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When a family of three returns to America for a family funeral after living in Shanghai for the past three years, a desperate mother races to save the life of her suffering child upon discovering that he has fallen victim to the wrath of a living corpse. Sarah, Jason, and their young son Sammy were living halfway across the world when they were summoned back home to pay their final respects to a beloved family member. Shortly after the funeral, however, an already grim situation takes a heart-wrenchingly bleak turn when Sammy falls mysteriously ill and appears to be on the brink of death.… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

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"Director Ernie Barbarash makes judicious use of CGI trickery -- in one key scene, he cleverly shocks his audience into laughing -- but at heart, he's an old-school traditionalist when it comes to scary stuff."
‑ Joe Leydon, Variety
"The plot pieces all fit together nicely, the acting is fair and the scary stuff is well executed."
‑ Jim Slotek, Jam! Movies
"There are elements of a good fright flick and intriguing ghost story in They Wait. It's too bad that they are overshadowed by all the bad aspects " terrible dialogue and cheesy special effects and makeup."
‑ Susan Walker, Toronto Star
"...a tedious and downright silly piece of work."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Initially promising for its attempt to situate Asian supernatural motifs within a North American context, They Wait is itself too derivative of its own movie ancestors to yield fresh scares."
‑ Jason Anderson, Globe and Mail
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