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It is unlikely there has ever been a horror film less effective than Trick or Treats. The killer is more annoying than scary, and the final girl is unlikeable. The film has little suspense, gore, or plot. The shots are badly lit, and mainly focus on the final girl's ass. The story takes place in Los Angeles, where a man is taken to an asylum by his wife so she get his money. Seven years later he breaks free to get revenge. However, the wife's away at a party in Las Vegas with her new husband and has left their son with a babysitter. The son is an amateur magician, and he proceeds to play tricks on the babysitter, until eventually the father breaks in and the babysitter thinks the strange calls and noises are the son's doing. The film was directed by Gary Graver, a cinematographer who worked with Orson Welles on many films and was apparently good friends with him. Welles is credited in the film as "Magic Consultant".
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