Release Date: Friday, September 10, 2021 Nationwide

James Wan, Michael Clear, Jake Abel, Stephen Christy, Ross Richie, Annabelle Wallis, Maddie Hasson, Ingrid Bisu, Jacqueline McKenzie, Michole Briana White, George Young

R Fantasy 1 hr, 51 m English

  • 3.3




What's the story about?

Malignant Man focuses on Alan Gates, a cancer patient with a terminal diagnosis who is resigned to his fate until he discovers that his tumor is actually a mysterious parasite. Granted a second lease on life and incredible, otherworldly powers, Alan must fight against an evil army buried beneath society’s skin, all the while unlocking the secrets of his forgotten past.
Cited as verbatim plot from
Fantasy Thriller Comic Book

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The film's director James Wan last directed Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom and Aquaman. The film's writer James Wan last wrote The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It and The Nun.

James Wan
Stephen Christy
Michael Clear
Ross Richie
James Wan

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MPA Rating
R Restricted for strong horror violence and gruesome images, and for language
1 hr, 51 m
Not available
Also known as
Malignant Man


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Key Facts

  • Based on a Boom! Studios comic co-created by James Wan.

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The film was tagged as Completed.


The film was tagged as Production. Principal photography began on September 25, 2019.


The film was tagged as Development. Stranger Things director Rebecca Thomas will helm.


The film was tagged as Development. Brad Peyton will direct.


The film was tagged as Development.

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When was the film released?

Malignant was released in nationwide movie theaters on Friday, September 10, 2021. There were 20 other movies released on the same date, including Queenpins, Dating & New York and Show Me The Father.


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  • Added a running time of 111 minutes

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