X Darks the Spot (2016)

R | 1h 45min | Animation, Comedy, Drama | 22 July 2016 (USA)


Zachary Bortz goes to a cursed island where he gets brutally attacked by cursed aquatic animals there and tries to figure out why they are cursed.

Director, Producers and Writer

Director and Writer: Rob Zombie

Producers: Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Sam Raimi, Robert G. Tapert


Regan Burns, Jeff Dunham, Amy Poehler (see full cast below)

Character Gallery

Main Character

Recurring Characters


Cast overview, first billed only:

  • Regan Burns-...-Zachary Bortz
  • Jeff Dunham-...-Olivia Indian
  • Amy Poehler-…-Alexandra Bortz
  • Billy West-…-Meredith Bortz



Written by Rob Zombie

Genres: Animation | Comedy | Drama | Horror | Mystery | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong brutal bloody violence and terror throughout, sexual content, graphic nudity and language, and for drug and alcohol material | See all certifications >>

Parents Guide: View content advisory >>


Country: USA

Language: English

Release Dates

22 July 2016 (USA, theatrical release)

25 October 2016 (USA, home release)

Company Credits

Production Companies


  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (DVD) (USA) (2016)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Blu-Ray) (USA) (2016)


Followed by

X Darks the Spot: Underwater Horrors (2017)

A stand-alone sequel to the first film.


  • The film's title is based on the phrase "X Marks the Spot".
  • The film has 8 things in common with Halloween (2007):
  1. Both films were directed and written by Rob Zombie.
  2. Both are horror films.
  3. Both films are rated R for strong brutal bloody violence and terror throughout, sexual content, graphic nudity and language.
    1. The only difference is that the rating reason for this film mentions drug and alcohol material in it.
  4. Both films were released by The Weinstein Company, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Dimension Films.
  5. Both films have a 16 rating in Argentina.
  6. Both films have a 14 rating in Brazil.
    1. That rating was cut for Halloween (2007) and its video rating is 18.
  7. Both films have an 18A rating in Canada outside Quebec.
  8. Both films have a 16+ rating in Canada inside Quebec.
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