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The Pumpkin Karver (2006)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  31 October 2006 (USA)
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It's Halloween in West Minister, and teenager Lynn Starks is attacked by a man wearing a pumpkin face mask in the basement of her house. Her younger brother Jonathan is carving a pumpkin in... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jonathan Starks
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Lynn Starks
Brian Kary ...
MIB #1
Bryan Jamerson ...
MIB #2
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Alec / Pumpkin Face
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Ben Wickets
Jonathan Conrad ...
A.J.
Jared Show ...
Grazer
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Lance
Mistie Adams ...
Yolanda
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Rachel
Briana Gerber ...
Viki
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Spinner
David Phillips ...
Bonedaddy
Amy Cowieson ...
Go-Go Dancer
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It's Halloween in West Minister, and teenager Lynn Starks is attacked by a man wearing a pumpkin face mask in the basement of her house. Her younger brother Jonathan is carving a pumpkin in the kitchen and hears her sister crying for help. He uses the knife to protect his sister, stabbing the assaulter. When they take the mask off his face, they realize that the man is Lynn's boyfriend Alec, playing a prank on Lynn. One year later, the siblings move to Carver, and they are invited to a Halloween party in the field. Lynn introduces her friend Tammy to her brother, who is haunted by Alec, and Jonathan stays with Tammy. However, her former boyfriend Lance bullies Jonathan along the night. Meanwhile, several youngsters are attacked by someone wearing a Pumpkin Face mask, carving their faces. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violence/gore, language, some sexuality/nudity and teen drinking | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The tractor and the old water truck were already on the ranch location in Lancaster, California. See more »

Goofs

At one point, Lynn mentions to Tammy that she hadn't seen Jonathan since his fight with Lance. However, prior to this scene, Tammy was seated right next to Jonathan and a few other party guests during the drinking game scene. See more »

Crazy Credits

Twice during the end credits, the killer's face is shown while he taunts the audience and giggles hysterically. See more »

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References Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) See more »

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Damn You
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Performed by The Piper Downs
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26 October 2008 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This was not a bad movie. Some of it was predictable but so what. I liked the idea and for Halloween it's a good offer. Teen slashers are always produced with the same thought. Good looking young actors, girls in skimpy outfits, screaming, and blood and guts. This one doesn't let you down. However, there were some victims I could hardly wait for their demise, they were that annoying. Won't go into the story as that has been reviewed enough. I did like the old man who was stalking and making himself menacing. I also liked Michael Zara. Sort of reminded me of the guy who plays superman on TV. He had a hard part to play and did a fairly good job. Plus he's a good looker on top. The sister annoyed me. Also the girl friend who screams very well. And that's about it. I give it a 2 for the old man and Zara.


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