Daniel Isn't Real

Daniel Isn't Real

Directed by Adam Egypt Mortimer

As a boy, Luke invented an imaginary friend named Daniel who led them both into a world of fantasy and imagination. But after Daniel tricks Luke into doing something terrible, Luke is forced to lock him away. Twelve years later, the dangerous Daniel is back--and he now appears as a charming, maniuplative young man with a terrifying secret agenda. A SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE.

When Luke suffers a violent family trauma, he resurrects his dangerous childhood imaginary friend to help him cope.

Cast: Patrick Schwarzenegger, Miles Robbins, Sasha Lane, Hannah Marks, Mary Stuart Masterson

Member Reviews

Clever.

Emiliu
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1 day ago

While the movie definitely has a visual style to it, so much of it is ripped from other, better, more popular films, all of which provide a better payoff than DANIEL does. It's also a bit irresponsible in how it portrays mental illness, essentially leaving the viewer with a message insisting that sick individuals are better off dead. Good visuals, bad script, generic movie.

WWRD13
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1 day ago

Ending leaves a lot to be desired

kavak
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3 days ago

Severely underrated horror classic. Perfect casting and acting, especially Patrick Schwarzenegger as the mysterious Daniel. It is funny and campy when it wants to be, but absolutely bloody terrifying when it needs to be. Not without flaws, but deserves the highest rating just based on how tremendously inimitable the film is. Tons of care went into this project and it shows. On a final note, the set design is exceptional!

CaptainSleepy
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1 week ago

Fantastic!

Adamus
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1 week ago