The New Daughter

The New Daughter

DVD - 2010
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John, a newly divorced father moves into a rural South Carolina home with his adolescent daughter Louisa and young son Sam. But when Louisa begins to behave in a bizarre and increasingly violent manner, John must uncover the truth behind her transformation. Is the former owner's shocking secret to blame? And how far will a father go to protect his daughter from an ancient evil determined to take her over?
Publisher: [S.l.] : Distributed by Maple Pictures, c2010
Branch Call Number: DVD FIC NEW
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 109 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: New daughter (Motion picture)

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AL_JOHANNA Oct 18, 2017

Yet another horror movie allegory for puberty & teen pregnancy, and not particularly well done. The original idea was fairly creative and full of potential, but the visuals and script didn't measure up. It was really a shame to see so many missed opportunities- it could have been strange and stunning, but what we got was lazy and uninspired.

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jazeebelle
Apr 25, 2014

Kevin Costner shouldn't make "horror" movies.(actually, he shouldn't act in ANY movies, but that's my opinion). Regardless, this movie is terribly horrible. Don't even waste time reading the back.

aaa5756 Mar 09, 2014

Nothing new in this movie as far as special effects that we haven’t seen 1000 times before. The movie was very cheaply made cheaply acted also in other words, it was a dumb movie.

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ecifani
Jun 13, 2013

Just another story about a man whose wife isn't pulling her weight.

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haploU5
Feb 26, 2012

Just one more recycled, run of the mill, horror movie.
A family moving into a new home find a burial mound in their vast backyard. Soon after, a family member starts acting strange, the family pet has gone missing only to be found mutilated a few days later and the usual things that go bump in the dark. I was surprised Kevin Costner would lower himself to this level of mundane movie. I picked it up only because he was starring in it thinking it had something different to offer. This movie was not all frightening, just very ordinary.

real_thing Aug 24, 2011

played out good but the diolag sucked

Ladyclown62 Aug 02, 2011

The title threw me off. It should have been titled, "The Mound". The teen initially had an attitude when the film started, about having to move, her parents break up...& don't forget her cat. She did not become that "new"...just dirty!! Too many unanswered questions, like the school scene and the other student hurting her arm? How did that happen? When did it happen? I was very angry about the ending. The father leaving the young son on his own and in peril, ultimately! When will the calvery arrive!?!?! Dad made a scarafice, but at who's expense! Pay attention to the ending when Sam is at the fence...what is that moving on the tree behind him? Run Sam, Run....

lasertravis Jul 18, 2011

This was a good movie. I guess it was some sort of horror/thriller/monster movie hybrid, but it was well done and felt fresh. Costner does a very good job as the father. The children did a good job, too. The setting was nice. The feel of the film was scary and tense. The ending was a real surprise.

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joseph
Nov 08, 2010

Good – The New Daughter (2009) 108 min. Kevin Costner stars in this creepy film about a man starting over with his two children after a divorce. The “on-edge” feel to the film is constantly maintained throughout the film. The story and the finale will not disappoint those that enjoy this genre of film. However, it would've been nice if Costner exhibited a little more enthusiasm.

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CalicoJack
Jun 12, 2010

Somewhat interesting premise devolves into a slow, stupid aliens pic.

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aaa5756 Mar 09, 2014

“Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a
Monster – And when you look long into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you,” - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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