The Black Phone Movie

The phone is dead. And it’s ringing.

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Who's Involved:

Ethan Hawke, Jason Blum, James Ransone, Ryan Turek, Mason Thames, Scott Derrickson, Jeremy Davies, C. Robert Cargill, Madeleine McGraw, Christopher H. Warner

Release Date:

Friday, June 24, 2022 (Nationwide)

violence, bloody images, language and some drug use
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney.

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Who stars in The Black Phone: Cast List

Raymond & Ray, Moon Knight  

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Who's making The Black Phone: Crew List

A look at the The Black Phone behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Scott Derrickson last directed Doctor Strange and Deliver Us from Evil. The film's writer Scott Derrickson last wrote Sinister 2 and Deliver Us from Evil.


Jason Blum
C. Robert Cargill
Scott Derrickson

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Production: What we know about The Black Phone?

Key Facts

  1. Adaptation of a short story by New York Times Best Seller Joe Hill.

Filming Timeline

  1. August 2021: The film was in Completed status.
  2. April 2021: The film was in Post-Production status.

The Black Phone Release Date: When was the film released?

The Black Phone was released in 2022 on Friday, June 24, 2022 (Nationwide release). There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including Elvis, Facing Nolan and The Man From Toronto.

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