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Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the one guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband.

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Five interwoven stories that occur on the same block, on the same night. A couple finds what happens when they blow a jack o' lantern out before midnight, a high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer, a college virgin might have met the right guy for her, a group of mean teens play a prank that they take too far, and a hermit is visited by a special trick or treater. Written by Harrypotterfan639

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halloween | virgin | principal | trick | hermit | See more »

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You better watch out, I'm telling you why. Sam is coming to town... See more »


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

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9 December 2007 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The chocolate bar that saves Mr. Kreeg's (Brian Cox) life in the climactic fight scene by stopping him from being stabbed by Sam is labeled as a "LHOTKA" bar, the last name of the Co-Producer, Peter Lhotka. See more »

Goofs

In the scene with the old man, when he loads the shot gun it makes the sound of a pump action shot gun when it is clearly a hammer action. See more »

Quotes

Billy: Daddy! I'm back from Trick or Treating!
Steven: Billy- shh! Please, be quiet.
Billy: Why!
Steven: Because you'll bother the neighbors, now go watch 'Charlie Brown' and I'll be in in a minute.
Billy: Charlie Brown's an asshole!
Steven: Billy Wilkins! Language.
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References The Lost Boys (1987) See more »

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Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
Written by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart (as David Stewart)
Performed by Marilyn Manson
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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It;s Going To Be A Halloween Tradition
30 August 2009 | by (United Kingdom, Colchester.) – See all my reviews

I saw Trick 'r Treat last night as part of FRIGHTEST in Leicester Square, all I need to say is it had a round of applause at the end (which does'nt usually happen in the UK), and it wasn't down to the fact that Michael Dougherty was there!

I have seen thousands of horror films and T'r T is undoubtedly one of the best films I have ever seen.

From the moment it started I got the feeling I was going to like it, you can tell it had a fair amount of money chucked it's way, the set looks fantastic. This is going straight to DVD in October, with no theatrical run (it was made in 2007)...Unbelievable! From the acting to the effects to the direction - the whole thing is just masterful.

The film itself basically is set on Halloween, and a bunch of stories interweave into one in a very clever way, it is sort of like the CREEPSHOW films but each story is'nt standalone, they are all going on at the same time and come together at the end. I did'nt know to much when I went into it, and I think it's the best way because there are a bundle of great surprises littered throughout! It makes me wonder how a movie like Prom Night remake and the coulntless SAW films get a Theatrical Run and a film as awesome as this just gets shelved and disregarded.

A true masterpiece by any admission, and sure to be INSTANT CLASSIC!


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