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Shrooms (2007)

Unrated  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Mystery  |  23 November 2007 (Ireland)
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3 couples go to Ireland woods to collect magic mushrooms and trip out. On their way they meet some strange inhabitants of the woods and it doesn't take long until a creepy story is being ... See full summary »

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Black Brother
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3 couples go to Ireland woods to collect magic mushrooms and trip out. On their way they meet some strange inhabitants of the woods and it doesn't take long until a creepy story is being told at the campfire which might be more than just a story. So strange things happen, people start disappearing, silhouettes move through the woods and the creepy story starts to melt into reality. The horror kicks in along with the effect of the mushrooms. Written by Anonymous

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23 November 2007 (Ireland)  »

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Alucinação  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£313,758 (UK) (23 November 2007)

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$1,849 (USA) (8 February 2008)
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The location of the old abandoned building is actually an old closed down hospital just outside killeshandra county Cavan See more »

Goofs

After one of them hits the goat with a pipe, blood gets splattered on his face. But in the next shot the arrangement on blood on his face is different. See more »

Quotes

Jake: [greeting his friends at the airport] Céad míle fáilte, you Yankee junkie motherfuckers!
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References The Blair Witch Project (1999) See more »

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Close My Eyes
Written by Patrick McCarthy
Performed by The Rig Brothers
Vocals by Jane Runnells
Produced by The Rig Brothers
Published by Weaverswayed Music (BMI)
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A real sense of....boredom
23 September 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I've seen hundreds of horror movies in my lifetime. This rates among one of the least entertaining or scary.

None of the characters were convincing or engaging, in fact I prayed for their deaths after about 15 minutes. The plot was nigh on skull-numbingly poor and the scares relied almost totally on sound effects and offered precious little on the visual front.

In its favour, the plot was not entirely predictable, but I was left not really caring what happened less than a third of the way through.

The thin pretext of a 'shroom'ing holiday could have quite easily been left out and all of the visions etc. could have been explained by a dodgy smell in the air...

Anyway, don't bother wasting your time with this one. Have a nice cup of tea instead and do something constructive...


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