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Daniel returns to his family's mansion for the holidays along with his girlfriend Susanne. His family's seemingly-utopian existence is overshadowed by not only the death of Daniel's brother... See full summary »

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Daniel returns to his family's mansion for the holidays along with his girlfriend Susanne. His family's seemingly-utopian existence is overshadowed by not only the death of Daniel's brother, but also by Daniel's failure to live up to his brother's potential. However, this quickly becomes inconsequential, as blood-thirsty killers soon show up.. Written by Dave Smith <dave@stat.colostate.edu>

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He was a hired professional. But this was personal.

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Rated R for strong violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Ice-T had composed an instrumental musical score for this film that wasn't used. The compositions instead appeared on an CD entitled "Below Utopia: The Lost Score". See more »

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Daniel fumbles to take Susanne's shirt off in the car. He finally manages it, but in the next shot it's back on and he has to take it off again. See more »

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Hark the Herald Angels Sing (O Come All Yes Faithful)
Arranged by Bob Holroyd for String Quartet
Published by Jim Long Companies, Inc.
Courtesy of Zomba Music
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If you are a fan of Alyssa Milano then you'll love this one.
17 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

Alyssa gets lots of screen time in this one as the wife to be. She and her fiance go to dinner at the country home of his much "well to do" and I might add disfunctional family only to find that someone has planned to do away with the whole bunch. Only a few of you will figure out who the bad guys really are in advance of the ending. Nice writing and acting however I thought that the direction needed a little attention due to the fact that when hiding in the basement one would think to be a little quieter.


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