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Severance (2006)

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During a team-building retreat in the mountains a group of sales representatives are hunted down one by one.



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David Gilliam ...
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Coach Driver
Levente Törköly ...
Lodge Killer
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Headbutt Killer


A team-building weekend in the mountains of Eastern Europe goes horribly wrong for the sales division of the multi-national weapons company Palisade Defence when they become the victims of a group of crazed killers who will stop at nothing to see them dead. Written by Tomius J. Barnard

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, language, drug content and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 August 2006 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Mutilados  »

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Box Office


£5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£483,152 (UK) (25 August 2006)


$136,432 (USA) (22 June 2007)

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1.85 : 1
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A second reference to Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) is the ending song, "We'll Meet Again," played at the end of both films. The version played in "Severance" is a hard rock version, however. See more »


(at around 46 mins) During the paint ball scene, we see characters get shot with paint. In the scene with dialog the paint is missing from their clothes. See more »


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Fantastic Film!
11 August 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw a screening of this film recently and loved it! It is truly original and one of the best horror/black comedy films I have ever seen.

The story is gripping and the cast is excellent - some of the finest British actors give star performances - in particular a stellar performance from Danny Dyer.

Normally this type of film can be all blood and guts, but Severance manages to combine the horror element (ie enough blood & gore!) with a gripping story line which keeps you on the edge of your seat throughout the film.

You will be either clutching the person next to you or howling with laughter as the filmmakers take you on an extreme roller-coaster ride. I will be surprised if this film is not a huge hit!!

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