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Red State (2011)

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Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.

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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

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Rated R for strong violence/disturbing content, some sexual content including brief nudity, and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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The first draft of the script was dated 9/5/07. See more »

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The car that got side swiped had a different license plate when it got hit (A47P9H) than it did when it pulled into the Sheriff's office (L14F3V). See more »

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Joseph Keenan: You're still gonna kill them...
Agent Carol: The U.S. Government doesn't kill people, Agent Keenan, in or out of custody.
Agent Hammond: [switches off camera] Of course we're going to kill them, Joe. We're going to kill them with kindness.
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In the closing credits: 'Almost this entire cast will return in HIT SOMEBODY Coming over the boards in 2012.' Also: 'To take the edge off RED STATE go listen to hours of funny for free at smodcast.com "There's so many to choose from!"' See more »

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Referenced in Pride & Prejudice & Zombies (2013) See more »

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Written by Christopher Kurdes, Marina Kurdes, Bill Reseter, Alessandra Tartivita
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Terrible Writing
25 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just awful. I've read better dialog in silver age comic books. Characters so two dimensional I thought they were cardboard cut-outs. You would think that after 20 years of film making, his work would improve. How does Kevin Smith even get financing? Every character is just a half-baked stereotype. "Almost this entire cast will return in HIT SOMEBODY." Please god, no. Why did I watch this? The transitions were abrupt, the locations so obviously California, everything was just terrible. The ending contradicts the scene before it.

I need two more lines of text, so let me tell you about my dog. He is farting a lot right now, so I'm going to take him for a walk


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