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Blast (2000)

Four teenagers pull a prank that goes awry.





Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Dickman ...
James Chance ...
Philip Haleen ...
Moultrie Patten ...
Terri Mathieson ...
Mrs. Jones


Four high school friends believe the local myth that developer Swenson killed a kid for trespassing years earlier and got away with it. When one of the four friends disappears, the remaining three believe Swenson killed their friend and they take revenge. When their friend then shows up alive they must deal with the consequences of crossing the harsh line that separates fantasy from reality. Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug content, violence and language involving teens | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 April 2000 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Physical Graffiti  »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Liesel Matthews' final film. See more »


When Ears takes a bite of her hot dog, she starts to chew her food. In the next shot, she has nothing in her mouth. See more »


Sheriff: Here ya go.
[the sheriff gives Ears a hot dog]
Jessie 'Ears': [Quietly] Thanks.
Sheriff: You know every time you order a hot dog with Sauerkraut on it theirs something going on.
Sheriff: What is it this time?
Jessie 'Ears': Why are people so stupid? I mean no one ever does what you think their gonna do, then they end up dumping on you. Does that ever happen to you?
Sheriff: Every day. Gettin' dumped on what they pay me for.
Jessie 'Ears': Wish I was old enough to get out of this place. I'm sick of hanging around with a bunch of immature brats.
Sheriff: Oh, honey. ...
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Crazy Credits

During the credits it says: "In Loving Memory of Robert D. Bowers He was the best boy electric for the film. See more »


Written by D. Cazares, R. Herrera & C. Olde Walberg
Performed by Fear Factory
Courtesy of Roadrunner Records
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Honest comment from a user who DIDN'T work on the film
30 August 2002 | by (Brooklyn, NY) – See all my reviews

This film seemed more interested in getting teenagers to like it than in getting a story told. The music in the film is an obvious attempt at drawing in a younger audience...how else would you explain such "hip music" playing at such inappropriate times in the film? Often, the music is extremely distracting.

Not to say that there's much to distract us from...you get unrealistic teenage stereotypes that we're supposed to relate with on some level, dialogue written by a forty year old desperately trying to channel a 16 year old, and a painfully predictable storyline that wants to show us that people can change... dramatically... with no reason, thought, or logic involved whatsoever.

In the end, the film comes right out and says, "this was about reality". I'm not sure what that line meant...and i'm not sure that a hip soundtrack will help me through any of the incoherent babble littered throughout this film.

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