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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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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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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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(uncut) | (Premium movie channel) | (European Film Market)

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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

When the older man get his leg bitten by an alligator as the tour boat is sinking, one of the girls makes the comment that with his blood in the water, the area will become an alligator feeding frenzy. However, alligators don't hunt by blood scent, as sharks do, so the man's blood in the water would make no difference. See more »

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Marcus: [making fun of the lines Ben was using on the woman sitting next to him] "That's a nice coat." You got some great lines.
Ben: [trying to make a rebuttal] What about some of your lines? That's about as classic as... That's about as classic as... I got nothing.
Marcus: Exactly!
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Jambalaya
Written by Todd Caldwell
Performed by Steve Williams, Billy McClaren, 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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