Genre Archives: Suspense

Nerve (2016)

July 27, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"Nerve" is a fast-paced movie with a compelling storyline. Young adults play the game called "Nerve," which hands out a "dare" to the player, and if the player accepts and completes the dare in a certain time frame, he or she is rewarded with money and then given a new dare and can continue to [...]

Now You See Me 2

June 10, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
For those of you who remember the first film in this series, you are in for much of the same deceptions, distractions and misdirection that you saw previously. The plot continues one year from the previous film's conclusion and features the story of the magicians knows as the Four Horsemen. A new [...]

10 Cloverfield Lane

March 11, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"10 Cloverfield Lane" is a gripping suspense story and features a chilling performance from John Goodman as Howard, a man who takes in two young adults after an invasion. The woman, Michelle (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), was driving in her car after an argument with her husband and crashed. She soon [...]

Triple 9

February 26, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Awakened

May 3, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Awakened" is a suspenseful and creepy film about a man who believes he sees the ghost of a dead singer in the house he and his wife have rented. This story gives a biblical explanation regarding "ghosts": The local pastor perceives that a demon is tormenting a man, not the "ghost" of the dead [...]

The Gift

August 7, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

The Loft

January 30, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we [...]

The Boy Next Door

January 23, 2015
Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we [...]

No Good Deed

September 12, 2014
Not Recommended for Families
"No Good Deed" works well as a suspense/thriller movie. Just when you think not much is going to happen, something does. The movie stars Idris Elba ("Thor") as Colin Evans. He plays a man that is up for parole, after being imprisoned for five years for manslaughter. He killed the man that he [...]

Unwanted Presence

September 23, 2014
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Unwanted Presence" does a good job in presenting a scary movie with a powerful Christ-centered ending. The beginning of the movie states it is based on a true story. The plot involves a celebrity named Laura Love who commits suicide in the bedroom of a house considered "haunted." The new owner, [...]