The Skeleton Key

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"Fearing Is Believing"
  • PG-13
  • 2005
  • 1 hr 44 min
  • 6.5  (107,198)
  • 47

Caroline's a single, outgoing, and pretty woman, and works as a nurse in New Orleans. Caroline accepts a job working as a private hospice caregiver for an older man named Benjamin, who had a stroke that's left him paralyzed. Violet, who's Benjamin wife hires Caroline to care for her husband, because she can't tend to him. Caroline moves in with Violet and Benjamin, in their big mansion. Caroline starts to think did she make the right decision by taking this job. When Violet goes into town for her errands, Caroline explores the mansion with the key that Violet gives her. Caroline goes into the attic and finds a secret room, that has spells, jars with potions, and dolls used for hoodoo. Caroline ask Violet about the room and, Violet tells her that, two slaves lived in the room, and were killed for doing magic on the owners kids. After being told this Caroline wants to find out more details. As the months goes by Caroline and Violet argue alot about Benjamin's health. Caroline's certain that Violet did something to Benjamin, and she drives to a hoodoo store to get supplies to remove hoodoo from the mansion. Caroline protects the house by putting white powder that doesn't allow evil to enter the room. One night at dinner Caroline poisons Violet, and tries to escape the house with Benjamin. Violet wakes up and attacks Caroline, they end up going to the secret room in the attic, and Caroline does a hoodoo spell thinking she's protecting herself, but she's not. Violet tries to get Caroline to say she believes in hoodoo but she want say it. Violet throws a mirror at Caroline, and once Caroline wakes up she's in Violet's body. Violet's now in Caroline's body, and poisons her and pretends to be her.

The Skeleton Key
The Skeleton Key
The Skeleton Key

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Caroline's a single, outgoing, and pretty woman, and works as a nurse in New Orleans. Caroline accepts a job working as a private hospice caregiver for an older man named Benjamin, who had a stroke that's left him paralyzed. Violet, who's Benjamin wife hires Caroline to care for her husband, because she can't tend to him. Caroline moves in with Violet and Benjamin, in their big mansion. Caroline starts to think did she make the right decision by taking this job.

When Violet goes into town for her errands, Caroline explores the mansion with the key that Violet gives her. Caroline goes into the attic and finds a secret room, that has spells, jars with potions, and dolls used for hoodoo. Caroline ask Violet about the room and, Violet tells her that, two slaves lived in the room, and were killed for doing magic on the owners kids. After being told this Caroline wants to find out more details.

As the months goes by Caroline and Violet argue alot about Benjamin's health. Caroline's certain that Violet did something to Benjamin, and she drives to a hoodoo store to get supplies to remove hoodoo from the mansion. Caroline protects the house by putting white powder that doesn't allow evil to enter the room. One night at dinner Caroline poisons Violet, and tries to escape the house with Benjamin.

Violet wakes up and attacks Caroline, they end up going to the secret room in the attic, and Caroline does a hoodoo spell thinking she's protecting herself, but she's not. Violet tries to get Caroline to say she believes in hoodoo but she want say it. Violet throws a mirror at Caroline, and once Caroline wakes up she's in Violet's body. Violet's now in Caroline's body, and poisons her and pretends to be her.

The Skeleton Key is a 2005 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 44 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5 and a MetaScore of 47.

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  • Release Date
    2005
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 44 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (107,198)
  • Metascore
    47