Father-daughter duo must save their small town after a mischievous spirit causes Halloween decorations to come to life.
“Gather around, brave souls. Under the eerie glow of jack-o’-lanterns and in the rustling breeze of October nights, horror comedy comes alive. THE CURSE OF BRIDGE HOLLOW is a film where halloween decorations come alive and knits a film that exudes the horror-comedy hues in full colour.
In this 2022 American supernatural comedy, a Halloween-hating dad reluctantly teams up with his teenage daughter to banish a spirit that wreaks havoc on their town. The comical narrative pushed Netflix to add the film in their 2023 Halloween collection ENTER IF YOU DARE in the HALLOWEEN COMEDIES category.
Prepare to be spooked and tickled in equal measure as we reveal the plot, cast and where to watch THE CURSE OF BRIDGE HOLLOW.
Quick Info About the Curse of the Bridge Hollow
|Cast||Marlon Wayans, Priah Ferguson, Kelly Rowland, John Michael Higgins, Lauren Lapkus, Rob Riggle, Nia Vardalos|
|Directed by||Jeff Wadlow|
|Released on||14 October 2022|
|Where to Stream?||Netflix|
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Plot of the Curse of the Bridge Hollow
The plot of the film revolves around a family of 3 who recently moved to a small town of Bridge Hollow. The father-daughter relations are a bit strained due to the baby being adventurous and a ghost believer, and the dad being logical and Halloween hater. Syd enrolled at a local school, meets the Paranormal Society of the school.
The town celebrates Halloween with great pomp and show. Syd rebelled against her father by dressing as a witch and decorating the house with lanterns she found in the storage room. The lanterns are cursed and when lit the curse spreads to the entire town. The lanterns were discovered by Syd in a treasure chest in the storage room of their house. Discover where to watch The Vampire Dairies this Halloween season.
Soon the town’s scary decorations and things come to life. The inhabitants are fighting for survival and it is revealed that the curse demands a human sacrifice. Howard, Syd and her friends started the search for the person who has the incantation to chain back the curse. Finally they banish the curse.
Along this spooky episode of their lives, Howard confided in Syd why he hates Halloween. Syd helps Howard to resolve his fear of skeletons, and the two reconcile. The statue of Stingy Jack is possessed by the spirit and tries to hurt Emily. Howard reads the incantation, banishing the curse and soon after this, all the Halloween decorations become inanimate again. Get a real Spooky Treat: “Halloween Favourites” Released on Netflix’s Enter if You Dare Collection!
Cast of the Curse of the Bridge Hollow
This horror-comedy is produced by Marlon Wayans who also stars in the film. All the casted actors and actresses portrayed their characters to such a fine extent that made the comical narrative way more fun than expected. The cast of the film has-
- Marlon Wayans as Howard Gordon, a science-obsessed and Halloween hating father to Sydney.
- Priah Ferguson as Sydney Gordon. Syd is a brave, adventurous girl who believes in the paranormal.
- Kelly Rowland as Emily Gordon, mother of Syd and wife of Howard. She loves baking and makes baked treats for the residents for the StingyJack festival.
- John Michael Higgins as Principal Floyd, a believer of Satanic propaganda. He had the page with incantations to banish the evil spirit.
- Rob Riggle as Sully, the family neighbour. She reveals to the family that a lady died in the house in which Gordons are living.
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Where to Watch the Curse of the Bridge Hollow?
THE CURSE OF BRIDGE HOLLOW is available on Netflix. If you want to watch this horror-comedy, then browse through the category titled HALLOWEEN COMEDIES in the Enter If You Dare collection and you will see THE CURSE OF BRIDGE HOLLOW. .
Public Reception and Ratings
THE CURSE OF BRIDGE HOLLOW premiered on the big screens on October 14, 2022. This horror comedy holds an approval rating of 46% on Rotten Tomatoes. The film has an average rating of 5/10 on Rotten Tomatoes. On Metacritic, the film has bagged an average score of 38 out of 100, indicating “generally unfavourable reviews.
The film has a rating of 5.6/10 on IMDb. Check out Netflix’ 2023 Halloween collection by visiting our website for THE COMPLETE ROADMAP FOR THE ENTER IF YOU DARE COLLECTION ON NETFLIX
THE CURSE OF BRIDGE HOLLOW brings to life a unique genre. The film explored human relationships, their complexities, and also gave the solution to these. Difficult times sure bring people together and give them a perfect opportunity to put behind their differences and fight. The horror canvas painted with the comical colours creates a piece that tickles us and scares us in the equal measure.
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