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11 July 2006 (USA) See more »
Rest in pieces.
While driving to Las Vegas with his college friends Rachel, Liz, Atlanta, Sophie and Adam, the selfish and wealthy Mark decides to take a shortcut... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Myiea Coy ... Sophie

April Gilbert ... Sarah
Ashley Rebecca Hawkins ... Atlanta

Bill Jacobson ... Franklin Mayhew
Tiffany Kristensen ... Liz
April Lang ... Mrs. Mayhew
Annie Mackay ... Angel

Tom Nagel ... Adam

Alan Ritchson ... Mark

Nick Stellate ... Sheriff

Pej Vahdat ... Chip
Catherine Wreford ... Rachel

Directed by
Edward Gorsuch 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Hurst  (as Ellis Walker)

Produced by
Michael Feifer .... producer
Marc L. Greenberg .... executive producer
Original Music by
Dennis Smith 
Cinematography by
Hank Baumert Jr. 
Film Editing by
Adam Severin 
Casting by
Mark Tillman 
Production Design by
Kenn Coplan 
Art Direction by
Aaron Meziere 
Set Decoration by
Jane Derryberry 
Makeup Department
Jessica Gorchow .... assistant makeup artist
Natalie Thimm .... makeup department head
Production Management
Kelley Cauthen .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Feifer .... first assistant director
Paul Miller .... second unit director
Helene Udy .... second assistant director
Art Department
Nicole Ruby .... property master
Sound Department
Jason Brooks .... sound mixer
Brad Bryan .... sound mixer
Robert King .... sound designer
Sean King .... sound designer
Special Effects by
Dominic Alfano .... assistant special effects makeup
Tom Devlin .... special effects makeup
Richie Solomon .... atmospheric effects
Visual Effects by
Kelley Cauthen .... visual effects supervisor
Kim Turney .... stunt coordinator
Stuart F. Wilson .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Alba .... Steadicam operator
Michael Alba .... camera operator
Kirk Bartolata .... electrician
Gustavo Brum .... gaffer
Steven 'Jeeda' Bryant .... key grip
Jonathon Carmichael .... key grip
Ryan Copeland .... electrician
Ryan Copeland .... set lighting technician
Jonathan Cushing .... set lighting technician
Brian D'Haem .... electrician
Nicole Dayton .... grip
Jeanne Dear .... best boy electric
Michael Feifer .... still photographer
Matt Peterson .... grip
Christopher Preston .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Christopher Preston .... first assistant camera: second unit
Darryl Rue .... grip
Victoria Tidmarch .... assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elyssa Williams .... wardrobe assistant (as Elyssa Komansky)
Editorial Department
Paul Abelkis .... assistant editor
Justin Donaldson .... assistant editor
Music Department
Steve Eggleston .... music supervisor
Other crew
Arthur Bonner .... production assistant
'Rick' Ricardo Escamilla .... production assistant
Erin Forrest .... script supervisor
Evan Gunny .... production assistant
Lawrence Lopez .... production assistant
Kinece Senegal .... production assistant
Elyssa Williams .... production assistant (as Elyssa Komansky)
Alfred Wilson .... production assistant

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Also Known As:
"Pieces" - Japan (English title) (DVD title)
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Rated R for strong horror violence, language, some nudity and drug use
USA:90 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Canada:14A (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | USA:R

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Was originally written to Bloody Murder 4, following The Graveyard, which would have been Bloody Murder 3.See more »
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18 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Awfully awful, 21 July 2006
Author: slake09 from Silver Lake, Ohio, USA

This was one of those horror movies where you hope all the characters get killed quickly, because they're so annoying. They're not just annoying, they are annoying clichés of characters.

Obnoxious frat boy? Check, he's here, let's hope he gets knocked off first. Sexy lesbians? Yup, they play that for the little bit it's worth. Logical, level-headed survivor type girl? Yeah, you'll spot her in the first two minutes. Screaming teenagers? Sure enough.

This is an attempt to get some of the atmosphere of other horror movies and make it work in a mix. It doesn't work, it just comes across as a blatant ripoff without humor or originality of any kind. During the first ten minutes you'll find yourself hoping that the bad guy mops them up quick and then goes to Cancun for a vacation with some margaritas and maybe beach babes. That would have been a huge improvement over what you get, which is the worst and most predictable elements of the last ten slasher movies you saw.

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