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Curse of the Forty-Niner (2002)

 -  Horror  -  October 2002 (USA)
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A group of friends discover gold deep inside an old mine. But by taking the gold and think they've hit it big, they awaken a long dead miner who's Hell Bent on protecting his treasure.

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Aunt Nelly
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Sheriff Murphy
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Old Man Prichard
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Jeremiah Stone
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Caleb
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Reverend Sutter
Brad H. Arden ...
Forty-Niner
Sean Hines ...
Nick Berman
Carrie Bradac ...
Claire Berman
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Axl (as Steve Wastell)
Sangie ...
Tori
Rick Majeske ...
Hayden (as Rich Majeske)
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Rox Ann
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Eve
Shadrach Smith ...
Jared
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A group of friends discover gold deep inside an old mine. But by taking the gold and think they've hit it big, they awaken a long dead miner who's Hell Bent on protecting his treasure.

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Rated R for horror violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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The Miner throws his shovel at Roxann who is in the driver's seat of the explorer. The shovel is oriented blade up as he throws it and as it flies towards the explorer. But when the shovel hits and goes through the windshield it is blade down. A few moments later it is shown embedded and it is blade up again. See more »

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"They axed for it!"
31 July 2004 | by (Miami, FL, USA) – See all my reviews

And unfortunately, so did I. ANY movie that relies on a bad pun as its tagline or its title should be relegated to the $2.00 bin, but we decided to try a second consecutive bad movie for movie night. We had a winner in "House of the Dead"--go with that one if you want a laughable flick.

Some witch jumped into the water after being set on fire by Mr. Miner. Some guy took a dump in the woods. And that same guy grabbed a new girlfriend right in front of his old one. I don't remember much else. The last third of the movie was utterly insipid, and we were all waiting in agony until the end.


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