckenna Grace
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

In the aftermath of the hunt for a serial killer, an ancient curse consumes a city, causing a series of brutal murders and pitting a detective against the clock to save his daughter's life.

Director: Padraig Reynolds
Stars: Christopher Wiehl, Kym Jackson, Tina Lifford
Sargasso (2019)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A young private investigator in LA tows the line between danger and heartbreak as he tries to help a woman to commit fraud in order to get the money he needs to help his sick mother.

Director: Adam Sigal
Stars: Graham McTavish, Tom Berenger, Jeremy Sumpter
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

This horror/paranormal thriller follows the lives of Albert and Rose Poe over the course of 4 days that happens to include the one year anniversary of their 5 and 6 year old daughters ... See full summary »

Director: Billy Lewis
Stars: Donny Boaz, Cari Moskow, Reid Doyle
Hiding (Video 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

After the murder of her parents, Jo (Ana Villafañe) is relocated from her big city home to the countryside of Montana. Jo makes friends with locals Brett (Jeremy Sumpter of FRIDAY NIGHT ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas J. Wright
Stars: Ana Villafañe, Dan Payne, Natalie Radford
Action | Western

Set in the Arizona territory in 1863, a loner goes up against a gang of outlaws led by his father in order to save his mail-order bride.

Director: Kim Bass
Stars: Booboo Stewart, Jeremy Sumpter
The Squeeze (2015)
Comedy | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A humble young man with uncommon skills from a small southern town gets caught up in high stakes golf matches between big-time gamblers until the game becomes life and death.

Director: Terry Jastrow
Stars: Jason Dohring, Katherine LaNasa, Christopher McDonald
Pod I (2015)
Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A family intervention goes horrifically awry within the snowy confines of an isolated lake house.

Director: Mickey Keating
Stars: Lauren Ashley Carter, Dean Cates, Brian Morvant
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Six college best friends throw their own private graduation party that goes terribly wrong when an uninvited guest arrives. Five years later, the girls gather once again and endure a night of far more horror and bloodshed.

Director: Letia Clouston
Stars: Jamie Bernadette, Chantelle Albers, Dominique Swain
Animal I (2014)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

When plans for a weekend vacation hit a dead end, a group of close-knit friends find themselves stranded in unfamiliar territory, pursued by a menacing, blood thirsty predator.

Director: Brett Simmons
Stars: Joey Lauren Adams, Elizabeth Gillies, Paul Iacono
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A brilliant young psychiatrist is forced to confront the dark creature that dwells deep within her own unconscious when she investigates the supernatural disappearance of a university student.

Director: Christopher Fitchett
Stars: Maeve Dermody, Penelope Mitchell, Aaron Pedersen
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

In a typical American suburb filled with middle class morals, a lonely 59-year-old, Stan, contributes to society by offering cremation services from his basement. In fact, Stan murders ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Steele
Stars: Brad Dourif, Jeremy Sumpter, Scott Elrod
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Jeremy Sumpter ... Tyler
Elizabeth Di Prinzio Elizabeth Di Prinzio ... Emily
Brett Davern ... Sean
Chris Coy ... Hank
Linsey Godfrey ... Amanda
Virginia Williams ... Val
Johnathon Schaech ... Wayne
Harley Graham ... Lucy
Jennifer Bowman Jennifer Bowman ... Mildred
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chelsea Bruland ... Young Woman
Sydney Dwyer Sydney Dwyer ... Demon Child
Alice Ford ... Nurse
Zaria Griffin Zaria Griffin ... Gary Knox
Met Salih ... Murdered Woman
Edit

Storyline

The friends Tyler, Emily, Sean, Hank and Amanda are traveling to a music festival. They arrive late at a diner that is closed. As they are about to leave they find a girl. Lucy in the parking area. Lucy claims that she is lost and the group decides to drive her home, to a farmhouse. They meet her parents Val and Wayne who invite the group to have dinner with them. Val cuts her leg with an ax and Wayne takes her to the hospital while the group of friends stay in the house taking care of Lucy. Soon they discover that the place is evil and try to flee. Will they succeed? Written by Paul S Gifford California

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

When the devil breeds...a new evil is born.

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 2015 (Kuwait) See more »

Also Known As:

A Casa Maligna See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jeremy Sumpter wears a Power Balance Wristband in the film and was bought by a fan in New York when the film wrapped. See more »

Goofs

During the heated discussion, one of the young takes the rifle and dumps a boxful of rifle cartridges on the hearth. The rounds make a bell-like sound, indicating that they are empty casings. Loaded cartridges would normally make a dull clunk or thud. See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Say Goodbye
Written by Jonathan Sheldon
Published by Gold Fever Publishing (ASCAP)
Performed by American Bloomers
Courtesy of American Bloomers Recordings
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Amateur stuff!
15 March 2015 | by First_Name_Last_NameSee all my reviews

I am sad to have to advise my fellow horror nerds to stay clear of The Culling. This is another horrid low-budget attempt at making a generic horror film of very poor quality on many levels. It is actually quite cringe-worthy. The Culling primarily looks remarkably cheap and suffers from amateur cinematography at its worst; it really does look like a High School project due for a C-, and this is if the teacher was very, very kind. The acting and the behaviour of the characters reveal the awful writing and the cheesy/terrible directing from Rustam Branaman. The plot-setup isn't worth much either; it has been seen countless times: a group of friends go for a drive, then they have to stop at a remote location, etc. The plot is just taken from other horror movies and is completely uninspired and bland. And the execution actually tested my patience. The Culling drives each and every stereotypical character home like it was created to fit the generic pattern from the 70's: the Christian, non-alcoholic virgin is the good one, the marijuana smoker is somehow violent and obnoxious, the pushy drinker-boyfriend tries to pressure the good virgin to stray from her obvious Christian path, and her unchaste friend is just messed up. The whole problem with this particular generic type of friend-group isn't the fact that it is too basic, but that it hasn't got the actors who can act the parts in a convincing manner. Stay clear!


1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 33 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed