When he is squeezed out of the company started by his deceased father, his only friends become a couple of rats hes. The glory is in the details as it retells the same story before, but now with a loving interest in the original film as well as bringing more stylish flares to the table and increasing the weirdness and camp factor in. Willard is a social misfit who is made fun of by his coworkers. Willard is an interesting horror tale about a social misfit who has a hard time and his only friends are rats. When he is squeezed out of the company started by his deceased father, his only friends become a couple of rats hes been raising. Please wash your hands and practise social distancing. Willard 2003 watch willard full movie online 123movies. In this creepy story of a man and his rodents, glover seems born to play the oddball title character. Domestic box office comparison between willard 2003 note. A well made movie with decent production value, the cast adds to its greatness. In this remake, willard crispin glover is a quietly desperate man who lives in a huge, decaying mansion with his even more decaying mother. Willards 2003 update is a loving and passionate venture back into the original film.
Willard 2003 is a science fiction thriller horror movie that is a remake of willard 1971 and is loosely based on author stephen gilberts novel ratmans notebooks. Willard 2003 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Im not even sure how to describe it myself, but very suspenseful, and if one has never heard of the movie, and give it a first time watch, you couldnt keep your eyes off the screen. Willard is a shy, lonely man who finds a way to gain revenge on those who bully him with the help of his intelligent pet rat ben and an army of killer rodents. Willard was brought to the screen for the second time by writerdirector glen morgan and producer james wong, who previously worked together on episodes of the xfiles as well as. Socially inept and saddled with a miserable job, willard shares a powerful bond with the rats who dwell in. In the original film willards coworker gave him an orange tabby cat named chloe which he ultimately dropped off with a man in a phone booth. The next level 2019 dolittle 2020 sonic the hedgehog 2020. But one rat, ben, isnt so amenable to willards orders, and a horrifying test of wills begins. Willard is a 1971 american horror film directed by daniel mann and starring bruce davison and ernest borgnine. Director and cowriter glen morgan final destination 2000, final destination 3 2006, the one 2001, the xfiles 1993 did an awesome job with the movie revolving around rats and an awkward, lonely human. Get willard dvd and bluray release date, trailer, movie poster and movie stats.
Life has become one big trap for 32yearold willard stiles. Willard dvd, 2003, platinum series for sale online ebay. Martins house, he takes the 7 train you can obviously tell, as the 7, at the time, was the only line running those old red cars. Desperate for companionship, the repressed willard befriends a group of rats that inhabit his late fathers deteriorating mansion. It is loosely based on the novel ratmans notebooks by stephen gilbert, as well as on the novels first film adaptation, willard 1971, and its sequel, ben 1972. Willard 2003 123movies 123 movies watch full movie.
Mar 14, 2003 a horror movie none the less, willard is an interesting film that we dont see too often. He lives in a large house with only his cranky and decrepit mother henrietta for company. A social misfit is made fun of by his coworkers whose only friends are a couple of rats he raised at home that he uses to attack those who have tormented him. Watch willard 2003 movie trailer instantly, no need to login. A social misfit, willard crispin glover is constantly humiliated in front of his coworkers and squeezed out of the family business by his boss r. Lee ermey, jackie burroughs, ashlyn gere the pg movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 40 min, and received a score of 61 out of 100. The biggest mistakes you never noticed in willard 2003. Released by lala land records in 20 lllcd 1253 containing music from willard 2003.
A theatrical engagement is defined as the movie playing in a single theater for one week. But one rat, ben, isnt so amenable to willard s orders, and a horrifying test of wills begins. The original 1971 willard, a nasty bgrade horror flick about an oppressed misfit whose only friends are an evergrowing army of rats, was not a movie that cried out for a remake. Willard is a remake of the 1971 film, which was a surprise hit at the box office. Released march 14th, 2003, willard stars crispin glover, r. Given the decision to make one, though, its hard to imagine a more fitting casting choice than crispin. It was not billed as a remake by the producers, who chose instead to present it as a reworking of the themes from the original, with a stronger focus on suspense. Financial analysis of willard 2003 including budget, domestic and international box office gross, dvd and bluray sales reports, total earnings and profitability. Willard soundtrack from 2003, composed by shirley walker. Watch willard 2003 full movie online free on putlocker free. Desperate for companionship, the repressed willard crispin glover befriends a group of rats. Socially inept and saddled with a miserable job, willard shares a powerful bond with the rats who dwell in his basement. Willard dvd, 2003 willard stiles crispin glover is a social misfit taking care of his ill and fragile but verbally abusive mother henrietta jackie burroughs in a musty old mansion that is also home to a.
