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

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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 "Prof Monster" that appears at the end of the film took between 6 and 8 people to operate at one time. See more »

Goofs

When Jack is loosening the union on the pump, he is using the wrench on the wrong part. 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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So much fun!
8 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most fun horror movies I have seen all year. It is pretty original (although, in one scene a bit similar to Jason Goes to Hell), has good acting, nice gore/slime, and Robert Englund! What more would a fan want? The comedy is funny, and Jack is a character you want to root for in the end. The only flaw really, is that it does take a long time to get into the action. But up until then, it is still extremely entertaining, and pretty funny. It i a great homage to b-rated monster films from the 50's, and is a must for any horror fan. The cinemagoraphy is creative in parts, and the effects are really good. Watch this now!


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