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How to Make a Monster (2001)

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An evil video game comes to life and hunts the group of developers.

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Drummond
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Laura (as Clea Duvall)
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Hardcore
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Bug
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Sol
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Julie
James Sullivan ...
Monster
Te'ron A. O'Neal ...
Kid #1
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Kid #2
Brittney Lee Harvey ...
Kid #3
Eric Michael Zee ...
Programmer #1 (as Eric Zee)
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New Intern (as Hilary Tuck)
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Laura's Assistant
Jeff Edwards ...
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Shane Mahan ...
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The CEO of Clayton Software, Faye Clayton, lays off her development team after their latest game project, called "Evilution", receives numerous disastrous test previews, and begins her search for a new team. During this search, she selected a team of renowned game designers, Bug, Hardcore, Sol, led by Peter Drummond as replacements. At the same time, they are informed that a bonus of a million dollars would be awarded to those who make the game the most scariest, through innovation means. Desipte their rivalry among them, they work together to make the game scary enough to scare the kids in four weeks. Just as Sol adds his powerful AI chip into the hard drive, the lightning strike causes a power surge which brings "Evilution" to life. The programmers are soon confined in the building, becoming targets of their killer game they've created and the virtual nightmare begins... Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence/gore, language and nudity | See all certifications »
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14 October 2001 (USA)  »

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A Criação de um Monstro  »

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The minor demons in the fabricated game "Evilution" greatly resemble Pikachu from the popular Pokemon franchise with their yellow color, red cheeks, zig-zag tails, and long, pointed ears. See more »

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Hardcore: Yea Hardcore is my real name and I had it legally changed a year ago. I wanted Diablo but it was already taken. I plan on reapplying for it when the other Diablo passes on.
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References Guns of El Chupacabra (1997) See more »

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Slay me
24 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Very low budget TV movie about a group of game designers who are confronted by a killer demon that comes to life from a game they are developing. They are picked off one by one. Essentially a one-set flick, MONSTER has little to recommend it. It cops its title from a 1950s cornball monster flick, but otherwise has nothing to do with that long-forgotten film. The only recognizable name in the cast is Clea DuVall, who gives it her best. Tyler Mane, who played a villain in some of the X-MEN movies, here plays one of the developers. Unfortunately, he can't act to save his life. Some gore might have helped, considering this is a quasi-slasher flick. Alas, there is no gore to be found.


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