Movie Review: The Orphanage

The Orphanage is a Spanish film presented by the highly acclaimed director Guillermo del Toro, although it is not directed by him. I am wondering if just the addition of his name alone to this film makes this a good one. Probably not, but it does have the feel like it's one of his own movies. What I liked about this film, is that it keeps the idealogy and wonder of children, while still making this a scary horror movie. It doesn't have that in your face, slash, gruesome, horror as we come to know these days, but a more mystical Peter Pan tone. Yes it does. And yes, it is rated R, and kids shouldn't watch it. However, if you are looking for a good scary movie, this one would be a good bet.
3.5 out of 5

Running time: 105 min.
Total US Gross: $7,159,147
International Gross: $69,041,126
Total Gross: $76,200,273

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