Quija: The Origin of Evil 2016

“Contact the Dead Board-Game”

The movie Quija: The origin of evil was one of the top 25 hollywood movies of 2016. Based of the movie Quija of 2014 by Hasbro. Quija was released on October 21, 2016 by Universal Studios in United States. It has the running time of 99 minutes.

This movie was written and directed by Mike Flanagan. Produced by Michael Bay, Bradley furrer, Andrew Form, Jason Blum, Bryan Goldner, Stephen Davis and Trevor Macy. It has the budget of $9 million and gross over $81 million.


  • Elizabeth Reaser  as Alice Zander
  • Annalise Basso as Paulina “Lina” Zander
  • Lin Shaye as Old Paulina Zander
  • Lulu Wilson as Doris Zander
  • Parker Mack as Michael “Mikey” Russell
  • Henry Thomas as Father Tom Hogan

Movie was set in 1967 Los Angeles, a widow named Alice Zander works as spiritual medium. She was accompanid by her daughters, Paulina “15 years old” and “9 years old” Doris. Their real intention is to help people moved on from the past. Alice incorporate a Quija board as Lina suggested her for her readings. Unconsiously, Alice contacts a spirit and break then rules by ending the board-game without saying “goodbye” that possessed her daughter Doris. This is one of the three (3) rule of playing Quija board-game that needs to be followed.

A foreclosure notice worry their family for they might lose their house. So, Doris used the Quija Board for help. Thinking that her dead father “Roger” might help them. Unfortunately, she was lead by the spirit behind then wall of the basement and found  pouch of money and gave it to her mother. That starts Alice beleiving that they can still contact her husband.

Sooner, more terrible things happened. A priest named father Tom also beleived in the power of Quija board. They tried to contact his dead wife gloria that lead for his death. Another innocent person Mikey, boyfriend of Lina was also killed by the spirit “Marcus”.

Doris died and reunite with her father the same thing with Alice. Lina was commited in mental hospital after suspected for the killing of her mother.