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Michael Dougherty (written by)
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Poison, Drowning, Claw, Or Knife. So Many Ways To Take A Life. See more »
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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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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I wasn't tricked, I was treated! See more (232 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Dylan Baker ... Steven

Rochelle Aytes ... Maria

Quinn Lord ... Sam / Peeping Tommy

Lauren Lee Smith ... Danielle

Moneca Delain ... Janet

Tahmoh Penikett ... Henry

Brett Kelly ... Charlie

Britt McKillip ... Macy
Isabelle Deluce ... Sara

Jean-Luc Bilodeau ... Schrader
Alberto Ghisi ... Chip

Samm Todd ... Rhonda

Anna Paquin ... Laurie

Brian Cox ... Mr. Kreeg

Leslie Bibb ... Emma
Connor Christopher Levins ... Billy (as Connor Levins)
James Willson ... Alex

Patrick Gilmore ... Bud The Cameraman

Troy Everett ... Bud's Assistant (as T-Roy Kozuki)

Barbara Kottmeier ... Centaur Girl
Derek McIver ... Centaur Guy

Matthew Kevin Anderson ... Clerk (as Matt Anderson)
Tatiana Anderson ... Lady Barbarian (as Tatianna Anderson)

C. Ernst Harth ... Giant Baby
Chloe Smeltzer ... Little Pig #1
Kiah Mortison ... Little Pig #2
Livia Mortison ... Little Pig #3
Keanen Schnoor ... Matthew

Catherine Barroll ... Mother

Christine Willes ... Mrs. Henderson

Ty Hill ... Nathan
Jesse Haddock ... Teenager

Caroline Redekopp ... Reporter

Richard Harmon ... Vampire Kid

Laura Mennell ... Allie

Gerald Paetz ... Young Kreeg / School Bus Driver

Juan Carlos Velis ... Conquistador (as Juancarlos Velis)
Becky Franklin ... Party Girl #1 (as Rebecca Franklin)
Wanda Ayala ... Party Girl #2

Amy Esterle ... Party Girl #3
Zip ... Spite The Dog
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stephane Savoie ... Buddha Head (uncredited)
Karen Worrod ... Clown Girl (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Dougherty 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Michael Dougherty (written by)

Produced by
Ashok Amritraj .... executive producer
Michael Dougherty .... executive producer
William Fay .... executive producer
Alex Garcia .... executive producer
Dan Harris .... executive producer
Jon Jashni .... executive producer
Peter Lhotka .... co-producer
Bryan Singer .... producer
Thomas Tull .... executive producer
Shayne A. Wilson .... associate producer (as Shayne Wilson)
 
Original Music by
Douglas Pipes 
 
Cinematography by
Glen MacPherson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Robert Ivison 
 
Casting by
Stuart Aikins 
Sean Cossey 
Matthew Lessall 
Roger Mussenden 
 
Production Design by
Mark S. Freeborn  (as Mark Freeborn)
 
