Danika (2006)

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When a devoted mother and wife begins to experience a series of intensely terrifying visions, she soon begins to question her own sanity in a deeply unsettling psychological thriller from first-time feature filmmaker Ariel Vromen. By day Danika (Marisa Tomei) works at the local bank, and by night she assumes the role of loving family-woman to her husband Randy (Craig Bierko) and their three children Brian (Ridge Canipe), Kurt (Kyle Gallner), and Lauren (Nicki Prian). After experiencing a … More

Rating: R (violence, language, some sexual content and a scene of drug use)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Joshua Leibner
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 26, 2006
Runtime:
First Look Home Entertainment

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Critic Reviews for Danika

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

a jumpy little psychological thriller that plays like a nonstop anxiety-attack.

Full Review… | June 13, 2006
Variety
Top Critic

Imagine the little kid from The Sixth Sense as a frazzled stay-at-home mom played by Marisa Tomei.

Full Review… | January 16, 2007
DVDTalk.com

may not really be worth all the toil.

Full Review… | December 30, 2006
Filmcritic.com

It just doesn't really have much to say, and the ending makes what little one does invest in it utterly irrelevant.

Full Review… | November 17, 2006
LYTRules.com

The message is unexplored and eventually buried under an avalanche of cheap shock tactics and pointlessly dizzying visuals.

Full Review… | June 15, 2006
Las Vegas Weekly

This film has enough sporadic scares and psychological tension throughout to entertain a Friday night crowd but a more sophisticate audience may not give it the chance.

Full Review… | June 13, 2006
Film Threat

Audience Reviews for Danika

½

It was hard to explain both What I Enjoyed and Hated about "Danika". I am not a Horror, Scary, Premontion entrapenuer, but a Lethargic Enity in this Film Genre. That's one reason why I might have ebjoned, and loathed it unlike many others that have been passed into theathers.

It surpassed my expectations , although I saw It cause Marisa Tomie made the prewiews so enticing, that I'm surprised to all those that did see the preview for "Danika", Didn't see the film.. I strongly Reccomend you atleast try to grasp the film's Intentions, and Atleast give it a shot. I am sure, you will not recieve or get what you think or thought you would.

EbertsLittleApprentice
Joseph Eastmond

Super Reviewer

½

This is a movie one must pay close attention to but wouldn't mind, because it is very captivating. This is a convoluted story (not in a bad way), because it is like being in the mind of a schizophrenic. It allows the viewer to see the hallucinations, the paranoia, and the altered reality one would expect from someone with this mental illness. The story twists and turns and does not wrap up in a nice pretty picture. Tomei does a wonderful job interpreting this illness for us, and the supporting cast does a good job keeping up with her.

neffielee
nefnie lee

Super Reviewer

Genuinely good movie with twists and turns throughout . Is she mad? Is she seeing the future or is it something else? Im not going to tell you so watch it and see.

DrLappos
Barry Lappin

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