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When the Bough Breaks (2016)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Horror | 9 September 2016 (USA)
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A surrogate mom for a couple becomes dangerously obsessed with the soon-to-be father.

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Todd Decker
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Roland White (as Michael K. Williams)
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Martin Cooper
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Dr. Grace Park
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Peter Kaye
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John's Mother
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John and Laura Taylor (Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall) are a young, professional couple who desperately want a baby. After exhausting all other options, they finally hire Anna (Jaz Sinclair), the perfect woman to be their surrogate - but as she gets further along in her pregnancy, so too does her psychotic and dangerous fixation on the husband. The couple becomes caught up in Anna's deadly game and must fight to regain control of their future before it's too late. Written by Sony Pictures

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Rated PG-13 for violence, sexuality/partial nudity, thematic elements, some disturbing images, and language | See all certifications »
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9 September 2016 (USA)  »

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The Birth Mother  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,202,323, 11 September 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$29,703,843, 6 November 2016
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Trivia

Regina Hall and Morris Chestnut have starred in The Best Man (1999) and The Best Man Holiday (2013). See more »

Connections

Featured in Conan: Danny McBride/Regina Hall/Colvin & Earle (2016) See more »

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Brave
Written by Jhene Aiko (as Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo), Ernest D. Wilson (as Ernest Wilson) and Steve Wyreman
Performed by Jhene Aiko (as Jhené Aiko)
Courtesy of Def Jam Recordings / Artium Records
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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Great movie
19 September 2016 | by See all my reviews

John and Laura Taylor (Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall) are a young, professional couple who desperately want a baby. After exhausting all other options, they finally hire Anna (Jaz Sinclair), the perfect woman to be their surrogate - but as she gets further along in her pregnancy, so too does her psychotic and dangerous fixation on the husband. The couple becomes caught up in Anna's deadly game and must fight to regain control of their future before it's too late.

I loved this movie. I think all of the actors did a great job. Morris Chestnut always brings it in his movies and the attraction he has with Regina Hall felt so natural. I would like to see more movies like this. I never would have let that PYT move into my house though. Nah.


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