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Death by Engagement
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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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Release Date:
2 October 2007 (USA) See more »
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Stay Single
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A cursed ring bounces through an ensemble of desperate-to-be married young women, bringing brutal deaths to all who wear it. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (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
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Stephanie Dees ... Maid of Honor (uncredited)
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Directed by
Philip Creager 
 
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(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
George Hesse .... assistant camera
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
 
Thanks
Tracy Bobbitt .... special thanks
 

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99 min
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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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Concur: worse than a film school project, 3 June 2010
Author: larabeeslady

What's so incredibly bad about this movie is that it isn't even good enough to look like a fresh-out-film-school project, with those clumsy attempts to be arty and make up for that final C minus. The editing is choppy and the story makes no sense. (It's clear the filmmaker just wanted to make a statement, and sadly, there's no enough substance in that statement to fill 105 minutes.) The acting - oh, who am I kidding, there's no acting going on, just line recitation. All the characters talk exactly the same, and worse, all have the same bad dialog of that immature, bitter guy in his early 30s whose friends have all moved on while he wonders why he's the one who's still single. In fact, the characters are SO unlikeable, so shallow, so crude, so sex-obsessed, so mean-spirited, and so stupid, including the detectives, that you're forced to root for the killer just to get it over with. And that's the moment when you KNOW you've wasted minutes of your life you'll never get back.

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