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Dark Ride (2006)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  20 October 2006 (USA)
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A group of six friends on a road trip stop off at an amusement park attraction named 'Dark Ride', unaware that a psychopath who brutally murdered two girls, has just escaped a mental institution and is seeking refuge there.

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Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the park. Written by Anonymous

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Will You Survive The Ride Of Your Life? See more »

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Rated R for strong grisly horror violence and gore, sexuality, nudity, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

"Dark ride" is an old term used in the carnival business to describe rides that involve getting in a cart or buggy and traversing a dark, enclosed building designed to have characters or props appear at intervals, designed to surprise or entertain. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the film a number of newspaper headlines are shown including one that reads "Killer Sentenced to Life in Mental Institution." Yet later in the film Jim says that he read an article about the event that said that the killer had died. Bill then reveals that the media had reported that the killer had been killed, and the fact that he was locked up in a mental institution was a secret known only to people involved in the case. See more »

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[first lines]
Colleen: Looks like it's closed.
Samantha: Don't be such a wimp. The guy's right there.
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At the end of the credits we hear the laughter of a child as the My2Centences logo appears. See more »

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References Tire Trouble (1924) See more »

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Skipping Rocks
Written by Garcia/Holford/Royce
Performed by Darediablo
From the album "Bedtime Stories"
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Dark Ride take you on a ride to 80 slasher pics
2 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dark Ride was exactly what it is suppose to be.. A throw back to the 80 horror movie of college age kids being killed and then the surprise twist ending.. It was not the greatest movie but I enjoyed it due to all the memories it brought back, from Funhouse (which it is almost a copy) to the burning, Friday the 13th, sleepaway camp, etc etc.. Acting was OK, and the premise was OK as well, How ever, premise is many years ago, two kids get killed, now years later, the killer escapes and this is when the kids decide to go and look at the ride.. Twist ending later, (its not bad but didn't quite explained how it just ended up that happen at that time, but all in all it was not a bad movie.. Compare to most of the movies of horror filmfest, this was actually one of the better ones..


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