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Murder Party (2007)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Horror | January 2007 (USA)
A random invitation to a Halloween party leads a man into the hands of a rogue collective intent on murdering him for the sake of their art, sparking a bloodbath of mishap, mayhem and hilarity.

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Chris Sharp ...
Kate Porterfield ...
Ticketed Lady
Tess Porterfield Lovell ...
Ticketed Little Lady
Puff Snooty ...
Damon Lindsay ...
Subway Rapper
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Macon
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Lexi
Skei Saulnier ...
Sky
Paul Goldblatt ...
Paul
William Lacey ...
Bill
Alex Barnett ...
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Zycho
Sampson Saulnier ...
Hellhammer
Beryl Guceri ...
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Michael Clomegah ...
Party Doorman
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On Halloween Eve in Brooklyn, an average Joe loser named Chris finds an invitation to a costume party. Arriving at the "party", Chris discovers he's fallen prey to the lethal trap set by deranged artists. As the night wears on, rivalries within the group flare up. A body count accrues, and Chris must take advantage of the ensuing chaos if he's to survive the night. Written by Magnolia Home Ent

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"Everybody Dies!"


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Filmed in February 2006 with no money. See more »

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(at around 1h 5 mins), the boom mic is reflected in the window during the art gallery sequence. See more »

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Bill: Fuck the scene! Everyone dies!
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Instead of "The End," the final listing in the credits is "Party's Over." See more »

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As She Rah
Written and Performed by The Rah Bras
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Refreshing Horror Comedy
23 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well done. Not just a horror movie that gets laughs from the horror gags. The humor was steady throughout, if you like dark comedy. I found the story to be refreshing as it doesn't "keyframe" its story with cliché. Whether it be Hollywood formula, cinematic guidelines, director's guild tribal knowledge, or actor's schizophrenia, this movie doesn't rely on these tried and true methods. It's shock value is in the twist of fate scenario(s), and the absurdity of human behavior.

The gore content was only at a level as what was necessary, not over the top. Some may disagree here, but think about all the zombie movies. Okay, the "art" room may have been a little graphic, emphasizing "little", but it was... "art", eh? Even the attempted gore had humorous tones. I didn't laugh out loud... but it was funny!

For those of you who like dark comedy, horror movies and action, and want something new and refreshing, watch Murder Party.

Oh, yeah, after watching it you'll learn that even a "cat" will understand that the master has had a really, really bad day.


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