The Forest Movie

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2016 | PG-13 | Horror Suspense | 1hr, 35m

A supernatural thriller set in the legendary Aokigahara Forest at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. more

Release DateU.S.

The Forest was released on
Friday, January 8, 2016 Nationwide Release

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

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Jason Zada


Ben Ketai
Sarah Cornwell
Nick Antosca


Rating MPAA

PG-13 for disturbing thematic content and images


Set in the legendary Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives, The Forest tells the story of a young American woman in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared. Despite everyone's warnings not to "stray from the path," Sara dares to enter the forest to discover the truth about her sister's fate, only to be confronted by the angry and tormented souls of the dead who now prey on anyone who crosses their paths.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on an original idea by screenwriter David S. Goyer.

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