Offspring

Offspring

Director: Andrew van den Houten Cast: Amy Hargreaves, Art Hindle, Erick Kastel
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Overview

Offspring

A decade after the sheriff of Dead River, Maine killed a murderous clan of cannibalistic savages, the nightmare returns to the sleepy small town in this brutal screen adaptation of Jack Ketchum's terrifying novel (originally penned as a follow-up to his 1980 fiction debut Off-Season). Ketchum adapts his novel for the screen in a film directed by Andrew Van Den Houten (who previously produced the feature adaptation of Ketchum's The Girl Next Door).

Product Details

Release Date: 10/06/2009
UPC: 0031398114819
Original Release: 2008
Rating: R
Source: Lions Gate
Region Code: ABC
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:19:00
Sales rank: 68,973

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Amy Hargreaves Actor
Art Hindle Actor
Erick Kastel Actor
Pollyanna McIntosh Actor
Spencer List Actor
Stephen Grey Actor
Leigh Feldpausch Actor
Jessica Butler Actor
Ahna Tessler Actor

Technical Credits
Andrew van den Houten Director,Producer
Michael Bevins Costumes/Costume Designer
Douglas Buck Editor
Krista Gall Production Designer
Moses Gross Executive Producer
Jack Ketchum Screenwriter
William M. Miller Cinematographer,Producer
Frank Olsen Executive Producer
Anthony Pepe Makeup Special Effects
Cindi Rush Casting
Brian Rzepka Production Designer
Ryan Shore Score Composer
Robert Tonino Producer

Scene Index

Commentary with writer Jack Ketchum, director/producer Andrew van den Houten and producer/cinematographer William M. Miller; Progeny: The birth of Offspring; Webisodes; Photo gallery; Ghost House micro video featuring Warbringer; Trailer gallery

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Offspring 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
KimHeniadis More than 1 year ago
I first heard of Jack Ketchum, whose story this movie is based off of, when I was looking at some website and it mentioned the book, The Girl Next Door. Although I haven’t read it yet, his name and the book title has stuck with me, since it’s suppose to be disturbing. If The Girl Next Door is as anything like Offspring, then yes it will be. After the watching the movie, (I’ll get to that in a second), I did a quick search on Ketchum and got this from Wikipedia; “Later, in his teenage years, Ketchum was befriended by Robert Bloch, author of Psycho, who became a mentor to him. He supported Ketchum's work just as his work was supported by his own mentor, H.P. Lovecraft.” That would definitely help to explain how his unique mindset was encouraged to grow. From the first part of the movie, where the cannibal children are sitting on the kitchen counters cackling in happiness surrounded by blood and guts to the rest of the movie with them jumping out and biting people, I said out loud, “And that is one more reason why I didn’t have kids.” But it was so much more than kids doing that, there was also their inbred parents, along with lots of topless women, and creepy sexual encounters. If you enjoy a gore fest, this is one you’ll probably want to watch, since there was lots of blood, body parts, and eating of flesh. The pulling out the the intestines was a nice touch. Movies with inbred people creep me out the most. I can handle clowns and dolls, but people with teeth missing and who only communicate in grunts, is just too close to something that could actually happen.