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Amusement (2008)

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Three women are stalked by a killer with a grudge that extends back to the girls' childhoods.



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As retribution a psychopathic stalker known only as The Laugh attacks the now adult girls who picked on his sick childhood tendencies. Tabitha, Shelby and Lisa become the target of a madman with a serious adolescent grudge. Written by

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9 October 2008 (Thailand)  »

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Amusement: El juego del mal  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

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The Laugh: It's a metal scope Victrola.
Dan: Oh.
The Laugh: It's very old... and priceless.
Dan: What's it do?
The Laugh: What does it do? Well, it plays a song, and at the end, you get a surprise. Well, go on. Try it.
Dan: Oh no, that's okay.
The Laugh: Try it.
Dan: Okay.
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For the studio pocketbook's amusement, not the audience's.
26 January 2009 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

I wasn't amused with "Amusement".The laughable synopsis on the cover goes like that: Tabitha,Shelby and Lisa.They're longtime friends on separate life paths.But they share a horrific destination when a seemingly innocent incident from their school days comes back to terrify them.Someone wants payback:warped vengeance...mind-games vengeance...taunting,shredding,slashing vengeance.Inside a stone-walled chamber of prison cells and mechanisms of doom,the three women and other victims face a fierce fight to survive."Amusement" is terrible.With dumb plot and zero scares it offers nothing even remotely interesting even for seasoned horror fan.The killer is an underdeveloped cliché with truly annoying laugh.There is only one effectively creepy scene in which the emerging female lead is confronted with a room stuffed with dolls and clowns.The violence is tame so gorehounds and slasher fans will be disappointed.4 out of 10.

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