His boss has stolen his fathers company and now humiliates willard on a daily basis at. Second unit chef dave carlsons credit is listed as. In this remake of the 1971 film, reclusive and socially awkward willard stiles crispin glover befriends and trains an army of rats to do his twisted bidding. It is loosely based on the novel ratmans notebooks by stephen gilbert, as well as on the novels first film adaptation, willard 1971, and its. Soon it becomes clear that the brood of rodents is ready and willing to exact a vicious, deadly revenge on anyone who. Start your free trial to watch willard and other popular tv shows and movies including new releases, classics, hulu originals, and more. Willard is a down trodden man who lives with his ill and abusive mother in her house. It is loosely based on the novel ratmans notebooks by stephen gilbert, as well as on the novels first film adaptation, willard, and its sequel, ben. The film makers suggested making willard a very ratlike human and requested the makeup artists make crispin glover unattractive and nervous looking by accenting the hard angles of his face, making him pale, dark around the eyes, and making his distinct nose stand out.
Watch the full length movie of willard 2003 online or on the fios mobile app. So, for example, a film that plays in 3,000 theaters in its first week and 2,000 theaters in its second week will have had 5,000 theatrical engagements. Willard 2003 glen morgan synopsis, characteristics. This is an eerie little horror yarn that is quite creepy, especially if you hate rats. Willard dvd, 2003 willard stiles crispin glover is a social misfit taking care of his ill and fragile but verbally abusive mother henrietta jackie burroughs in a musty old mansion that is also home to a colony of rats. See more ideas about willard 2003, rats and willard movie. Willard stiles is a meek social misfit who develops an affinity for rats. The blu ray quality is excellent and very clear for a 70s film. Haunted by the ghost of his dead father, psychologically suffocated by his mother and ridiculed by his coworkers, willard makes an eerie discovery. Willard is a 2003 american horror film cowritten and directed by glen morgan and starring crispin glover, r. But a storm is brewing, and when tragedy strikes, an unstoppable. Willard movie poster bruce davison original uk quad. In the scene where willard is in his fathers study, the packet containing his fathers belongings is marked as being from the brooklyn coroner, suggesting that he lives in brooklyn.
In willard, you mostly do know what the rats are going to do next, which is a big problem with the film. The supporting cast included elsa lanchester in one of her last performances before her death, and sondra locke in one of her first. Thats because willard is able to marshal his rats into disciplined groups that scurry off on missions on his behalf. The sequel, ben, is a continuation of willard where a young boy takes over looking after the rats, and its a little more gruesome than willard. Lee ermey, laura harring storylinethis is the story of willard stiles who is a social misfit taking care of his ill and fragile but verbally abusive mother. On his 27th birthday, he comes home to a surprise birthday party thrown by his mother, where all of the attendees are her friends. Mar 14, 2003 in willard, you mostly do know what the rats are going to do next, which is a big problem with the film. Willard movie 2003 this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.
You never know what a rat is going to do next, which is one of the big problems with rats. He works at the business his father once owned, for mr. When his mother tells him to kill the rats in the basement, he goes to the store to buy traps and poison. This is a great double feature with some interesting extras. This is the story of willard stiles who is a social misfit taking care of his ill and fragile but verbally abusive mother henrietta in a musty old mansion that is also home to a colony of rats.
Willard was brought to the screen for the second time by writerdirector glen morgan and producer james wong, who previously worked together on episodes of the xfiles as well as the features final destination and the one. For years, willard stiles crispin glover, the wizard of gore has been. The original 1971 willard, a nasty bgrade horror flick about an oppressed misfit whose only friends are an evergrowing army of rats, was not a movie that cried. Conference of catholic bishops office of film and broadcasting. Just log on to your verizon account and watch the latest shows online. In these furry creatures, willard finds temporary refuge from daily abuse at the hands of his bedridden mother and his fathers old partner, frank. Enjoy a rich lineup of tv shows and movies included with your prime membership. Based on the novel ratmans notebooks by stephen gilbert, the film was nominated for an edgar award for best picture. A horror movie nonetheless, willard is an interesting film that we dont see too often. The willard star talks about rats, snails, salt, and finding a safe way home. Watch willard 2003 full movie online free on putlocker. Willard the 2003 movie, trailers, videos and more at yidio. Willard starts off slowly but builds up to a satisfying ending. Much like rivers edge, the audience is left wondering where crispin glover came from.456 592 1116 429 1110 1597 1644 604 1128 613 1057 936 830 1542 806 1014 1579 387 1429 68 1019 1326 1164 997 517 386 174