The Stepchild

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  • TV-14
  • 2016
  • 1 hr 22 min
  • 5.0  (278)

The Stepchild is a 2016 thriller movie that revolves around a family that has just lost their daughter in a car crash. The mother, Ashley (Lauren Holly), is struggling to deal with the loss and is also grappling with her turbulent relationship with her husband, Bill (Paul Johansson). Ashley is comforted by her other daughter, the teenage Taylor (Sarah Fisher), who is trying to be strong for her mother while also coping with her own grief.

As the family tries to move on from their tragedy, they welcome a new member into their family - Bill's estranged daughter from his previous marriage, Olivia (Keenan Tracey). However, Olivia's arrival only adds to the family's already strained relationships. Taylor is initially wary of Olivia, feeling that her father is distracted by her presence and is neglecting the rest of the family. On the other hand, Ashley is trying her best to welcome Olivia and make her feel at home.

As time goes by, strange things start happening around the house, and Taylor becomes convinced that Olivia is not who she seems. She thinks that Olivia might be responsible for the strange occurrences, and starts to investigate her past. She uncovers a twisted history, and as she dives deeper into Olivia's life, she realizes that their family might be in grave danger.

The plot thickens as the movie progresses, and the audience is kept guessing until the very end. The movie is a heart-stopping thriller with twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat. The chemistry between the cast is palpable, and they deliver a stellar performance that will leave you wanting more.

Lauren Holly brings a depth and complexity to Ashley's character, portraying a mother who is trying to hold on to what's left of her family. Paul Johansson is convincing as the troubled husband, who is trying to make things right with his family despite his difficult past. Sarah Fisher delivers a standout performance as Taylor, who steals the show with her portrayal of a young woman trying to save her family from a potential threat.

The cinematography of the movie is stunning, with beautiful shots of the Canadian countryside providing a picturesque backdrop to the family drama. The score is haunting and adds to the overall suspense of the movie.

Overall, The Stepchild is a gripping thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end. The excellent performances by the cast, the subtle cinematography, and the eerie score all come together to create a movie that is both entertaining and thought-provoking. If you are a fan of thrillers, this movie should definitely be on your must-watch list.

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    1 hr 22 min
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    5.0  (278)