Art Direction by
Tony Wohlgemuth 
 
Set Decoration by
Rose Marie McSherry 
 
Costume Design by
Trish Keating 
 
Makeup Department
Shauna Magrath .... makeup special effects artist
Connie Parker .... key makeup artist
Sanna Seppanen .... key hair stylist
Bill Terezakis .... makeup special effects designer
Yvonne Connor .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Bruce Houston .... prosthetic technician (uncredited)
Lise Kuhr .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Michelle Lemieux .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Harlow MacFarlane .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Vicki Syskakis .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Maureen Terezakis .... makeup effects producer (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Sally Dixon .... post-production supervisor
Ravi D. Mehta .... executive in charge of production
Daniel Mikolay .... post-production supervisor (as Daniel A. Mikolay)
Jim O'Grady .... unit production manager
Elizabeth Miller Gavcus .... post-production executive (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chad Belair .... dgc trainee
Dan Miller .... third assistant director
Cindy Smith .... second assistant director
Pete Whyte .... first assistant director
Tammy Tamkin .... daily trainee assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Tony Beck .... lead dresser
Kurt Bruun .... assistant property master
Don Buchanan .... property master
Chris Buffet .... graphic artist (as Chris Buffett)
Breehn Burns .... conceptual artist
Adam Catt .... set dresser
Lynn Chaulk .... scenic artist
Nelson Dewey .... storyboard artist
Shannon Gottlieb .... assistant set decorator
Kevin Griffin-Park .... on-set dresser
David Hadaway .... set designer
Wes Harmer .... art department coordinator
Terry Jarretti .... greens (as Terry Jarrette)
Steve Reintjes .... scenic painter
Mike Rennison .... construction coordinator
Paul Rinaldi .... construction foreman
Darrell Shibley .... set dresser
James Steuart .... assistant art director (as Jim Steuart)
Leah Wiebe .... set dresser
Simeon Wilkins .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Anke Bakker .... supervising sound editor
Brian Campbell .... dialogue editor
Brian Campbell .... supervising adr editor
Jay Cheetham .... background sound editor
Dario DiSanto .... foley editor (as Dario Disanto)
Kris Fenske .... sound designer
Megan Goudsward .... walla editor
David Green .... machine room engineer
Graeme Hughes .... sound re-recording mixer
James Kusan .... production sound mixer
Todd R. Mason .... sound effects recordist
Glen Noseworthy .... adr mixer
Jason Oliver .... sound recordist
Belinda Pattison .... assistant sound editor
Iain Pattison .... sound re-recording mixer
Troy Porter .... adr mixer
Jean Raymond .... foley mixer
Ian Robinson .... sound engineer
David Scott .... sound effects editor
Brian Seagrave .... audio post-conform
Paul A. Sharpe .... sound re-recording mixer (as Paul Sharpe)
Paul A. Sharpe .... supervising sound mixer (as Paul Sharpe)
Shane Shemko .... foley artist
Joshua Stevenson .... assistant sound editor (as Josh Stevenson)
Cam Wagner .... foley artist
James Wallace .... sound effects editor
Jillian Wedel .... assistant sound editor
Matthew Wilson .... sound effects editor
Tony Wyman .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Paul Brown .... special effects
Bob Comer .... special effects coordinator
Gord Currie .... special effects
Barry Hebein .... special effects
Nicholas Hiegel .... model maker
Guy Himber .... special effects makeup: shop supervisor, Tatopoulos Studios, Inc.
Paul Jarrett .... puppeteer: Sam
Dan Keeler .... special effects coordinator
Allison Klein .... assistant to designer: Tatopoulos Studios
James Kozier .... special effects
Robert Lyle .... special effects (as Rob Lyle)
John Shea .... key fabricator
John Shea .... lead fabricator
Terry Sonderhoff .... special effects
Curt Storms .... special effects (as William C. Storms)
Patrick Tatopoulos .... creature designer
Bill Terezakis .... puppeteer: Sam
Harry Tomsic .... special effects
David Beneke .... special effects crew (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Eri Adachi .... rotoscope artist: Rainmaker
Simon Ager .... digital compositing artist
Danny Albano .... digital compositor: Technicolor Digital Services
Lee Allan .... digital compositor (as Allan Lee)
Enrico Altmann .... painter
Chris Anderson .... visual effects producer
Graeme Baitz .... rotoscope/paint lead: Rainmaker
Scott Beverly .... mechanical effects supervisor: New Deal Studios
Rod Bland .... animator
Nicholas Boughen .... visual effects consultant
Justin Brekke .... visual effects
Shauna Bryn .... senior visual effects producer (as Shauna Bryan)
James B. Cain .... digital compositing artist
David Chen .... digital artist
Martyn 'Moose' Culpitt .... digital compositor: Rainmaker
Anthony Davis .... digital compositor: Technicolor Digital Services
Kristin Dearholt .... digital production manager
Charlene Eberle Douglas .... visual effects supervisor (as Charlene Eberle)
Shannon Blake Gans .... visual effects executive producer: New Deal Studios Inc
Matthew Gratzner .... visual effects supervisor: New Deal Studios, Inc.
Zane Harker .... digital color correction
Peter Hart .... lead matchmove artist
Paul Hendricks .... rotoscope artist
Paul Hendriks .... roto artist
Peter Hunt .... visual effects: Rainmaker
Louis Kim .... digital compositing artist: Rainmaker VFX
Alex Kyrou .... digital film I/O technician: Rainmaker
Jean Lapointe .... lead digital compositing artist
Matthias Lowry .... visual effects
Shelley Maclean .... visual effects editor
Joe Margetson .... visual effects coordinator
Tom McHattie .... digital compositing artist
Jennifer Middleton .... visual effects coordinator: New Deal Studios Inc
Benjamin Miller .... rotoscope artist
Erin L. Nelson .... digital restoration
Sam Nixon .... senior matchmove artist
Vasho Pekar .... rotoscope/paint artist: Rainmaker
Enrico Perei .... digital compositing artist
Chris Pettigrew .... digital compositing artist
Lee Pierce .... visual effects artist
Harrison Rutherford .... digital compositing artist
David Sanger .... visual effects producer: New Deal Studios Inc
Wes Sargent .... lead animator
Drew Shields .... senior matchmove artist: Rainmaker
Wilson Tang .... digital restoration
Curtis Tsai .... data I/O: Rainmaker
Luke Vallee .... concept artist
Juliana Wade .... rotoscope and matchmove coordinator
Mike Washburn .... rotoscope artist
Joni Williams .... rotoscope artist
Bruce Woloshyn .... digital effects supervisor
Steve Won .... visual effects coordinator
Jessica Woods .... rotoscope/paint artist
Shane Houston .... title designer (uncredited)
Arthur D. Lindfield .... mechanical effects technician (uncredited)
Chris B. Schnitzer .... director of visual effects: Warner Bros. (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Carolyn Anderson .... stunts
James Bamford .... stunts
Curt Bonn .... stunts
Dustin Brooks .... stunts
Shelly Devuyst .... stunts (as Shelley deVuyst)
Austin Dunn .... stunts
Lani Gelera .... stunts
Leanne Hindle .... stunts (as Leanne Buchanan)
Ernie Jackson .... stunt coordinator (as Ernest Jackson)
Yvette Jackson .... stunts
Neezar Joseph .... stunts
Jon Kralt .... stunts
Christy Nguyen .... stunts
Sharon Simms .... stunts
Suzi Stingl .... stunts
Melissa R. Stubbs .... stunts
Julia Barrick Taffe .... stunts (as Julia Taffe)
Marshall Virtue .... stunts
Gerald Paetz .... specialty stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Fraser Boyle .... key grip
Terry Calhoun .... assistant chief lighting technician
Dean Collins .... key rigging grip
David Crone .... Steadicam operator
David Crone .... camera operator
Rusty Deluce .... additional "b" camera first assistant camera
Glen A. Dickson .... additional camera operator
Nazim Edeer .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Greg Fox .... camera operator: "b" camera
Rod Haney .... grip
Trevor Holbrook .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Stephen Jackson .... chief lighting technician (as Steve Jackson)
Chris Jones .... best boy rigging grip
Dennis Jones .... rigging gaffer
Dave Joshi .... video assist (as David Joshi)
Joseph Lederer .... stills photographer (as Joe Lederer)
Garth Longmore .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Matt Margolis .... best boy grip
Klaus Melchior .... video playback operator
Tim Milligan .... dolly grip
Cam North .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Dave Roughley .... best boy rigging electric
Jason Tidsbury .... light balloon technician
 
