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For a group of teens, the answer to the mysterious death of their old friend lies within the world of an online video game based on the true story of an ancient noblewoman known as the Blood Countess.

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Loomis Crowley is testing the underground game Stay Alive with his friends Sarah and Rex. When the game is over, Loomis finds Rex and Sarah dead in their room, and he is pushed by a shadow from the staircase, breaking the banister and hanging the same way he died in the game. Loomis' sister, Emma, gives his game to his best friend, Hutch. They, and his friends Miller, Phineus with his sister October, Swink and Abigail play the game together. When Miller and Phineus die the same way they died in the game, the survivors disclose that the game is based on the life of the evil Countess Elizabeth Bathory. She was buried alive in the tower of her real state in the Geronge Plantation. With the police chasing them, and after the death of October, the survivors reach the house and try to find the corpse of the Countess to destroy her fiend. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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If you play, you'll never see the light of day See more »

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Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for horror violence, disturbing images, language, brief sexual and drug content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 March 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Death Game  »

Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$47,168 (South Africa) (17 November 2006)

Gross:

$47,168 (South Africa) (17 November 2006)
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(Unrated Director's Cut) | (TV)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the final Scene, a blue and a green controller are show right after the game store employee puts the game into the system. These are off brand Sega Dreamcast controllers. See more »

Goofs

After the scene in which Phineus takes a hit from a bong, during different takes the right shoulder strap on Abigail's top goes from up, to down, to back up. See more »

Quotes

October Bantum: Whoever said size doesn' matter never played a third-person shooter. Can I have a 42-inch this time? You know I like the big ones...
Hutch O'Neill: Once again, that is too much information- oh, shit!
[Hutch runs to the bathroom]
Phineus Bantum: [to October] ... You're a whore.
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Connections

Referenced in Impossible Dreams (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Sweet Dreams
Written by Graham Russell
Produced by John Frizzell and Frederik Wiedmann
Performed by Jess Harnell
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User Reviews

 
Awesome Horror Flick!
31 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie, just because now a days Hollywood can't make a horror flick without Blood, guts, gore, and nudity. I mean usually I'm against PG-13 horror movies because without the blood and gore they just can't seem to make it work, but with Stay Alive the storyline and plot kept me on the edge of my seat the whole movie. The character development was great, sure some things could of been cut shorter and not so run-on sorta say. But i think for a PG-13 horror movie its awesome. Strong plot that keeps you watching i suggest if you like horror movies without all the bloody gory stuff...Go see this its a great film and i suggest everyone to watch it, it's worth it.


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