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Cruel World (2005)

Reeling from his dismissal from a reality show, a deranged runner-up holds a group of co-eds hostage on the set of his own fictitious show, where losers suffer a deadly fate.

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Cast

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Philip Markham
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Claude Markham
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Bobby
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Ashley
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Ruby
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Jenny
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Gina
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Jack
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Techno
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Mikko
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Collin
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Catherine Anderson
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Daniel Anderson
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Sheriff Boyle
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Deputy Grady
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Reeling from his dismissal from a reality show, a deranged runner-up holds a group of co-eds hostage on the set of his own fictitious show, where losers suffer a deadly fate.

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When You Get Voted Off This Reality Show... It's For Good!


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Rated R for strong sadistic violence and gore, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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14 October 2005 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,160, 29 October 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$16,344, 12 November 2006
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Goofs

The scene were Philip chases Catherine outside the house in the beginning of the movie sees the bandage on his right hand disappear then reappear between shots. See more »

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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Monster
Written by Mark Weiss and Arnaud Lemaire
Performed by 3against1
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Eddie does it again in this breakthrough original motion picture
2 August 2010 | by See all my reviews

This is what needs to happen on most reality shows.. then they might actually be watchable. Eddie Furlong captured the essence of a lunatic with great passion and enthusiasm. I've seen this movie about a hundred times now, and will probably watch it 100 more; its just one of those movies that never gets old. I don't think they could have hired a more perfect cast to fulfill this original heartwarming film. This movie is full of quotes that will be remembered throughout film history. Quotes such as "You win some, you lose some." and "Im the bad boy your mother warned you about.", and who could forget "I want Jenny.". If it was possible I would rate this movie an 11 out of 10, and would nominate Cruel World for BEST MOVIE EVER MADE.


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