The Autopsy of Jane Doe

The Autopsy of Jane Doe

DVD - 2017
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It's just another night at the morgue for a father and son team of coroners, until an unidentified, highly unusual corpse comes in. Discovered buried in the basement of the home of a brutally murdered family, the young Jane Doe, eerily well preserved and with no visible signs of trauma, is shrouded in mystery. As the work into the night to piece together the cause of her death, the two men begin to uncover the disturbing secrets of her life.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA :, Scream Factory,, [2017]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
4 3/4 in
digital,optical,surround,Dolby digital 5.1,rda
widescreen (2.40:1),rda
laser optical,NTSC,rda
video file,DVD video,region 1,rda

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Les_J
Jun 09, 2018

Good supernatural horror. The script/dialogue, acting, effects, filming, sound - everything was well done to keep my interest.

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ausnos
May 27, 2018

This movie had a slow but interesting build-up, enough to make me think it was going to be good. About halfway through it went downhill for me. Really disappointed because I felt that this film had potential.

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lakeland53
May 12, 2018

The creeps just keep on coming'. Did you ever try to get out of a situation, and realized it just kept getting worse? Sometimes you just got to walk away.
This father and son stay. It just gets deeper and deeper. Great creepy film. Well done. A different twist on 'from the grave'.

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gurujr
Mar 24, 2018

Picked the best place to control the atmosphere of a horror movie--basement of a morgue. Father and son team of coroner and medical assistant did a great job of pulling answers from their forensics of the dead body until the spooky stuff just messes them up big time. Watched this in the daytime but would have been much scarier at night. Gave me a few jumps.

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joliebergman
Mar 21, 2018

Fun, frightening, and innovative! Well done and keeps the creeps coming.

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akirakato
Mar 20, 2018

Directed by André Øvredal in 2016, this American supernatural horror movie depicts the unbelievable phenomena while father-and-son coroners examine the body of an unidentified woman (played by Olwen Kelly).
It appears like a well-crafted horror film until Emma (a girlfriend of the son) gets killed.
Well, this is a supernatural horror-movie, eh?
I know that, but how could it be possible under the natural circumstances anyboy would expect?
After that, the story gets ridiculously silly and childish while the director makes it foolishly horrible for the sake of horror.
I think I'm too scientific and naturalistic a guy to appreciate such a foolish horror movie.
I laughed my head off to death at the end of the movie.

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Janice21383
Mar 19, 2018

Autopsy of Jane Doe is like a 1970s horror movie, in both its good and bad aspects. It starts slowly, but takes time to build its Everyman characters (who are also father and son morticians). There are a couple of jump scares, but not anything like the number that are in the average modern horror film. And it attracted three first class actors: Brian Cox and Emile Hirsh, and relative unknown Ophelia Lovibond, who should get a special award for the most physically challenging role of 2016. The best thing about this film is the set; every scratch, scrape, and tacky yet ominous decorating choice is captured. Unfortunately, the script begins to unravel in the second half. It depends too much on smart characters making stupid choices. I rate Autopsy as average, but you should see for yourself.

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mr_chocolate
Mar 11, 2018

To me this film was of high quality, with smart writing and enough suspense and tension to make this film worthy of high praise as a smart mystery/thriller/horror film!
This does take place in an autopsy room, with graphic dissection and female nudity. High praise for the four main character actors in the film. Brian Cox, playing the father, Emile Hirsch, playing the understudy son, Ophelia Lovibond (Elementary's Kitty and Guardians of the Galazy's Carina), playing the girfriend, and especially to Olwen Katherine Kelly, playing the unflinching body of Jane Doe. I was not able to tell when, there was a dummy or her on the table or not! Fine direction and editing.
I too liked the previous 2010 film by this director, Troll Hunter.

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TheeAvebury
Feb 26, 2018

This is a decent little horror film- made by the same director as Trollhunter ( which I also thought was decent ).

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trotter73
Jan 19, 2018

I thought it was a decent horror movie.

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therhiannamater
Dec 02, 2017

Frightening or Intense Scenes: A cat is shown having its neck broken after being found mutilated but still alive.

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