Sinister


1h 50m 2012

Brief Synopsis

A writer researching the disappearance of a young girl after the grisly murder of her family discovers a cache of terrifying home movies and unwittingly opens a door into a nightmarish mystery.

Film Details

Also Known As
Entidade, A, Lanet, Siniestro, Sinisters, Sinistre
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012
Production Company
Action Camera Cars ; Alliance Films ; Blumhouse Productions ; Cinelicious ; Danetracks Inc ; Dawn Animal Agency, Inc. ; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group ; Eastern Effects, Inc. ; Entertainment Partners ; Global Entertainment Partners ; Great Northern/ Reiff & Associates (Ny) ; Im Global ; Im Global ; Indieclear ; Mastersfx, Inc. ; Monster Remotes ; Soundswild Inc ; Soundtrack Group ; Sourcemaker ; Stone Management, Inc. ; Sylvia Fay/Lee Genick & Associates Casting ; Technicolor ; Technological Cinevideo Services, Inc.
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE ATLANTIS VIVAFILM/ALLIANCE FILMS/SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT, LLC; 2i Film ; Alfa Films ; Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm ; Alliance Films ; Aurum Producciones ; Big Bang Media ; Central Film Verleih Gmbh ; Cine ; Corazón Films ; Entertainment One ; Forum ; Golden Village ; Gulf Film, Llc ; Hollywood Classic Entertainment ; Im Global ; Lionsgate ; Momentum Pictures Limited ; Paris Filmes ; Pinema ; Prisvideo ; Sam Film ; Scanbox Entertainment ; Sfd ; Summit Entertainment, Llc ; ThimFilm ; Top Film ; Top Film Baltic ; Wild Bunch ; Wild Bunch Germany
Location
New York, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

A writer researching the disappearance of a young girl after the grisly murder of her family discovers a cache of terrifying home movies and unwittingly opens a door into a nightmarish mystery.

