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Death by Engagement -- A cursed ring bounces through an ensemble of desperate-to-be married young women, bringing brutal deaths to all who wear it.


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  (in credits order)

Sascha Knopf ... Det. Rikki Moore

Aaron McPherson ... Det. Cade Hamilton

P.J. Soles ... Mrs. Starkington

Iyari Limon ... Erica

Christa Campbell ... Stacy

Ryan Hansen ... Michael Micelli

Jilon VanOver ... Byron Oniskon (as Jilon Ghai)

Julian Berlin ... Leila

Brandon Largent ... Spencer Starkington

Jeffrey Vincent Parise ... Robert 'Bobo' Slarn (as Jeff Parise)

John Barry ... Doctor #1

Brian Patrick Wade ... Officer Mallar

Edie Dearing ... Brittney Dibcy

Jodie Tate ... Natalie Lambert

Sam Stefanski ... Shank

Darrin Reed ... Pawn Broker
Costas Koromilas ... Officer Mallar's Partner
Polly Tolonen ... Garage Sale Girl
Maggie Myatt ... Jean

Terry Rhoads ... Vic Lord
Alan Marco ... Marty Semekas
Bill Hill ... Ray-Ray

Pennie Leigh Orcutt ... Maid
Maria Kay ... Mother
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stephanie Dees ... Maid of Honor (uncredited)

Directed by
Philip Creager 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Philip Creager 

Produced by
Philip Creager .... producer
Jose Jehuda Garcia .... co-producer (as J. Jehuda Garcia)
Chris Moore .... line producer
Pennie Leigh Orcutt .... producer (as Pennie Orcutt)
Original Music by
John Corlis 
Cinematography by
Thaddeus Wadleigh 
Film Editing by
Philip Creager 
Casting by
Piper Norwood 
Production Design by
Dan Adams 
Heather Cox 
Costume Design by
Breanna Price 
Makeup Department
Sara Irving .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Chris Moore .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tad Agnew .... second assistant director
Michael Greenspan .... first assistant director
Art Department
Jordan Andrews .... set dresser
Paul Creager .... art assistant
Rose Gordon .... art assistant
Sound Department
Michael Brillantes .... foley artist
Howard Johnston .... sound effects editor
Robert King .... sound re-recording mixer
Sean King .... sound re-recording mixer
Jim Machowski .... sound mixer
Daniel D. Monahan .... production sound mixer
Jonathan Norton .... boom operator (as Jonathan "Pockets" Norton)
Special Effects by
J.P. Pettersen .... special effects makeup
Visual Effects by
Adam Fanton .... digital effects artist
Darren Fanton .... digital effects artist
Camera and Electrical Department
Brian Fischer .... grip
Samuel Buddy Fries .... camera operator (as Buddy Fries)
Patrick Gomez .... grip
Joshua Lee Huber .... best boy electric (as Josh Huber)
Patrick Murphy .... gaffer (as Pat Murphy)
Matt Perry .... best boy grip
Robert Schierer .... assistant camera
Sergei Sorokin .... second assistant camera
Ben Thompson .... key grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alyssa Deer .... wardrobe assistant
Anne Miko .... wardrobe assistant
Breanna Price .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Matt Radecki .... on-line editor
Other crew
Tad Agnew .... production coordinator
Brandon Blake .... legal services: Blake & Wang P.A.
Kristin Bree Calabrese .... script supervisor
Christopher Conway .... production assistant
Maria Jean-Louis .... craft service
Sandy Murray .... production assistant (as Sandra Murray)
Ryan Spainhower .... production assistant
Chris Stiles .... financing consultant
Tracy Bobbitt .... special thanks

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Additional Details

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99 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

The Volvo in the opening scene was left in front of the producer's house after filming. The aftermath was a "bloody mess". Someone passing by saw the car and assumed it was linked to a crime scene and called the police. The producer arrived home after a long day of shooting to a line up of police cars and flashing lights.See more »


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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Of course this film is ridiculous . . . that's the point, it's great fun to watch!, 5 October 2010
Author: charles000 from United States

Anyone looking for a "serious" horror film, not my usual cup of tea I should point out, won't find that here. But that's not the point here . . . having fun with the ridiculously corny plot and the campy characters with their over-the-top cheesy dialogue is exactly what this film is all about.

For those folks who seem bent on delivering a somber, detailed analysis of this film . . . lighten up, take a breather for a moment or two.

I liked this film. The clichés' and absurd one-liners is enough to keep anyone entertained . . . if you are in the mood for an offbeat, quirky pseudo horror comedy, which is my take on this odd piece.

My favorite character / actress in this escapade is Sascha Knopff as the (in my humble opinion, uniquely hot) detective Nikki . . . but everyone here was absurdly delightful in their own way.

So folks, lighten up a little bit . . . have some fun with this one, if you can.

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