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Rated: 18+ (R)20011h 46mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: War Revenge Disaster Country: Mexico 
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After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely headmistress, Carmen, and the kindly professor, Casares. Soon after his arrival, Carlos has a run-in with the violent caretaker, Jacinto. Gradually, Carlos uncovers the secrets of the school, including the youthful ghost that wanders the grounds.The Devil's Backbone featuring Eduardo Noriega and Federico Luppi is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 4 others. It's a drama and fantasy movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 92% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (57,382 votes).

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#1,229 Ranked Movie

#36 Ranked in Revenge Movies

#40 Ranked in Ghost Movies

#108 Ranked in Horror Movies

The Devil's Backbone has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 92% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (57,382 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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