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A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.

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In the sleepy town of Riverton, legend tells of a serial killer who swore he would return to murder the seven children born the night he died. Now, 16 years later, people are disappearing again. Has the psychopath been reincarnated as one of the seven teens, or did he survive the night he was left for dead? Only one of the kids knows the answer. Adam "Bug" Heller (Max Thieriot) was supposed to die on the last night the Riverton Ripper wrecked havoc on that terrifying night. Unaware of terrifying crimes being committed to the seven children, he has been plagued by nightmares of their murders while not aware if they hold true or if he is simply imagining the images that haunt him. But if Bug hopes to save his friends from the monster that's returned, he must face an evil that won't rest...until it finishes the job it began the day he was born. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, and pervasive language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,842,220 (USA) (8 October 2010)

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$14,637,490 (USA) (29 October 2010)
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In an attempt to promote the film, Rogue Pictures staged a fake stabbing at the movies premiere and posted it onto the popular video viewing site YouTube, which showed a man being "stabbed" in front of Wes Craven and the rest of the cast of the movie, using a plastic knife. The video was then later confirmed to be fake. See more »

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Disappointing retread
5 August 2012 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Wes Craven has had a really spotty career, full of ups and downs. I was a bit surprised by MSTT, because it seemed to be far more derivative and unimaginative than I was expecting. This certainly isn't a bad movie, but it was disappointing, especially for Wes Craven. If it had been some unknown director's debut, I'd probably be more forgiving. However, I expect better from Wes Craven, even after sitting through Deadly Friend and Shocker. Like Deadly Friend and Shocker, there were aspects of this movie that I did like, but not enough that I'd give it a good rating. I think that this movie was made for a younger, less jaded demographic (ie, teenagers). For adults, it's just going to seem a bit tired, clichéd, and a retread of several of his older movies (most especially Scream). I was never a huge fan of Scream in the first place, but it was better than this. I'd say that MSTT is worth a 5/10 for adults, while teenagers may enjoy it more (6/10).


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