Frailty (2001) – Review, Rating, and Synopsis
Frailty is a 2001 English language Horror movie directed by Bill Paxton, while David Kirschner has produced the movie under the banner: David Kirschner Productions, American Entertainment Co., and Cinerenta Medienbeteiligungs KG Cinedelta. The lead roles are played by Bill Paxton, and Matthew McConaughey while the supporting cast includes Powers Boothe, Matt O’Leary, Jeremy Sumpter, and Levi Kreis. Music is composed by Brian Tyler, while Brent Hanley has provided the screenplay. Below in this article, You can find the Review, Synopsis, and Rating of Frailty Movie Rating, Synopsis, and Review.
- Release Date: 2001
- Genre: Fanatism
- Director: Bill Paxton
- Screenwriter: Brent Hanley
- Cast & Crew: Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey, Powers Boothe, Matt O’Leary, Luke Askew, Levi Kreis, Derk Cheetwood, Missy Crider, Gwen McGee, Edmond Scott Ratliff
- Dylan = 8 / 10;
- Eloise = 7 / 10;
- Raoul = 8 / 10;
- Simina = 9 / 10
- Rotten Tomato = 7.5/10
- IMDB = 7.3/10
Frailty (2001) Synopsis:
A dad, who lives his life peacefully with his two sons, is visited by an angel who to order him to kill people supposed to be demons.
Frailty is hardly a horror film in the sense that we understand it. Instead, it is a psychological thriller so creepy that it well deserves its place here. Thereee are some hints of supernatural within the film, but it is in such a subtle manner that, right until the end, you never know what is real and what is made up by the characters’ mind.
The plot backbone is simple and yet the film manages to build a very complex scenario around it, just by playing on the relationship between the dad and his two sons. The fervor of the dad and its youngest kid is genuinely scary and I even found myself wondering if the killing was even condemnable in such case of belief. The acting of both kids, and the one of legendary Bill Paxton (Aliens, Near Dark, Terminator), who is also the film’s director, is what brings most of the film’s strength.
Not really horror, but one of the finest psychological thrillers to be found.
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