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Ginger Snaps (2000)

 -  Drama | Horror  -  11 May 2001 (Canada)
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Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf.

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Is becoming a woman analogous, in some deep psychological way, to becoming a werewolf? Ginger is 16, edgy, tough, and, with her younger sister, into staging and photographing scenes of death. They've made a pact about dying together. In early October, on the night she has her first period, which is also the night of a full moon, a werewolf bites Ginger. Within a few days, some serious changes happen to her body and her temperament. Her sister Brigitte, 15, tries to find a cure with the help of Sam, a local doper. As Brigitte races against the clock, Halloween and another full moon approach, Ginger gets scarier, and it isn't just local dogs that begin to die. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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werewolf | full moon | cure | pact | death | See more »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£27,049 (UK) (29 June 2001)

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£27,049 (UK) (29 June 2001)
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Director John Fawcett refused to have CGI effects in the film, opting for all of the special creature effects to be done with prosthetics and makeup. See more »

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When Brigitte pulls out the Polaroid picture out of the camera, the picture comes out the wrong way with the bottom of the picture last (the bottom should come out first). See more »

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Sam: [throws Ginger off him] I said get off!
Ginger: Jerk!
Sam: I told you to get off me!
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Written by Patrick Tilon & Junkie XL (as Tom Holenborg)
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Finally something fresh and original.
3 June 2002 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

I'm so happy that I watched this brilliant gem of a horror movie two days ago.In those politically correct times where idiotic MTV-oriented teen slashers and comedies are made in the US,it is really good to see such original film like "Ginger Snaps".Why?Because it has some excellent suspense sequences and a rather high amount of blood and gore.The werewolf is really cool looking,the acting by two lead girls(Emily Perkins,Katharine Isabelle)is excellent and the direction is well-handled."Ginger Snaps" is a pure horror film,that is to be taken seriously.I think it ranks up there with Daniel Attias "Silver Bullet" and Joe Dante's "The Howling".10 out of 10-a perfect film for the jilted generation!


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