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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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A Máscara do Terror  »

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Opening Weekend:

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

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$38,500 (USA) (16 March 2007)
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When Leslie is applying his makeup while being interviewed about his target, the song playing in the background is the same as that heard at the end of The Shining (1980), where Jack Torrence appears in the photo: ''Midnight, The Stars and You,'' sung by Al Bowlly with the Ray Noble Orchestra, 1934. See more »

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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

Jamie: I'll tell you: never hang out with a virgin. You got a virgin in your crew, either get somebody in her pants or get the hell away from her.
Eugene: Aside from that, the simple answer is: run like a motherfucker and don't stop till the sun comes up.
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Bound To Crash
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Underdog!!
9 November 2011 | by (Zagreb,Croatia) – See all my reviews

Once a year I come across a movie like this, that takes you completely by surprise..first few minutes I had a feeling that this will be a bore and I'm mostly right about that. Not tonight. Not with Leslie. He probably became what he is because of his name and taunting he must of endured. Now on the serious side:

The acting was very good, mostly convincing..people behind the camera show how to make a great film with ridiculous budget and turn a rather straightforward story into something fresh, original and twisted. Just kudos to everyone included, even the caterers :)

Look no further. Leslie is behind YOU, not the mask.


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