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''The Intruders'' is a 2015 Canadian suspense-thriller film by Lee Adam Massey, starring Creator/MirandaCosgrove, Creator/DonalLogue, and [[Series/TheCarrieDiaries Austin Butler]].

After the death of her mother, Rose Halshford (Cosgrove) and her dad Jerry (Logue) relocate to a new home. After noticing strange elements around the house, Rose uncovers a sinister history regarding its previous owners, much to her father's disbelief.

Not to be confused with the [=BBC=] series Series/{{Intruders}}, the 2015 film, ''Film/{{Intruders}}'', or the 2006 novel ''Literature/TheIntruders''.

Spoilers beware!

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!!This movie contains examples of:

* AbusiveParents: Marcus' mother was very authoritative. When she did not like her son's girlfriend, she forced him to kill her.
* AttemptedRape: [[spoiler: Marcus tries to rape Rose. She escapes by stabbing him with a shard of glass.]]
* AxCrazy: And he's living deep inside the house!
* BasementDweller: Marcus was known to leave the house only for church. He stayed in the basement when the Halshfords moved in.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Cheri Garrison (Marcus' mom) is a famed member of their community church, but she did not agree of her son's relationship. [[spoiler: Cheri locked Rachel in the basement and later forced Marcus to kill Rachel live in videotape]].
* CassandraTruth: Rose insists to anyone who'll listen that there is something/someone inside the house that is responsible on the unusual things going on, including the disappearances of a young woman and the previous owner. [[spoiler: She's right.]] Her father just dismisses her as developing the same illness that plagued Rose's mom, while her new love interest thinks its the grief over her mom's death psychologically manifesting itself.
* CatapultNightmare
* ChekhovsGun: The hidden passage that Rose's love interest Noah finds while working on the home and informs Rose about kicks off the final act of the film when she goes to check it out, leading to [[spoiler: Rose finally discovering Rachel's fate and encountering Marcus, thus vindicating herself, and finding an abducted Leila in time to save her]].
* CombatPragmatist: [[spoiler: Rose first fights off Marcus by stabbing him with a shard of glass. When he removes the offending shard and continues his assault on her, she digs her fingers into the wound to make him stop.]]
* GoGoEnslavement: Marcus orders Rose to change her clothes with a revealing white dress, since he's planning to turn her into Rachel's substitute.
* IHaveYouNowMyPretty
* MarriedToTheJob: Jerry, most especially after his wife's death. Rose [[CallingTheOldManOut calls him out on this several times]].
* MinimalistCast: Excluding three posthumous characters, there are two main characters, one villain, and three supporting characters for a total of SIX. Surprisingly, [[spoiler: all of them are still alive at the end of the film.]]
* MissingMom: Rose's mother died of schizophrenia. Since Rose is closer to her mom, this caused a rift between her and the workaholic Jerry.
* MsFanservice: Rose
* NeverTrustATrailer: The trailers mislead you that Rose's female neighbor Leila or Austin Butler's creepy introduction are potential suspects. They're not.
* NothingIsScarier
* PsychopathicManChild: Marcus
* RedHerring: The movie. ''No one in the trailer is the villain.''
* RoomFullOfCrazy: The hidden basement is full of mangled dolls, a dress of a deceased girl, and messages etched on dilapidated walls.
* SatelliteLoveInterest: Noah
* SelfMadeOrphan: Marcus fought and killed his mother after she forced him to kill his own girlfriend.
* SirNotAppearingInThisTrailer: The main villain [[spoiler: Marcus]] was never in the trailers and only appears by the third act.
* ThePeepingTom: Since he knows the entire house's layout, Marcus watches over Rose with voyeuristic obsession.
* WhiteShirtOfDeath: Rose watches a video where Rachel (in a white dress) was killed. Marcus catches Rose and forces her to wear that same dress.
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