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The Mothman Prophecies [Blu-ray]

The Mothman PropheciesThe Mothman Prophecies wasn't a huge box office hit — possibly because it sounds like a Syfy flick in which Tiffany battles an...The Mothman PropheciesMystery and Thriller, Sci-fi and FantasyPG-13The Mothman Prophecies wasn't a huge box office hit — possibly because it sounds like a Syfy flick in which Tiffany battles an...2011-11-28Alan BatesDebra MessingWill PattonAlan Bates, Debra Messing, Will PattonScreen Gems Inc.
PSYCHIC VISIONS Laura Linney and Richard Gere in The Mothman Prophecies

PSYCHIC VISIONS Laura Linney and Richard Gere in The Mothman Prophecies (Everett Collection)

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The Mothman Prophecies

Genre: Mystery and Thriller, Sci-fi and Fantasy; Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Alan Bates, Debra Messing, Will Patton; Director: Mark Pellington; Author: Richard Hatem; Release Date Wide: 01/25/2002; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Screen Gems Inc.

The Mothman Prophecies wasn’t a huge box office hit — possibly because it sounds like a Syfy flick in which Tiffany battles an enormous mutant butterfly. But the supernatural thriller from 2002 is a rather respectable beast. Available on Netflix instant viewing, it stars Richard Gere and Laura Linney as a journalist and a cop investigating a weird spectral vision that appears before disasters strike. It’s a slow burn for sure. But patient viewers will be richly rewarded. We foresee it. B+

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