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The Pool (2001)

Swimming Pool - Der Tod feiert mit (original title)
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School's out, exams are over, and it's time for real life to begin. But before 12 friends from the International High School in Prague disappear to the four corners of the earth, they ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Sarah
Elena Uhlig ...
Carmen
Paul Grasshoff ...
Greg (as Thorsten Grasshoff)
John Hopkins ...
Frank
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Kim
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Martin
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Chris
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Mel
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Mike
Linda Rybová ...
Svenja
Bryan Carney ...
Carter
Maximilian Grill ...
Diego
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Catherine
Jan Vlasák ...
Kadankov
Daniel Wurm ...
Tommy
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School's out, exams are over, and it's time for real life to begin. But before 12 friends from the International High School in Prague disappear to the four corners of the earth, they intend to throw the best party of their lives. The idea to stage the party in Prague's biggest swimming pool is illegal but cool. And when Gregor, the laid-back leader of the group thinks an idea is good, then no-one else from the group objects. But what begins as the night of all nights quickly turns into a life and death struggle, as the friends come to realise that death itself is on the guest list... A mysterious masked killer sets a hunt in motion that ranges through the facility's halls and corridors. As the kids panic it begins to dawn on them that the killer must be one of them... Written by Anonymous

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Evil has surfaced.

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence/gore, language, substance abuse and brief sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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4 October 2001 (Germany)  »

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Trivia

In the scene where Mel waits for Martin in the gym, the words "Have a Nice Day" can be seen etched on the killer's machete. See more »

Goofs

The condition and fractures in the glass that Greg tries to break in the restaurant keeps changing. See more »

Quotes

Martin: [after Diego sneaks up behind him and surprises him] You goddamn Argentinians! Always sneaking up and attacking me, I feel like the Falkland Islands!
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Referenced in Scream: The TV Series: Pilot (2015) See more »

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Modern World
Written by Crisovan / Meren / Felski.
Performed by Atomic.
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Mildly enjoyable German teen slasher.
13 July 2006 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

When a group of 13 high school friends graduate,they break into the city's abandoned swimming pool complex on one last drunken spree.But the ultimate pool party soon turns into a murderous bloodbath when a vicious killer begins to stalk them one by one."Swimming Pool" borrows heavily from American teen slasher flicks.Still it delivers plenty of blood.The killings are surprisingly vicious:we get slit throats,machete stabbings,a machete impaling,cut off feet,a girl cut in half and more.The lack of nudity is extremely disappointing,though.Overall,I rather enjoyed Boris von Sychowski's horror debut."Swimming Pool" is certainly more engaging than "Cherry Falls","Urban Legend" series or similar teen slasher garbage.6 out of 10.


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