Jinn (2014)



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In the beginning, three were created. Man made of clay. Angels made of light. And a third made of fire. For centuries, stories of angels and men have captured the imagination and been etched into history crossing all boundaries of culture, religion and time. These two races have dominated the landscape of modern mythology, shrouding the evidence that a third was ever created. This third race, born of smokeless fire, was named the jinn. Modern man has all but forgotten this third race ever existed. It is time for him to remember. (c) Freestyle
PG-13 (for some intense sequences of violence and terror)
Horror , Mystery & Suspense , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Dominic Rains
as Shawn/Jehangir Amin/Doppelganger Jinn
Ray Park
as Gabriel
William Atherton
as Father Westhoff
Faran Tahir
as Ali Amin
Serinda Swan
as Jasmine
Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad
as Zaheer Amin
Arman Pirzada
as Young Shawn
Imtiaz Ahmad
as Baby Jehan
Dennis North
as Owen Walker
Milica Govich
as Milla Walker
Ele Bardha
as Police Officer #1
Chris J. Lacentra
as Police Officer #2
Paul Mocur
as Asylum Guard
Walter Phelan
as Asylum Patient #1/Burned Jinn
Toby Murray
as Asylum Patient #2
Katelyn Patterson
as Asylum Patient #3
Alan Noel Vega
as Scampering Pedestrian
Ho Sung Pak
as Delivery Man
Reuben Yabuku
as Saleem
Solomon Brende
as Corpse Jinn
Mark Musashi
as Corpse Jinn
Brian Jinn
as Demon Jinn
Peter Hasegawa
as Vision Jinn
Brian Jones
as Demon Jinn
Sibylla Deen
as Temptress Jinn
Jaan Ahmad
as Jinn Voice, Village Woman
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Critic Reviews for Jinn

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (6)

With its awful acting, terrible dialogue, and laughable special effects, "Jinn" strains for the hapless genius of Ed Wood, but ends up just another bad movie.

Full Review… | April 7, 2014
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Most of the time, this incoherent thriller resembles an overheated trailer for itself: a glaringly rough assembly of ill-staged computer-generated action sequences and portentous moments.

Full Review… | April 7, 2014
New York Times
Top Critic

As an attention-grabbing opening installment for what's obviously intended as an ongoing horror franchise, "Jinn" fizzles.

Full Review… | April 7, 2014
Top Critic

A watchable if rather convoluted effort.

Full Review… | April 7, 2014
Los Angeles Times
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"Jinn" is certainly not lacking in audacity, but its uneasy balance between inspired delirium and mundane genre dues-paying is its one bridge too far.

Full Review… | April 6, 2014
Top Critic

A horror franchise isn't born.

Full Review… | April 4, 2014
Hollywood Reporter
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Audience Reviews for Jinn

I liked this movie cause it steps outside of the norm.It something I am not use to, but it has a place. I found this to be good.

Quincy Jackson
Quincy Jackson

I actually loved this movie. I really don't understand why the critic reviews weren't outstanding. I wouldn't say it's quite a horror movie, it actually reminded me of the twilight type movies. I would definitely recommend it!

aneela charania
aneela charania

Guy gets an old video from his father telling him of special abilities. Good special effects. Suppose it targets a younger audience. Fight scenes compliment a "coming of age" scenario.

Charlie Goodrich
Charlie Goodrich

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