Mary (2019 film)

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Mary poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byMichael Goi
Produced by
  • Scott Lambert
  • D. Scott Lumpkin
  • Mason McGowin
  • Alexandra Milchan
  • Tucker Tooley
Written byAnthony Jaswinski
Music byThe Newton Brothers
CinematographyMichael Goi
Edited byJeff Betancourt
Distributed byRLJE Films
Release date
  • August 24, 2019 (2019-08-24) (FrightFest)[1]
  • October 11, 2019 (2019-10-11)
Running time
84 minutes
CountryUnited States

Mary is a 2019 American horror film, directed by Michael Goi, from a screenplay by Anthony Jaswinski. It stars Gary Oldman, Emily Mortimer, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Stefanie Scott, Chloe Perrin, Douglas Urbanski, Jennifer Esposito, Owen Teague

It was released on October 11, 2019, by RLJE Films.



In June 2016, Anthony Jaswinski was announced to write the script for the film, with Tucker Tooley producing.[2] In September 2017, it was announced Gary Oldman, Emily Mortimer, Owen Teague, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Stefanie Scott and Chloe Perrin had joined the cast of the film, with Michael Goi, directing from a screenplay by Anthony Jaswinski.[3][4] In August 2018, Jennifer Esposito joined the cast of the film.[5]


In July 2019, RLJE Films acquired distribution rights to the film and set it for release on October 11, 2019.[6]


The film received largely negative reviews from critics. On the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 4%, based on 23 reviews, with an average rating of 3.36/10. The consensus reads, "Misguided from stem to stern, Mary wastes the talents of an outstanding cast -- and makes a soggy mess of its supernatural horror story."[7] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 32 out of 100, based on 11 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".[8]


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  2. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (June 24, 2016). "Haunted Ship Spec By 'Shallows' Scribe Anthony Jaswinski Anchors At Tooley Productions". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  3. ^ Kit, Borys (September 5, 2017). "Gary Oldman to Star in Supernatural Thriller 'Mary' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  4. ^ Busch, Anita (September 28, 2017). "Stefanie Scott, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo & Chloe Perrin Join Thriller 'Mary'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  5. ^ Gonzalez, Umberto (August 24, 2018). "Jennifer Esposito to Appear in Gary Oldman Supernatural Thriller 'Mary'". The Wrap. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  6. ^ Hipes, Patrick (July 10, 2019). "Gary Oldman-Emily Mortimer Thriller 'Mary' Docks At RLJE Films For Fall Release". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  7. ^ "Mary (2019)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved October 17, 2019.
  8. ^ "Mary (2019)". Metacritic. Retrieved October 13, 2019.

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