Animation Department
Christy Beckert .... main title graphics
August Coleman .... main title graphics
 
Casting Department
Elisa Bayley .... casting associate
Kate Caldwell .... casting associate
James Forsyth .... extras casting
Melissa Kostenbauder .... casting assistant (uncredited)
J.J. Ogilvy .... casting assistant: Canada (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gail Barrett .... assistant costume designer
Luisa Dalmagro .... costume buyer
Debbie Geaghan .... costume set supervisor
Silke Guglielmo .... truck costumer
Tannis Hegan .... special effects costumer
Kieu Nguyen .... costume cutter
 
Editorial Department
Jill Bogdanowicz .... digital intermediate colorist
Cheryl Buckman .... first assistant editor
Jason Dale .... first assistant editor
Gregg Schaublin .... digital intermediate producer
Crispin Struthers .... first assistant editor
Shelly Theaker .... assistant editor
Everette Webber .... digital intermediate editor (as Everette Jbob Webber)
Thor Roos .... color timer: dailies (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Peter Afterman .... music consultant
Bruce Babcock .... conductor
Bruce Babcock .... orchestrator
Kevin Globerman .... digital score recordist
Brad Haehnel .... music scoring mixer
Jim Honeyman .... orchestrator
Oliver Hug .... music editor
Jon Kull .... orchestrations
Alison Litton .... assistant music supervisor
Victor Pesavento .... music preparation
Aidan Pipes .... musician: voice
Hannah Pipes .... musician: voice
Andrew Ries .... music editor
Peter Rotter .... orchestra contractor
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
John Clement Wood .... composer assistant (as John Wood)
Margaret Yen .... music consultant
 
