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Ginger Snaps (2000)

Unrated  |   |  Drama, Fantasy, 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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They are weird... She's got the Curse... Now her sister tries to save her... (Netherlands release) See more »


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Budget:

$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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Australia is one of the only countries that rated Ginger Snaps lower than an 18 recieving an MA15. The film was rated 18 in most other countries including Germany, Canada and the UK. See more »

Goofs

When Ginger and Brigitte go to visit Sam because he has an idea, he slams the door when Ginger and Brigitte come in. Then when you see Sam and Brigitte talking the door is open. Also when the door is slammed the hinge is on the left when they are talking the door is the other way round; if you were looking from the same view as when he slammed the door the hinge would be on the right. See more »

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Ginger: [suicide note] No comment.
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Temple From The Within
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Performed by Killswitch Engage
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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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