MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,576 this week

Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2007)

6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 4,760 users   Metascore: 46/100
Reviews: 42 user | 94 critic | 7 from Metacritic.com

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story), 4 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Venice Film Festival

See the latest from the 2014 Venice Film Festival


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 26 Feb 2011
 
a list of 25 titles
created 03 Mar 2011
 
a list of 37 titles
created 08 Oct 2012
 
a list of 48 titles
created 29 May 2013
 
a list of 21 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2007)

Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2007) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer.
5 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Teen Massacre (2004)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Four unsuspecting teens are sent to a local forest to work on what they think is a science experiment for class. What they don't know is that something more than just samples of dirt awaits them.

Director: Jon Knautz
Stars: Trevor Matthews, Joe Newton, Mike Clark
Mania (2014)
Thriller

An emotionally unstable woman begins a volatile descent into madness when she suspects her lover has left her for another woman.

Director: Jon Knautz
Stars: Alexis Kendra, Woody Naismith, Elizabeth Sandy
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Transfer student Monami has a secret and a past that has caught up with Mizushima. Deceiving Mizushima into eating a token gift of chocolate, laced with her blood, he is then catapulted ... See full summary »

Directors: Yoshihiro Nishimura, Naoyuki Tomomatsu
Stars: Yukie Kawamura, Takumi Saitô, Eri Otoguro
Old West (2010)
Short | Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

There's no escaping your sins.

Director: Jon Knautz
Stars: Aaron Ashmore, Azar Beaudoin, Azariah Beaudoin
Infestation (2009)
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A slacker awakes to find himself weak and wrapped in a webbing; after realizing that the world has been taken over by giant alien insects, he wakes a ragtag group of strangers and together they fight for survival.

Director: Kyle Rankin
Stars: Chris Marquette, Brooke Nevin, Kinsey Packard
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Their women having been enslaved by the local pack of lesbian vampires thanks to an ancient curse, the remaining menfolk of a rural town send two hapless young lads out onto the moors as a sacrifice.

Director: Phil Claydon
Stars: Paul McGann, James Corden, MyAnna Buring
Still Life III (2005)
Short | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A pill-popping, over-caffeinated driver accidentally hits something. Panic-stricken, he searches for help in a strange and desolate town that offers very little in the form of human kindness.

Director: Jon Knautz
Stars: Trevor Matthews, Kyle Brydges, Joe Newton
Undead (2003)
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out.

Directors: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Stars: Felicity Mason, Mungo McKay, Rob Jenkins
Apt. 310 (2002)
Short | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Jon Knautz
Stars: Aleks Paunovic, Barbara Fixx, Christopher Scissons
Short | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Director: Jon Knautz
Stars: Trevor Matthews, Patrick White, Terry Zanatta
Feast (2005)
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Patrons locked inside of a bar are forced to fight monsters.

Director: John Gulager
Stars: Navi Rawat, Krista Allen, Balthazar Getty
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Before he became the Savior, he had to survive High School. A behind the scenes look at the first season of the television show Nazareth and the cast of characters who bring the show to ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Langley
Stars: Trevor Matthews, Matthew Stefiuk, Sean Tucker
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Jack Brooks / Forest Troll
Daniel Kash ...
David Fox ...
Howard
Dean Hawes ...
Emmet
...
Eve
...
John
Ashley Bryant ...
Kristy
...
Janice
Chad Harber ...
Pat
Patrick Henry ...
Trevor
...
Suzy
Meg Charette ...
Erica
Kristyn Butcher ...
Celia
...
Raymond
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

All work and no RAGE makes Jack a dull boy See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 November 2008 (Philippines)  »

Also Known As:

Džek Bruks - Ubica čudovišta  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

CAD 2,500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

No CGI was used in this film for any of the effects. 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!
See more »

Crazy Credits

No Animals or Monsters were Harmed in the Making of this Film. See more »

Soundtracks

Make A Fool Out Of Me
Written by Greg Oblivion and The Deadly Snakes
Performed by The Deadly Snakes
Courtesy of In The Red Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Jack Brooks: Call me Mel
21 October 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Found out about this movie from a top 10 movies of 2008 list I found on the web. Having been sorely disappointed with other movies on the list (like the french torture porn Inside) this was a welcome choice to an otherwise weak list (maybe it just wasn't a good year for horror movies...).

With a title like that you don't expect to be really truly scared out of your shoes. Essentially what you expect is some comedy and entertainment packed with some decent gore. To boot this time around you actually get a decent story, if somewhat predictable, and some very decent acting from the cast.

As to the plot: Well the title essentially says it all. Jack Brooks is a monster slayer. And this is his Origins.

This flick pays homage to the best traditions of movies like Braindead and Evil Dead. There may not be a single real scare in this movie, as the whole premise ridicules any such possibility. But who really cares? Especially since Robert Englund plays a significant role in this no-fun barred movie.

Worthwhile watch for anyone looking for good clean entertainment with no intellectual strings attached (that said this movie is far from being dumb).


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Reminds me of Evil Dead jdougl11
AWFUL! Watch DANCE OF THE DEAD instead... BanaTheMan
A Bad Slither Copy and A Let Down. timechangelater
F'n awesome!!!! mayor_arce
Why you shouldn't watch this AugustxSecond
BUDGET?......... wastedkid-1
Discuss Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?