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Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2007)

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As a child Jack Brooks witnessed the brutal murder of his family. Now a young man he struggles with a pestering girlfriend, therapy sessions that resolve nothing, and night classes that ... See full summary »

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Jack Brooks / Forest Troll
Daniel Kash ...
David Fox ...
Howard
Dean Hawes ...
Emmet
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Eve
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John
Ashley Bryant ...
Kristy
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Janice
Chad Harber ...
Pat
Patrick Henry ...
Trevor
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Suzy
Meg Charette ...
Erica
Kristyn Butcher ...
Celia
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Raymond
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Storyline

As a child Jack Brooks witnessed the brutal murder of his family. Now a young man he struggles with a pestering girlfriend, therapy sessions that resolve nothing, and night classes that barely hold his interest. After unleashing an ancient curse, Jack's Professor undergoes a transformation into something not-quite- human, and Jack is forced to confront some old demons... along with a few new ones. Written by Anonymous

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Action | Comedy | Horror

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Rated R for horror violence and gore, and for language | See all certifications »

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19 November 2008 (Philippines)  »

Also Known As:

Džek Bruks - Ubica čudovišta  »

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CAD 2,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The movie was shot entirely in Ottawa, Canada so for the jungle scenes that appear at the beginning and end of the movie, palm trees were brought in to make the location look tropical. See more »

Goofs

The sign on the desk of Dr. Silverstein, Jack Brooks' shrink, misspells "counselor" as "councilor". (Despite various international spellings, a "councilor" is still someone who works for the council, and a "counselor" is someone who counsels.) See more »

Quotes

[Howard has just told the story about how he buried his possessed uncle after he bit off his hand as a child]
Jack Brooks: So he... he ate your hand?
[Howard shows Jack that he has a hook instead of a hand]
Jack Brooks: How did you dig the hole?
Howard: Well goddammit, it wasn't easy!
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No Animals or Monsters were Harmed in the Making of this Film. See more »

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West Texas Sound
Written by Greg Oblivion and The Deadly Snakes
Performed by The Deadly Snakes
Courtesy of In The Red Records
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Like the good old days of popcorn and horror!!!
28 September 2008 | by (Chile) – See all my reviews

Forget the past review, this is one hell of a movie!!! I'm so happy to see stuff like this or Hatchet, cause they have the feeling of the golden age of gore horror funny films... remember brain damage or house and stuff like that? just friends popcorn and a bad ass funny over the top film! ...its so nice to see some good old style horror films, now that horror is so conservative, full of ghost dramatic stories or remakes. And above all that we have one of the modern classic actors of the genre, Mr Englund. I think there will be a lot of people who will find this film bad or something, but to that people, please rent or buy another Asian Hollywood remake, drama/ghosts from spain or a new Texas chainsaw clone. For all of you who enjoy : basket case, braindead, brain damage, house and evil dead, this will be a pleasure to watch.Thanks to the people behind this film, this was one hell of a ride!!! truly thanks!! and I'm looking forward for a part II


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