Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.
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.
In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret; they plan to use her in a satanic ritual.
A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.
The teenager Jarod invites his best friends Travis and Billy-Ray to have a foursome with a thirty-eight year-old woman. While driving to meet the woman, Travis hit a car parked on the road. When they meet the woman, she gives spiked beer to them and they pass out. When the three friends wake up, they find that they are trapped in the fundamentalist Five Points Trinity Church of the infamous Pastor Abin Cooper and that they will be killed. Meanwhile the church is under siege by ATF agents led by Agent Joseph Keenan that have been ordered to destroy the terrorist cell. Will the teenagers be saved by the agents of the law enforcement agency? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
After the three kids side-swipe the Sherrif's car their car is missing the right side mirror and then, as they drive away, the mirror is clearly seen in place only to disappear in the next shot. See more »
You're still gonna kill them...
The U.S. Government doesn't kill people, Agent Keenan, in or out of custody.
[switches off camera]
Of course we're going to kill them, Joe. We're going to kill them with kindness.
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The cast listing is divided in three parts labeled "Sex", "Religion" and "Politics", representing the respective characters' roles in the movie. See more »
Three teen boys looking for some sexy action fall prey to a group of religious nuts.
The problem with this movie is it's trying to be too many things at once. Most movies you see tend to have a beginning a middle and an end. sometimes these may be shown in a more unconventional order but the beginning is always there, the middle is always there and the end is always there.
In the case of Red state what you get is three beginnings then an epilogue to tie it up. The first part is the teens being captured by the bible bashers, this part has some good tense moments then it looks as though it's going to veer into torture porn territory when it quickly changes to a hostage situation movie. You've seen this part a hundred times it has nothing new to offer until it just descends into an actionless shoot out. The final part is a moral argument which gutlessly takes neither side, by this time I'd lost interest. Lots of long wordy sections desperately trying to emulate the work of Quentin Tarantino and failing miserable. Trying to keep you on your toes by killing off characters who seem to be important soon lost it's shock value after the third or fourth time.
I'd really only recommend this film to Kevin Smith fans, of which there are many. so it will do well even though it isn't that good a movie.
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