The Possession Movie Darkness Lives Within


The Possession

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2012 | PG-13 | Horror Suspense | 1hr, 31m

How one family must unite in order to survive the wrath of an unspeakable evil.

U.S. Release Date

The Possession release date was Friday, August 31, 2012. This was a Nationwide in theaters release.

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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Directed by

Ole Bornedal


Stephen Susco
Juliet Snowden
Stiles White


Rating MPAA

PG-13 for mature thematic material involving violence and disturbing sequences

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Clyde (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Stephanie Brenek (Kyra Sedgwick) see little cause for alarm when their youngest daughter Em becomes oddly obsessed with an antique wooden box she purchased at a yard sale. But as Em’s behavior becomes increasingly erratic, the couple fears the presence of a malevolent force in their midst, only to discover that the box was built to contain a Dibbuk, a dislocated spirit that inhabits and ultimately devours its human host.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on a true story featured in L.A. Times writer Leslie Gornstein's article "A Jinx in a Box."

Also Known As

  • Dibbuk Box

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