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The Hunt -- On a chilly fall morning, Jack Hamberg, his eight-year-old stepson and cameraman Atticus Monroe head into the woods to make an instructional hunting video when their outing takes a disturbing turn. While trespassing on restricted land, they stumble upon the relics of a bizarre religious monument and soon realize they're being stalked by someone or something not of this earth! Based on actual events, The Hunt is an alarmingly frightening film that combines horrific elements of The Blair Witch Project and Predator. You'll be on the edge of your seat from beginning to shocking end!
The Hunt -- There are over 43 million hunters in the United States today. A great number of hunters...a great number of deer. Statistically something was bound to go wrong.


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A great number of hunters - a great number of deer. Statistically something was bound to go wrong.
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Directed by
Fritz Kiersch 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jonathan de la Luz 
Fritz Kiersch 
Danny Martin 

Produced by
Jonathan de la Luz .... producer
Gray Frederickson .... executive producer
Danny Martin .... producer
John Simonelli .... executive producer
Original Music by
Sean Morris 
Cinematography by
Michael Goi (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Harry Keramidas 
Casting by
Allison Cowitt 
Mike Fenton 
Production Design by
Danny Martin 
Art Direction by
Rebekah Bell 
Sean Lynch 
Set Decoration by
Rebekah Bell 
Sean Lynch 
Costume Design by
Amy Briede 
Makeup Department
Darin Moore .... makeup artist
Production Management
Lewis Schoenbrun .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David H. Greene .... second assistant director
Lance McDaniel .... first assistant director
Art Department
Jeremy D'Apolito .... set dresser
Sean Lynch .... property master
Sound Department
David Barber .... dialogue editor
Sean Gray .... sound effects editor
David Kitchens .... sound supervisor
David Kitchens .... supervising sound editor
Kimberly Quigley .... sound coordinator (as Kimberly Brennecke)
Eric Reuveni .... sound effects editor
Clay Tramel .... boom operator
David Turnipseed .... sound
Ben Zarai .... sound re-recording mixer
Ben Zarai .... supervising sound editor
Visual Effects by
Daniel Barone .... digital effects artist
Barry J. Kelly .... visual effects concept artist
Charles Roxburgh .... digital effects artist
Joey Sila .... digital effects artist
Camera and Electrical Department
Damon Blalack .... camera production assistant
Brian Boyll .... grip
Pat Flanagan .... assistant camera
Greg Price .... gaffer
Charles Schner .... camera operator
Jon Shryock .... grip
Brian Shultzabarger .... camera production assistant
Andrew Swan .... electrician
Shad Wyckoff .... assistant camera
Warren Yeager .... additional photographer
Casting Department
Ann Frederick .... casting associate
Editorial Department
Arturo Tejada .... apprentice editor
Music Department
Jim Schultz .... music editor
Other crew
John Aspinwall .... production assistant
Damon Blalack .... production assistant
Samantha Bryant .... production assistant
Pam Chase .... script supervisor
Matt De La Cruz .... production assistant
Clark Deal .... production assistant
Diane Dressler .... craft service
Brandon H. Fields .... medic
Tyler Frederickson .... production assistant
William Garrett .... gun handler
Carrie Johnson .... assistant to director
Courtney Partee .... intern
Dustin Penrod .... pre-production
Michael Rains .... production assistant
Daniel Schaffer .... production assistant
Ian Schaper .... production assistant
Megan Slemp .... accountant
Megan Slemp .... production coordinator
Colin Warde .... production assistant
James Winters .... caterer
Ryan Winters .... assistant caterer
E. Jeff Davis .... special thanks
Isabel de la Luz .... special thanks
Nicholas de la Luz .... special thanks

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Rated R for language and some violent content
USA:90 min
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15 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Surprisingly good film all around, 28 March 2007
Author: dpo-6 from United States

I went into the video store and saw this title, looked at the intriguing cover and decided to give it a try. I like to give indie films a fair chance and this one looked like it may be good or terrible. I was surprised. The film was put together like a documentary, which really gives an eerie feeling throughout. The acting was pretty good, a little corny at times with certain lines, but all in all decent. The story was creepy in the sense that three hunters (one of whom is only an 8 year old boy) are in the woods, trapped, and alone, with an unknown presence hunting them. As a hunter myself, I appreciated the knowledge that went into filming this movie to show hunting as a moral sport, not a blood sport like many assume. The CGI effects were also surprisingly well done and the music was great. All in all a good film for horror buffs with a great twist of an ending. 7 out of 10 stars.

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