September 8, 2006
Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images, sexual content, partial nudity and language
In 1692, in the Ipswich Colony of Massachusetts, five families with untold power formed a covenant of silence. One family, lusting for more, was banished - their bloodline disappearing without a trace. Until now.
Directed by Renny Harlin and written by J.S. Cardone, "The Covenant" tells the story of the Sons of Ipswich, four young students at the elite Spenser Academy who are bound by their sacred ancestry. As descendants of the original families who settled...
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Start with beautiful young actors and actresses; add a bad screenplay and horrible dialogue; mix together a weak plot, poor directing and outdated special effects. Simmer for 90+ minutes and you will have the recipe of a supernatural drama known as The Covenant
. The 4 brothers of Ipswich hide a deep secret not known to their friends and fellow schoolmates; they possess strange, magical powers, which, once manifested, can make them stronger than ever.
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