The Mothman Prophecies - 2002 (PG-13)


Year of Release: 2002
Rated: PG-13
Director(s): Mark Pellington
Approx. Running Time: 119 minutes
Format(s): VHS
My Rating: 2 Stars (Out of 5)

From Back Cover:

-David Ansen, NEWSWEEK

From the director of Arlington Road comes a spine-tingling, supernatural thriller based on actual events that will rattle your nerves and shake your beliefs.

Distraught by the sudden, tragic death of his wife (Debra Messing), John Klein (Richard Gere), a journalist for The Washington Post, finds himself mysteriously drawn to a small West Virginia town when his car inexplicably strands him. Rescued by the sympathetic but skeptical local police sergeant (Laura Linney), he soon learns that many of the town's residents have been beset by bizarre events, including sightings of an eerie "moth-like" entity, similar to the one seen by his late wife. Investigating further and having his own terrifying encounters with the creature, he becomes obsessed with the idea that this supernatural being can predict impending calamities and is trying to warn the town of one. Is this a psychic delusion brought on by his grief or can he convince the police sergeant that there's a tragedy that must be averted? His life, and potentially others' lives, depend on his making the right choice before time runs out.

My Comments:

It's been awhile since I watched this one and I don't remember much about it, but I do remember it being watchable but not great.

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