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It's ten years after the kidnapping of Martin Bristol. Taken from a backyard swing at his home at the age of six, he is forced to witness unspeakable crimes of a deranged madman. For years, Martin's whereabouts have remained a mystery...until now.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Julian (as Brandon Johnson)
Samantha Dark ...
Samantha Harrison
Heather Magee ...
Marylin
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Kurt
Courtney Bertolone ...
Courtney Harrison
John Richard Ingram ...
Sheriff Riley
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Max
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Special Agent William Perkins
Lenn Gross ...
FBI Agent Daley
Pamela Marie Guida ...
Sally
Mia Lotringer ...
Girl in Basement
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Officer at Roadblock
Jay Cohen ...
David K. Guida II ...
Mark Dobil ...
FBI Agent Parker
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Created as the middle section of a three-part trilogy, 'Malevolence' is the tragic story of a group of bank robbers on the run from the law. They hide out in an abandoned house on the outskirts of town, unaware it is next door to the home of a family of serial killers. One of their hostages escapes and runs for help, but all hell breaks loose when she runs to the "wrong" house. Written by Anchor Bay

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

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15 April 2005 (Spain)  »

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Oi rizes tou kakou  »

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$200,000 (estimated)
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Shot with a production budget of approximately $70,000. It went up to $200,000 in post-production. See more »

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Kurt: Do exactly what I say! Otherwise Baby Ruth eats a bullet!
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9 April 2005 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

I just enjoyed this flick. However, having read the other reviews, I'm seriously wondering if viewers may have been on crack or are close friends with the director? Are they serious? No, seriously? I think that the best aspect of the movie is the fact that the director imbued it with so many MAJOR components of 80's B slasher flicks - the really bad synth music, the twisted ankle, the incessant screaming, the double twist ending - but without a hint of irony, which is rather difficult to do I would imagine! The tone is extremely deadpan. If someone had told me I was watching a horror movie made in 1988, I would have completely believed it - and is a very significant statement coming from someone like me by the way. Whether intentional or unintended, the movie works for both thrills and chills. Fun stuff - no second coming like a few other critics declare. An addendum to this story. My good friend left several messages recently for me indicating that she wanted to go to "Male Violence" - yes, several times she told me that we simply must see "Male Violence"? I asked her to spell it for me..."M- A-L-E-V-O-L-E-N-C-E"...."you haven't heard about Male Violence"? So in thanks to this movie I learned that my friend can't spell or really speak...wow.


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