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The Family

1 h 20 min202015
The horrifying true story of America's first serial killing family. A troubled doctor searches for patients lost in the wilderness of the Kansas prairie in the 1800's where he encounters the Benders, a family harbouring a terrifying secret. Taking shelter in their remote home, it soon becomes clear that the family don't intend to let him leave alive.
John Alexander
Bruce DavisonLinda PurlJames Karen
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Buck TaylorJon MonasteroNicole JellenReylynn CasterLeslie WoodiesGrace McKeaneyChance CaedenJon Monastero
JC Guest
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3.2 out of 5 stars

96 global ratings

  1. 36% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 8% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 22% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 14% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 21% of reviews have 1 stars
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AngelaDeNorthReviewed in the United Kingdom on 11 December 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
Slowest film ever!
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I have studied the Bender family in detail this story uses some of the same names and occasional character traits but the similarity ends there. Every 'actor' (they were terrible) spoke ridiculously slowly as if they were all suffering from serious developmental delays...seriously this 'film' could have been half and hour long but the slow speech made it last for an hour and a half of the most wasted moments of my life. Disappointing doesn't cover it. This is not for those interested in the Bender much wasted potential for an amazing film ruined here I am afraid absolutely awful and hardly even believable how much of the story is changed almost to make it less interesting. Weird and downright boring.
2 people found this helpful
PHILSAM53Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 27 March 2020
1.0 out of 5 stars
It would greatly aid in helping Insomniacs get a desperately needed sleep !!
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This supposed ever so gruesome movie is no more gruesome than getting a paper cut on your finger !!
There is NO spoiler moments of any sort so you will be grateful to use the money for something with a better use of your time,like maybe buying a pack of grass seed and throwing some water on them to see how long it takes to germinate!!
Don't bother reading the notes for what the movie is about because I think they've been mixed up with another movie's description.
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fredReviewed in the United Kingdom on 06 June 2020
1.0 out of 5 stars
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absolute rubbish
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Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 March 2022
1.0 out of 5 stars
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Keep an eye out for JC Guest. Avoid anything he has had a hand in - like the plague!
Shirley LeeReviewed in the United Kingdom on 27 March 2020
1.0 out of 5 stars
Absolute rubbish
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I do not think the £4.99 I paid for this film was worth it. It was boring and I did not enjoy it one bit.
3 people found this helpful
RCPReviewed in the United Kingdom on 17 May 2020
3.0 out of 5 stars
The Family..
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Good film.
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jofarmerjofReviewed in the United Kingdom on 13 February 2022
1.0 out of 5 stars
Utter rubbish
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Beautifully filmed dull as dishwater plot
ConnorReviewed in the United Kingdom on 27 March 2020
1.0 out of 5 stars
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Dont watch, terrible.
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