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Cherry Falls (2000)

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In the small town of Cherry Falls a psychotic murderer is killing off the virgins of the local high school.

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A psychotic serial slasher starts a bloodthirsty murder rampage at Cherry Falls high school that only kills the local high school virgins. This leads to the local teenage population organising a sex party in order to lose their virginity and thus no longer be targets... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Get Laid... Or Die! See more »


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Rated R for strong violence/gore, teen sexuality, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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25 August 2000 (UK)  »

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Cherry Falls - Asesino de vírgenes  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)

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£241,171 (UK) (25 August 2000)

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ESP 317,877,751 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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The town meeting scene was filmed in the hallways and gymnasium of Thomas Jefferson High School in Richmond, VA. See more »

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In the opening scene, Stacy is sure to lock the door. As the camera shows the door by itself, it is clearly unlocked. See more »

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Wally: Have you ever played Death Quake?
Students: Ok... but you have to use a rubber!
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Crazy Credits

In the final bits of credit under the SPECIAL THANKS: it reads NO VIRGINS WERE HARMED DURING THE MAKING OF THIS MOTION PICTURE. See more »

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References Batman (1966) See more »

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Innocence is deadly!
2 October 2005 | by (Brentwood, USA) – See all my reviews

Shamefully neglected horror thriller is probably the best slasher film to follow in the footsteps of Scream (1996), too bad it ended up being a television movie!

In the seemingly innocent town of Cherry Falls, Virginia, someone is murdering high school students who just happen to be virgins!

Clever premise, being a twist on the classic slasher convention of sex=death, pays off in this dark and splendidly suspenseful shocker. The direction of Wright is solid with the occasional touch of stylishness. He makes good use of the Virginia filming locations and adds some spooky elements, like the rather creepy looking killer. Ken Seldon takes what could have been a lousy concept and makes a wonderfully twisted and entertaining story. There's also the occasional touch of comic relief (like the have sex or die party) and a dark sense of humor about the story. The murder sequences are gory and shocking despite the limitations of TV censors, which caused some of the film to be edited.

The cast is pretty good. Young Brittany Murphy is appealing and likable as a rather unconventional leading girl. Michael Biehn is great as Murphy's father who's also the local sheriff. Jay Mohr is excellent as the rather timid school teacher who fears for his students safety. The supporting cast is also good, most notably Candy Clark as Murphy's slightly odd mother.

Cherry Falls is a film that really got the shaft on its releasing, as it's far superior to a number of the theatrically released slasher-by-the-numbers flicks that where out around the time. Horror fans, before you bother with the likes of Urban Legend (1998), the lousy Valentine (2001) or any sequel, give this one a turn! You just might find it to be one of the best!

*** 1/2 out of ****


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