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Below Utopia (1997)

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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Susanne
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Daniel Beckett
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Jim (as Ice T)
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Tiny (as Tommy 'Tiny' Lister)
Richard Danielson ...
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Justin Beckett
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Aunt Estelle
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Jack Beckett
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Marilyn Beckett
Eric Saiet ...
Cousin Allen
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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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Trivia

Alyssa Milano said she was surprised by the way Ice-T reacted on the shooting scene, explaining most actors would have done it differently. When she confronted him, he responded that shooting scenes in real life are like that. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene the shots through the windshield of the Mercedes show the gear shift lever in "park" as they are driving up the mountain. See more »

Soundtracks

Hark the Herald Angels Sing / O Come All Yes Faithful
Written by Charles Wesley (uncredited) and Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (uncredited) / lyrics by Frederick Oakeley (uncredited) and music by John Reading (uncredited)
Arranged by Bob Holroyd for String Quartet
Published by Jim Long Companies, Inc.
Courtesy of Zomba Music
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Great B-Movie
9 September 2001 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

Common guys, don't critic B-movies and rate them on the same

scale then the Big Picture, i mean common, they don't have the

same budget, same cast... I think some of you just should take a

handy cam and try to make a little home movie with $500 budget,

then show it to strangers and ask them to put a critic on it, you'll

see how it feel! That was a pretty good B-Movie, the cast was not

that bad, Alyssa was pretty good, sexy as always, Ice-T was a

mean guy like in most of the movies... but it was something

interesting, I don't feel like I wasted my money to watch it! If you do

think that, never rent B-Movies anymore then my friends... they are

pretty much always like this! End of the line I give a 6 for that nice

movie!


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