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Weirdsville (2007)

A pair of slackers get in way over their heads when they try to dump the body of a dead girlfriend in the basement of a drive-in movie theater where a satanic cult performs ritual sacrifices.

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Royce and Dexter are two slackers who live in the strange little town of Weedsville. When Royce's girlfriend Matilda overdose's on their stash and dies, they decide to bury her in an abandoned Drive-In theater. Things get out of control when they discover Satanists performing a ritual sacrifice right where they were going to bury the body... Written by CaptainStigmata

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When the Days are Long and the Knights are Short.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for drug content, language including sexual references, and some violence | See all certifications »

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12 October 2007 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Weirdsville - kummajaisten kaupunki  »

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Opening Weekend:

$2,862 (USA) (5 October 2007)

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$7,262 (USA) (19 October 2007)
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2.35 : 1
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The character of Omar was originally written to be a Cockney Gangster named "Nigel", but when the Director, Writer, and Producer saw Raoul Bhaneja's audition, the role was re-written to fit his hilarious (and oddly hard-to-place) fake accent. Thus, Omar was born. See more »

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[first lines]
Royce: Slow down!
[trips over a tree]
Royce: Fucking tree!
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"No animals were harmed in the making of this picture (we fished the poor little mouse out of the toilet before he drowned)." See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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It Don't Matter
Written by Matt Mays
Performed by Matt Mays & El Torpedo
Courtesy of Sonic Records, Ltd.
Published by Beachfire Music Inc.
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Weird and wonderful
27 August 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It's great to see a film that moves along so freely and easily but also has a clever writer behind it.

Someone mentioned that the film was being touted as Trainspotting shot in Canada with laughs. Trainspotting didn't cross my mind once during this film. I liked Trainspotting when it came out, but if there was one criticism you could make it was that the film took itself a little too seriously. Thankfully this film doesn't and is all the better for it. Everything about it feels fresh and you really get the feeling that everyone involved enjoyed making it. The acting has a nice improvised quality and script is a perfect mix of playful whimsy and taut storyline.

If you got out the wrong side of the bed, don't go and see this. If you're looking for an enjoyable and refreshing 90 minutes that restores your faith in low budget films, buy a ticket.


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