Split

Genre:  Thriller | Running Time:  117 min.
In theatres: January 20, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 3.28
based on 192 votes and 59 reviews
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Cast: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley, Jessica Sula, Haley Lu Richardson

Synopsis

As three teenage girls are waiting in a car to be driven home the morning after a sleepover party, a strange man gets into the driver's seat. His name is Kevin (James McAvoy) — a seriously mentally ill man with 23 personalities. He kidnaps the girls and shuts them away in a locked bunker. They quickly learn he has more than one identity when he shows up dressed as a woman, telling them, "Don't worry. He knows what you're here for. He knows he's not allowed to touch you."

Another of his personalities, Hedwig, says he's nine years old. One of the girls, Casey (Anya Taylor-Joy), realizes the only way they can get out is to convince one of Kevin's alter egos to let them go. She thinks maybe Hedwig will help, but he tells them, "He's done awful things to people and he'll do awful things to you." Hedwig tells them that they're being prepared for "The Beast."

Meanwhile, Kevin's psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher (Betty Buckley), who doesn't know what he's done, believes there is a submerged personality she hasn't yet met who will materialize and dominate all the others.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Jason Blum, M. Night Shyamalan, Marc Bienstock
Screenplay: M. Night Shyamalan
Official Site: http://SplitMovie.com

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  • 5 stars "This move was excellent. The ending was different. The story line was also, different from the rest. Those who gave the film one and two star ratings are being super critics. The actor did a phenomenal job."
  • 4 stars "Two thumbs up!!"
  • 2 stars "It wasn't nearly as good as I was hoping. The ending was especially disappointing."