Transportation Department
Tom Davis .... transportation captain
Gord McMillan .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Christy Beckert .... titles (as Christina Beckert)
Jocelyn Bishop .... staff assistant
Graham Blacklock .... craft service
Graham Blacklock .... first aid
Breehn Burns .... titles
Mandy Butler .... production accountant
Gabriel Chu .... assistant: Mr. Garcia
Zarah Chun .... craft service (as Zara Carnegie Chun)
Zarah Chun .... first aid (as Zara Carnegie Chun)
Nova Cogswell .... assistant production coordinator
Bobby Crowder .... staff assistant
Naia Cucukov .... assistant: Mr. Fay
Hanelize de Beer .... production assistant
Geoffrey Dodd .... trainee assistant location manager
Emily Douglas .... production assistant
Dana Dubé .... animal wrangler (as Dana Dube)
Neil Ellice .... assistant: Mr. Tull
Mathew Ferrante .... production coordinator: Warner Bros.
Jessica Feskun .... assistant: Mr. Dougherty
Katie Forss .... assistant production accountant
Tracy Froese .... body double: Anna Paquin
Marcus Goodwin .... assistant to director/writer
Karen Grebinski .... assistant production coordinator
Rowan Harland .... animal trainer
Richard Heal .... child tutor
Sylvia Jang .... assistant production accountant
Catherina Ren Knerr .... assistant: Mr. Cox (as Catherine Kneer)
Ken Mackie .... child tutor
Tom MacNeill .... production assistant
Anita Meehan-Truelove .... production coordinator (as Anita Truelove)
Luke Passmore .... assistant: Mr. Dougherty
Brandon Pond .... production assistant
Brigitte Prochaska .... unit publicist
Michael Roberts .... location manager
Derrick Rodger .... staff assistant (as Derrick Roger)
Jillian Share .... assistant: Mr. Jashni
Alex Skrepnik .... assistant accountant
Cherie Smid .... dog trainer
David Tamkin .... assistant location manager
Jason Taylor .... assistant: Mr. Singer
Jon Watson .... assistant: Mr. Dougherty (as Jonathan Watson)
Kelly Whitfield .... production assistant
Annie Wilkinson .... child coordinator
Shayne A. Wilson .... assistant production coordinator
Desiree Young .... location scout
Tracy Young .... script supervisor
Michelle Andrew .... photo double (uncredited)
Sandra-Jessica Couturier .... stand-in (uncredited)
Geoff Redknap .... puppeteer (uncredited)
Stephen Tibbetts .... stand-in (uncredited)
Shayne A. Wilson .... script and clearance coordinator (uncredited)
 

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Rated R for horror violence, some sexuality/nudity and language
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Several of the cast members have appeared in other productions based on Marvel Comics. Anna Paquin has played Rogue in all three "X-Men" movies. (X-Men (2000), X2 (2003) and X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)) Brian Cox also appeared in X2 (2003), playing William Stryker. Dylan Baker played Dr. Curt Connors aka "The Lizard" in both Spider-Man 2 (2004) and Spider-Man 3 (2007). Leslie Bibb played reporter Christine Everhart in Iron Man (2008). Moneca Delain appeared in Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007). And both Lauren Lee Smith and Quinn Lord have appeared in different episodes of "Blade: The Series" (2006)See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: 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:
Chip:You must really like Halloween.
Rhonda:You mean Samhain?
Chip:What?
Rhonda:Samhain, also known as All Hallows' Eve, also known as Halloween. Pre-dating Christianity, the Celtic holiday was celebrated on the one night between autumn and winter when the barrier between the living and the dead was thinnest, and often involved rituals that included human sacrifice.
[awkward silence]
Rhonda:I like your eye patch.
Chip:Oh...
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Movie Connections:
References The Lost Boys (1987)See more »
Soundtrack:
Cry Little Sister (I Need You Now)See more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
I wasn't tricked, I was treated!, 16 August 2012
Author: rus_ty from United Kingdom

Nowadays, there are so many horror films out there that are packed full of mindless gore, repetitive jump scares and little plot. The many sequels of Saw relied on all gore and no story, the Hostel Trilogy is plain sick, (even though the first one was just about OK) and many many others that probably couldn't satisfy the sickest minds. Which brings us the difference between Trick R Treat and all those other terrible horror films out there.

Trick R Treat sure is original. It's not some mindless blood fest, it doesn't have pointless nudity, and it isn't some crappy remake of an original classic horror film that we are getting so many of these days. It's purely an original horror film, and it's a breath of fresh air. Trick R Treat is an indie, stand alone horror film directed by Michael Dougherty. The film that contains 4 individual stories that all tie in together at the end of the film. The stories themselves are actually very good, keeping us on the edge of our seats with interest and gives us a nice little twist at the end of each one that even managed to surprise me when I watched it a second time a few months later. Sure, it's not the scariest film ever made, it isn't that gory either. What it is is clever, old school original horror that separates itself from all those other horrors out there.

The stories revolve around a young teenager (Anna Paquin) looking for someone to have her first time with, an irritable old man living alone, a school teacher with a dark, twisted side, and a horrible school prank revolving around what seems to be only an urban legend. Sound simple enough, right? Well, each one has its own shock and twist towards the end, and how they all link in with each other is really well done. One character I particularly liked was the creepy young child with the pumpkin like mask that appeared in each story. He doesn't feature in much, but he really gets to shine in the very last scene that is defiantly worth the wait.

So give it a shot, it's something new that sadly we just don't get enough of these days.

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