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Stay Alive (2006)

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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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Detective Thibodeaux
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Loomis Crowley
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Rex
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Sarah
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Mrs. Crowley
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Detective King
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Fidget
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Young Rookie (as Richey Nash)
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Storyline

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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The only thing you'll lose in this game is YOUR LIFE See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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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

When the detective is killed in his truck, his head explodes, covering the entire windshield with blood. However, in the very next shot, which is a side-view shot of his truck sitting in the parking space, you can clearly see all the way through the now totally clean windshield to the other side. See more »

Quotes

Phineus Bantum: I don't know what it is, man, I'm scared, I'm freaking out man, there's something OUT here - is that Abby? Wassup Mama?
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Connections

References Steamboy (2004) See more »

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

 
Pretty Good Movie, Worth A Look!
25 February 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie was actually really good, Sophia Bush is the only reason i actually decided to watch it, and i am very glad that i did. The graphics were good, and the plot was very original and awesome. If you want a horror movie to rent on a weekend, this is definitely a recommendation by me. Check it out, it's a movie that you will love or you will hate. The plot is very simple - A Group of teens are playing a video game, while trying to survive, the learn that if they die in the game, they die for real. Can they 'Stay Alive' long enough? You might be like me, and think it sounds really crappy, but it's not! anyways, go check it out!


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