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Hatchet (2006)

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When a group of tourists on a New Orleans haunted swamp tour find themselves stranded in the wilderness, their evening of fun and spooks turns into a horrific nightmare.

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A motley crew of tourists embark on a boat ride of the haunted Louisiana bayous where they learn the terrifying tale of local legend "Victor Crowley"; a horribly disfigured man who was tragically and accidentally killed with a hatchet by the hands of his own father. But when the boat sinks and the ghost story turns out to be real, the group tries desperately to escape the swamp with their lives...and all of their pieces. Written by Anonymous

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bayou | boat | swamp | tour | louisiana | See All (72) »

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Terror Goes Old School See more »

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Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, sexual content, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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2 April 2010 (Italy)  »

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Box Office

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$1,500,000 (estimated)

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$155,873 (USA) (14 September 2007)
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Trivia

In all 3 of the Hatchet films, someone says the line, "You've got to be fucking kidding me." This time it's spoken by Joel David Moore's character. See more »

Goofs

The titular "hatchet" that Victor Crowley uses is actually a small double-bladed ax. A hatchet has only one blade, not two like the ax used in the film. See more »

Quotes

Marcus: You look like you been molested by wolves!
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Connections

Referenced in Holliston: Suicidal Tendencies (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

I Don't Want To Wait
Written by Paula Cole
Vocals by Terri Caldwell
Performed by Mark Faden, Toby Caldwell, and Todd Caldwell
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Over-rated horror, but with good gore scenes.
11 January 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Hatchet (2006) is another of those modern horror movies that tries to copy the magic of 80's horror's, although it did have some sort of 80's feel, it just didn't have much else.

The storyline was boring and predictable, and i didn't really care for any of the characters either, and some people have "TRIED" to claim that Victor Crowley, is the next horror icon......... Don't MAKE ME LAUGH!!!!! Anyway, the story is about a group of people who decide to go on a haunted swamp tour and they get hunted down and killed off one by one by a disfigured killer. It's all rather boring and predictable and just average to be honest, it's only saving grace is the gory death scenes, of which some were very good. So all in all, i give Hatchet 5/10.


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