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Bad attempt at a slasher flick...even for low-budget standards, this was pretty awful! See more (28 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Nicole Abisinio ... Holly Hunter

Joli Julianna ... Nikki Reynolds
Matt Fraley ... Curt

Jim Ford ... Billy Smith
Misty Dawn Meeler ... Cindy Drake (as Misty Meeler)

Matt Lish ... Uggi Marcus
Chris Bashinelli ... Tommy
Kat Castaneda ... Julie Papus (as Katherine Castaneda)
Sal Sirchia ... Troy Olen
Antonio Mastrantonio ... Mike Soato
John Cipriano Jr. ... Mayor Dean Marcus
Damion Lee ... Jerome
Jeremy Drew ... Shawn Rae Jr.
Tiffany Cook ... Crystal
Lou Savarese ... Rico Volpe

Fidias Reyes ... Jerome's Mother
Ben Fiore ... Deputy Harold
Kim Taggart ... Detective Billie Vega
Anthony Palladino ... Sheriff Rob Cutter
Vinny De Vingo ... Hank the Bartender

Yury Tsykun ... Luke, Bar Patron #1
Vincent Giola ... Mr. Papus / Voice of News 8 Anchor

Suzi Lorraine ... Diane Lee
Jen Nightingale ... Waitress

Erika Othen ... Toni Drake
Susan Lehman ... Mrs. Olen
Stephen Minicone ... Coach Sully (voice)
Kim Sullivan ... Shawn Rae Sr.
Richard Crowley ... Janitor Joe

Ernest Mingione ... Captain Charlie Barret

Ilene Kristen ... Sexy Librarian
Stephanie Finochio ... Rachel Volpe
Van Vasilakos ... Beer Delivery Guy
Sal Manzo ... Mr. Drake
Eric S. Seigel ... Dr. Bill Smith
Angela Lutz ... Dental Assistant
Jason Roach ... Rick Cohen Jr.
Jehu Bernard ... Skater
Gerardo Curcio ... Emt #1 (as Jerry Curcio)
Jerry Sperdutto ... Emt #2
Samantha Ariola ... Dead Kid
Taylor Curcio ... Dead Kid
Anthony Curcio ... Dead Kid
Alfred Delloiacono ... Dead Kid
Beshawn Sczesnyt ... Dead Kid
Caesar Napoli ... Young Troy
Jarett Del Bene ... Young Rico

Shawn-Caulin Young ... Mike's Son

Asher Grodman ... Young Dean Marcus
Alain Lauture ... Young Bill Smith
Martinse Bastian ... Young Shawn Rae Sr.
Jonathan Tavares ... Young Jerome Sr.
David Cohen ... Young Rick Cohen Sr.
Douglas Davis ... Young Mr. Drake
Donna La Rosa ... Ruth Reynolds

Directed by
Joseph Ariola  (as Joe Ariola)
 
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Joseph Ariola  (as Joe Ariola)

Produced by
Joseph Ariola .... producer
Matthew Vose Campbell .... line producer
John Cipriano Jr. .... associate producer
Gerardo Curcio .... executive producer
Joanne J-Bird Phillips .... associate producer
Eric S. Seigel .... executive producer
Jerry Sperdutto .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Scott Anderson 
 
Cinematography by
Leif Husted-Jensen 
 
Film Editing by
John Alessi 
 
Production Design by
Mary Frederickson 
 
Art Direction by
Derek Wang 
 
Set Decoration by
Joel Custer 
 
Costume Design by
Sandra Alexandre 
 
Makeup Department
Johanna Gavilanes .... assistant hair stylist
Johanna Gavilanes .... assistant makeup artist
Sarit Klein .... hair department head
Sarit Klein .... makeup department head
Joelle Troisi .... assistant hair stylist
Joelle Troisi .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Lynn Appelle .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Matthew Vose Campbell .... first assistant director
Zachary May .... second assistant director
Betsey Thomas .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Heather Corbett .... charge scenic
Jonny Gillette .... property master
Courtney Schmidt .... assistant property master
 
Sound Department
Steven Alvarado .... adr supervisor
Gioia Birkett-Foa .... boom operator
Rob Daly .... sound effects editor
Jeff Formosa .... sound designer
Jeff Formosa .... supervising sound editor
Anton Gold .... sound mixer
Eric Offin .... sound editor
Keith Rigling .... adr editor
Keith Rigling .... foley editor
Bobby Roelofs .... sound utility
 
