Twisted Metal: Black (2001)

Video Game  -  Action | Crime | Fantasy  -  18 June 2001 (USA)
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Twisted Metal:Black features 15 psychotic mental patients competing in the Twisted Metal tournament for one wish that will grant them anything they want.

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Cast overview:
Michael Sorich ...
Mary Fleming ...
Bloody Mary (voice)
Maria Brady ...
Dollface (voice)
Adam Segen ...
John Doe / WarHawk (voice)
Robert Ayers ...
Preacher / Cop #2 (voice)
Katie Joseph ...
Raven (voice)
J.S. Gilbert ...
Joe Herrschaft ...
Cage (voice)
Ian Axness ...
Taxi Boy (voice)
Jay Richards ...
Commanding Officer (voice) (as Jay Richards Jr.)
Bill Glanting ...
Dr. Hatch (voice)
Paul Olsen ...
Scared Man (voice)
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Twisted Metal:Black features 15 psychotic mental patients competing in the Twisted Metal tournament for one wish that will grant them anything they want.

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During Bloody Mary's middle cinematic, when the bride Kristen tosses the bouquet to Mary, Mary is seen with a look of shock on her face, but the shot is reused from a previous shot with Kristen and her friends in the background where Kristen is still holding the bouquet. See more »

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Sweet Tooth: The contest was over. So I went and saw Calypso and asked him to make good on his promise. To bring an end to all my pain. To bring an end to the curse. He offered me a vial. He said inside it held the blood of the man who cursed me on the night of my execution. He told me if I drank it, my curse would be over. But he also said, if I ever returned to my killing ways, the antidote would wear off. And the curse would come back to haunt me. I had to decide... It took me all of ten seconds.
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References Hannibal (2001) See more »

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Paint It Black
Written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
Performed by The Rolling Stones
Published by ABKCO Music, Inc. (BMI)
By Arrangement with ABKCO Records
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The best and Blackest "Twisted Metal"
8 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Twisted Metal: Black" is just that - black. It's what you'd see if you were on a bad trip of LSD while locked up in an insane asylum. The "Twisted Metal" series was known for being the centerpiece of the vehicular combat genre of video-gaming, where people in outfitted vehicles engage each other in deadly tournaments. The most successful and acclaimed entry in the "Twisted Metal" franchise, the Playstation 2's "Twisted Metal: Black," adds some much-needed darker elements to what was in 2001, a waning series. It goes without saying that this is the "Blackest," darkest, most violent and disturbing entry yet. The developers went to great pains to create a "Twisted Metal" experience that captured the violent fury and insanity that was only hinted at in its predecessors. The game-play is greatly polished from previous games in the series, and the controls are easy to use. The biggest improvements, I feel, are the characters and the fully interactive and beautifully rendered environments. The characters this time out are all mental patients, participating in the Twisted Metal tournament in an effort to have any wish of theirs granted. As you can see, the story isn't much, but the deeply dark and twisted characters featured here make up for it. Sure, some cheesy voice actor gives the characters some life, but their stories range from insane to utterly horrific (i.e., "Twisted Metal" mascot, Sweet Tooth). If you wanted to know what went on in an insane asylum, look no further than "Twisted Metal: Black."

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