Mercy (2014 film)

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Mercy
Mercy 2014 film poster.jpg
Directed by Peter Cornwell
Produced by
Written by
Based on Gramma
by Stephen King
Starring
Music by Reza Safinia
Cinematography Bryon Shah
Edited by
  • Toby Yates
  • William Yeh
Production
company
Distributed by
Release date
  • October 7, 2014 (2014-10-07) (United States)
Running time
79 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Mercy is a 2014 American supernatural horror film written by Matt Greenberg, directed by Peter Cornwell, and starring Chandler Riggs, Joel Courtney, Frances O'Connor, Shirley Knight, Dylan McDermott and Mark Duplass. It is loosely based on the short story "Gramma" by Stephen King. It was produced by Jason Blum for his Blumhouse Productions banner and McG. The film was released straight to video by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment on October 7, 2014.[1]

Plot[edit]

A single mother (Frances O’Connor) and her two children George (Chandler Riggs) and Buddy (Joel Courtney) go to help take care of their grandmother (Shirley Knight) who has mystical powers.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

on October 25, 2012, it was announced Peter Cornwell would be directing the film from a script by Matt Greenberg and that Frances O'Connor had been attached to star in the film.[2] on November 30, 2012, it was reported Chandler Riggs had joined the cast of the film, opposite Joel Courtney in the lead roles.[3]

Release[edit]

The film was released on video on demand, DVD and Blu-ray by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment on October 7, 2014.[4]

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