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The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while ... See full summary »

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The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for them. Written by press release

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Jason, Freddy, Myers. We All Need Someone To Look Up To.


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Rated R for horror violence, language, some sexual content and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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13 October 2006 (USA)  »

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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$38,500 (USA) (16 March 2007)

Gross:

$38,500 (USA) (16 March 2007)
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Trivia

The first time Taylor interviews Eugene and his wife, a Lament Configuration puzzle box from Hellraiser (1987) can be seen sitting on a table. See more »

Goofs

When Taylor Gentry is running into the apple orchard near the end of the film you can see the set lights at the top of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Taylor Gentry: That boy is about to seek revenge over the town that murdered him. He knows this, he says, because he himself is the heir apparent to that throne of terror so long held by the likes of Voorhees, Myers and Krueger. This man's name is Leslie Vernon.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits crawl over the video of security camera at the morgue. When they end the final destiny of Leslie Vernon is revealed. See more »

Connections

References Cannibal Holocaust (1980) See more »

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Performed by The Ray Noble Orchestra
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GREAT Movie!
25 April 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I highly highly recommend this movie. It's a black comedy/mockumentary/horror movie that's bloody hilarious. I LOVED it. I can't recommend it enough!!! If you're a horror film junkie, or even if you're not (for example, my boyfriend doesn't particularly like horror films but is fond of intelligent comedy and was right beside me laughing for this one) you should DEFINITELY see this movie! It's so respectful of the genre at the same time that it plays with it... Nathan Baesel, who says he was inspired by Anthony Hopkins' Hannibal Lecter really pulls off charming and cheery -- not copying Lecter, but applying the influence to create a new and lovable serial killer (this is what makes him both funny AND creepy - it's impossible not to like him!).


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