The Hatching

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  • R
  • 2016
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 4.0  (894)

The Hatching is a British horror-comedy movie directed by Michael Anderson, starring Andrew Lee Potts, Thomas Turgoose, and Georgia Henshaw. The story packed with adventure and thrill follows a group of friends who take a trip to a remote village during their summer break. The movie begins with an introduction to Tim (Andrew Lee Potts) and his best friend Chris (Thomas Turgoose), who have been friends since childhood. Tim seems to have a love for exotic creatures and has an affinity for a pet alligator named Albert. He receives a mysterious egg from a traveler from the Amazon, which he places in his incubator in the garage.

The two friends decide to spend their summer holidays in the village where Chris' grandfather resides. Along with their friends Lollie (Georgia Henshaw), and her cousin Lucy, they set out to explore the area's natural beauty while trying to avoid their older and more boring counterparts.

Upon reaching the village, they encounter Tim's uncle, who wants to get his hands on the mysterious egg. He deems it valuable and warns Tim to be careful with it. However, the group of friends is more interested in enjoying their trip and exploring the village. But, things take a terrifying turn when the egg hatches in the garage, and a tiny, adorable creature emerges.

Initially, the pet seems to be harmless, but as it grows in size, it becomes apparent that this creature is no typical alligator. The group of friends soon realizes that the creature is the offspring of an ancient swamp dwelling monster. As it grows, it unleashes its wrath upon the village and its residents, transforming the picturesque village into a war zone, bustling with chaos, confusion, and darkness.

The group of friends is determined to save the village, their families, and themselves from the monster's deadly attacks. They try to subdue the creature, but it's too powerful and unstoppable. The group then decides to seek help from the locals, and together they plan to take it down.

The Hatching is a perfect blend of horror and comedy, featuring brilliant performances by Andrew Lee Potts, Thomas Turgoose, and Georgia Henshaw. The movie is loaded with jump scares, impressive action sequences, and unpredictable twists that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

The film's visuals are breath-taking, showcasing the unique beauty of rural England while maintaining an eerie ambience throughout. The director, Michael Anderson, has managed to capture the essence of the horror genre while humorously presenting the story.

Overall, The Hatching is an engaging and entertaining movie that is best enjoyed with an open mind and a group of friends. It is a must-watch for anyone who loves horror-comedies and enjoys a good laugh with their spine-tingling fear.

The Hatching is a 2016 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.0.

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    4.0  (894)