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Five women are stalked by an unknown assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day

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Valentine's Day 1988: At the school dance, geeky Jeremy Melton bravely faces one rejection after the other when asking four popular girls to dance with him. A fifth girl, plump and insecure, agrees, but they end up making out under the bleachers. When a group of school bullies catches them, the girl claims that Jeremy attacked her. This causes them to strip off his clothes and beat him up in front of the entire school. Flash forward to 2001. We meet the five girls who were in that school gym: Kate, Paige, Shelly, Lily and the formerly plump Dorothy. They are all in their 20's now and trying to sort out their love lives, which is appropriate, since Valentine's Day is coming up. After a disastrous date with a loser, one of the girls, a pre-med student, is murdered by a Cherub-mask wearing killer who sent her a death threat in the form of a Valentine card prior to the attack. After the four remaining girls are reunited at her funeral, they all start receiving threatening cards and ... Written by Tertius Saayman <tsaayman@hotmail.com>

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This Valentine's Day is gonna be killer! See more »

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Rated R for strong horror violence, some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£461,104 (UK) (13 April 2001)

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ESP 216,467,692 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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During the original casting process, Tara Reid played "Dorothy Wheeler' (now played by Jessica Capshaw) and Jennifer Love Hewitt played "Paige Prescott" (now played by Denise Richards). See more »

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When Shelley meets her friend in the hallway, he drapes his backpack over one shoulder before leaving. In the reverse shot of him leaving, his backpack is missing. See more »

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Paige Prescott: Detective Vaughn, please remove your hand from my thigh.
Det. Leon Vaughn: Okay, where would you like me to put it?
Paige Prescott: How about up your ass?
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Friggin Awesome
3 February 2001 | by (Waterbury, Connecticut) – See all my reviews

Okay now, walking into this movie you should know what you're going to be seeing:"Some dumb ass white movie about some dumb ass white girls getting their white asses cut the f*** up". This movie might not have been to original but it sure was a hell of a lot of fun. The death scenes were some of the best ever depicted in a horror movie especially one in particular when a girl gets thrown through a shower and doesn't really make it out alive. This movie isn't another SCREAM rip off as some people might think, it's more within the lines of HALLOWEEEN and FRIDAY THE 13Th. Which isn't a bad thing since those movies are now horror classics that spawned neverending sequels, and boy does VALENTINE have sequel written all over it. You'd have to be not paying attention for the last twenty minutes to not know who the killer was although there is a twist at the end that is confusing to some, but excellent just as well. If you're looking for the new movie that's gonna redefine the horror genre than look somewhere else. If you're looking for a fun and scary way to spend 97 minutes watching a movie in the tradition of those great 80s slasher flicks than this is definately the movie for you. Even if you're not this movie is at least worth the matinee price to see the cool death scenes.


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