Crew

Susan Paley Abramson

Casting Associate

Jason Acuna

Music

Craig Addonizio

Electrician

David T. Altenau

Visual Effects Supervisor

Ozzy Alvarez

Special Makeup Effects

Joe Amella

Special Makeup Effects

Lainie Anderson

Costumer

Michael Andrews

Projectionist

Bailey Conway Anglewicz

Associate Producer

Peter Appold

Special Effects Technician

Mark Aramian

Music

Giuseppe Ardizzone

Set Production Assistant

Adam Bailey

Special Makeup Effects

Phillip Beck

Special Effects Coordinator

Robert Beck

Special Effects Technician

Phil Beck, Iii

Other

Aaron Becker

Titles

Josh Bell

Payroll Accountant

Nicholas R Bell

Assistant Director

Steve Berens

Animal Wrangler

Mitchell Berkowitz

Medic

Adam Bernard

Assistant Director

Sarah Berney

Scenic Artist

Sebastian Cano Besquet

Music

George Bianchini

Steadicam Operator

Debra Blake

Medic

Jason Blum

Producer

Charmaine Boos

Tutor

Ethan Borsuk

Camera Assistant

Mike Bozulich

Compositor

George Brassey

Set Production Assistant

Jeanette Brill

Associate Producer

David Brisbin

Production Designer

Matt Von Brock

Cg Supervisor

Kenith Bruzzo

Grip

Eric Bryant

Graphic Artist

Peter Bundrick

Carpenter

Heidi Burger

Stunt Performer

Scott Burik

Stunt Performer

Jenna Bush

Apprentice

Jackie Canto

Set Decorator

Carmen Cardenas

Assistant Art Director

C. Robert Cargill

Writer

C. Robert Cargill

Screenplay

Kaylene Carlson

Unit Production Manager

Randolph Carty

Dolly Grip

Phillip V Caruso

Still Photographer

Carl Casano

Electrician

Antonio Chang

Compositor

Blaine Chou

Set Production Assistant

Adrian Colbert

Visual Effects Editor

Charles J Coleman

Assistant Property Master

Chris Colombo

Stunt Performer

Bruce Coy

Cgi Artist

Roddy Cruz

Production Assistant

Cortney Cunnane

Set Production Assistant

Dane A. Davis

Sound Designer

Scott Deangelo

Grip

Will Dearborn

Camera Assistant

Artem Denissov

Music

Sarah Dennis

Set Decorator

Olenka Denysenko

Script Supervisor

Scott Derrickson

Screenplay

Scott Derrickson

Executive Producer

Scott Derrickson

Writer

Mark Desimone

Adr Mixer

Cate Devaney

Assistant

Doug Devine

On-Set Dresser

Doug Devine

Other

Reggie Diaz

Film Lab

John Diclementi

Special Effects Technician

Pete Difolco

Assistant Production Coordinator

Gerard Dinardi

Assistant Director

Jack Donnelly

Camera Operator

Alex Dorman

Location Assistant

Christine Dougherty

Film Lab

Minnie Duerr

Post-Production Accountant

Tony Dustin

Colorist

John Elmanahi

Art Director

Howard Fabrick

Legal Counsel

Tyler Fagerstrom

Camera Assistant

David Falicki

First Aid

Roy Farfel

Stunts

Sean Feehan

Electrician

Daniel Feighery

Camera Assistant

Ryan Felix

Visual Effects Editor

Erica Fishman

Assistant Director

Maryann C Fondulas

Production Accountant

Jim Ford

Stunts

David Formentin

Office Production Assistant

Jason Fotter

Compositing Supervisor

Alexandra Franklin

Casting Assistant

Ken Fundus

Best Boy Grip

Ignacio Garcerón

Cgi Artist

Lee Genick

Stand-In

Emmanuelle George

Production Secretary

Ronen Gevint

Stand-In

Daniel A Giles-valera

Assistant Director

George Gotischalk

Projectionist

Richard Green

Production

Eddie Griffith

Assistant Director

Paul Hackner

Other

Paul Hackner

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Avalonne Hall

Apprentice

Greg Harvey

Stunts

Brian Havens

Chef

Eric Hayden

Compositor

Parker Haynes

Production Assistant

Richard Hebrank

Construction Coordinator

Cathy Heskin

Medic

Joseph Hicks

Other

Joseph Hicks

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Matthew Hill

Set Production Assistant

Shawnique Hill

Costume Supervisor

Gary Hirsch

Legal Counsel

John Howell

Special Effects Technician

Joe Hui

Craft Service

Kerri Hundley

Production Coordinator

Jack Hutson

Production Sound Mixer

Matthew Iadarola

Other

Matthew Iadarola

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Satoko Ichinose

Hair

Tim Jacobsen

Visual Effects Producer

Sheila Jaffe

Casting Director

Delvan James

Set Costumer

David Januzzi

Stunts

James K Jensen

Post-Production Supervisor

Natali Jones

Set Production Assistant

Tom Jones

Transportation Captain

Tom Jones

Transportation Captain

Tom Jordan

Boom Operator

Karma Karel

Makeup

Brian Kavanaugh-jones

Producer

John Kennedy

Construction

Elliott Kerman

Accountant

Robert King

Stunt Coordinator

Alex Klabukov

Key Grip

Greg Knapp

Medic

Daniel Kopulos

Animal Wrangler

Rich Krussell

Special Makeup Effects

Nina Kuhn

Chief Lighting Technician

Timothy Lafleur

Set Production Assistant

Jeremy Launais

Chief Lighting Technician

Charles Layton

Executive Producer

Duke Lee

Animal Wrangler

Su Lee

Production Assistant

Su Lee

Production Assistant

Katie Letien

Stunts

Chris Leuzzi

Other

Chris Leuzzi

On-Set Dresser

Herb Lieberz

Transportation Coordinator

Scott Lieberz

Driver

Benjamin Liu

Cgi Artist

Charles Loguidice

Animal Wrangler

Paul Lucero

Location Assistant

Diane Macke

Visual Effects Coordinator

Jesse A Magan

Projectionist

Jessica Malanaphy

Associate Producer

Nino Mancuso

Set Production Assistant

Mike Marzigliano

On-Set Dresser

Mike Marzigliano

Other

Matt Massarella

Compositor

Daniel James Mccabe

Best Boy Electric

Daniel C. Mcfadden

Still Photographer

Dan Merrill

Camera Assistant

James Messersmith

Driver

Thomas Meyer

Apprentice

Liliana Meyrick

Hair Stylist

Jason Milani

Special Makeup Effects

Thomas Milano

Music Editor

Blaise Miller

Generator Operator

Murray Miller

Location Manager

Mike Mitchell

Production Assistant

Josh Miyaji

Compositor

Aaron Morgan

Foley Mixer

Sarah Nadeau

Apprentice

Lauzanne Nel

Makeup

David Newhouse

Apprentice

Beauxregard Neylon

Foley Mixer

Michael Nickodem

Location Manager

Danielle Noe

Special Makeup Effects

Chris Norr

Director Of Photography

Chris Norr

Dp/Cinematographer

Rebecca Nunez

Score Recording

Gary O'connell

Driver

Abby O'sullivan

Costume Designer

Rick A. Osako

Associate Producer

Victor Paguia

Stunts

Amy Paquette

Legal Counsel

Daniel A Parker

Production Coordinator

John Paul

Scenic Artist

Kim Pepe

Compositor

Chris Perez

Legal Counsel

Chelsea Peters

Assistant

Mark Petronio

Grip

Jason Piccioni

Visual Effects Producer

Brent Poleski

Key Grip

Andi Polland

Stand-In

Justin Price

Other

Justin Price

On-Set Dresser

Film Details

Also Known As
Entidade, A, Lanet, Siniestro, Sinisters, Sinistre
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012
Production Company
Action Camera Cars ; Alliance Films ; Blumhouse Productions ; Cinelicious ; Danetracks Inc ; Dawn Animal Agency, Inc. ; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group ; Eastern Effects, Inc. ; Entertainment Partners ; Global Entertainment Partners ; Great Northern/ Reiff & Associates (Ny) ; Im Global ; Im Global ; Indieclear ; Mastersfx, Inc. ; Monster Remotes ; Soundswild Inc ; Soundtrack Group ; Sourcemaker ; Stone Management, Inc. ; Sylvia Fay/Lee Genick & Associates Casting ; Technicolor ; Technological Cinevideo Services, Inc.
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE ATLANTIS VIVAFILM/ALLIANCE FILMS/SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT, LLC; 2i Film ; Alfa Films ; Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm ; Alliance Films ; Aurum Producciones ; Big Bang Media ; Central Film Verleih Gmbh ; Cine ; Corazón Films ; Entertainment One ; Forum ; Golden Village ; Gulf Film, Llc ; Hollywood Classic Entertainment ; Im Global ; Lionsgate ; Momentum Pictures Limited ; Paris Filmes ; Pinema ; Prisvideo ; Sam Film ; Scanbox Entertainment ; Sfd ; Summit Entertainment, Llc ; ThimFilm ; Top Film ; Top Film Baltic ; Wild Bunch ; Wild Bunch Germany
Location
New York, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Wide Release in United States October 12, 2012

Released in United States on Video February 19, 2013

Released in United States March 11, 2012 (Secret Screening)

Wide Release in United States October 12, 2012

Released in United States on Video February 19, 2013

Released in United States March 11, 2012