Special Effects by
Tim Estes .... special effects makeup assistant
Holli Martinez .... special effects technician
Tate Steinsiek .... special effects makeup
Waldo Warshaw .... pyrotechnician
 
Visual Effects by
Ari Novak .... visual effects producer
 
Stunts
Stephanie Finochio .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tom Agnello .... director of photography: second unit (as Thomas Agnello)
Abraham Altbuch .... key grip
Sung Rae Cho .... first assistant camera
Dylan Crawshay-Williams .... third grip
Justin Charles Foster .... additional assistant camera
Leif Husted-Jensen .... camera operator
Joe Lotuaco .... still photographer
Noah Luciani .... first assistant camera: second unit
Daniel Luebke .... grip (as Dan Luebke)
Brian Macaya .... best boy electric
Tim Marotta .... best boy electric
Christian May .... gaffer
Jennifer Scarlata .... first assistant camera
Jaime Segschneider .... second assistant camera
Kevin Stanton .... grip
Ethan Wilhelm .... best boy grip
 
Casting Department
Jehu Bernard .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anise Labrum .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Tim Hedden .... hd colorist
Mike Nuget .... on-line editor
Abel Rodriguez .... colorist: dailies
 
Music Department
Scott Anderson .... music editor
 
Other crew
Eric Canada .... production assistant
Tory K. Clark .... assistant locations
Daniel Dong .... production assistant
Scott Ferlisi .... location scout
Jonathan Gray .... production counsel
Emily Pecot .... script supervisor
Polly Pence .... location manager
Anthony J. Vorhies .... pre-production consultant
 

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11 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Bad attempt at a slasher flick...even for low-budget standards, this was pretty awful!, 25 April 2008
Author: slasherguyy

Knock Knock is a new low-budget horror film, which is unfortunately a really bad attempt at a slasher flick. I could not believe how bad this movie turned out to be, as the movie sounded and looked somewhat entertaining. This wasn't even so bad it was good...it was just so bad.

A group of friends find themselves being killed off by a serial killer who knocks at your door, and then kills you. Well, at least that's what I think...because barely any of the kills fit the title at all. The opening scene actually made me jump a little, and thats probably the only positive thing I have to say about this movie. Opening scene was good, but too short-lived.

The acting is mostly so-so to bad. The "lead" (we'll move onto her later) was like a cheap attempt at a lead, and all of the friends she had were just annoying and undeveloped. None of these characters had any character development whatsoever and you didn't feel for them when they died...quickly. I can't remember any of their names, and some would disappear for long lengths of time and then die quickly (after having about 5 minutes screen time total previously). The detectives were atrocious and were probably some of the worst cops you can ask for. The lead female detective dressed like a call-girl to work, and had a temper and a complete attitude on her. I didn't know a cop could slap someone in an interrogation, and get away with it. They did the worst detective work you could ask for, and didn't seem bothered by the fact that, at crime scenes, there would be limbs everywhere. Oh yeah...what was the point of the WWE wrestler Stephanie? Cleavage? As if the movie didn't have enough already.

Now, onto the lead girl. This was some of the worst characterization I have ever witnessed in film. The movie clocks in at around 84 minutes. The lead girl is first seen in the first 5 minutes of the film, for around 15 minutes and DISAPPEARS until the last 5 minutes of the film! We don't see or hear anything from her character at all and it's as if her character didn't exist or the actress just walked out on set and they continued filming. Her boyfriend, who is made to look like the male lead, has the same thing happen to him! That was bad writing right there. I couldn't believe this as I kept on waiting for the lead and her boyfriend to show up...didn't happen until the last few minutes of this crap-fest.

The kill scenes were just so rushed, you could only watch them with a straight face and just think "lame". None of the characters put up a fight at all, and would be killed very quickly and then they would be brutalized after being killed. I think this was the writer/directors way of making it longer, when they just damn right sucked. The whole plot just went from supernatural to slasher and it couldn't decide what it was. It was messy. The killer looked like a reject from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and looked like a guy dressed up as Leatherface for Halloween. Only, this guys face looked like paper mache.

I'm going to end this review saying that this movie has one of the worst extras I have ever seen in a film. EVER. During a flashback scene, one extra keeps looking towards the camera repeatedly and seems completely bored and uninvolved in the whole scene. He looked completely lost, as if he didn't know what he was meant to be doing. But I'm not surprised in a way...because this was a bad movie period!

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