Kill Theory (2009)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  8 January 2009 (Russia)
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Whilst celebrating a graduation at a secluded vacation home, a group of college students find themselves targeted by a sadistic killer who forces them to play a deadly game of killing one another in order to survive.



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Dr. Karl Truftin
Michael (as Patrick Flueger)
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A group of college students visit a secluded vacation home to celebrate their upcoming graduation. The fun doesn't last long when a sadistic psychopath forces them to participate in his deadly contest. The rules are simple -- in order to survive they must kill each other. As tension builds, and relationships begin to crumble, they realize that only one can make it out alive. Could you trust your boyfriend? Your girlfriend? Your best friend? Only one can go home. So who will be the last man or woman standing? Written by Anonymous

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Deep down... we're all killers. See more »


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

8 January 2009 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Killers  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

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Taryn manning and Theo Rossi are also in Sons of Anarchy together. See more »


When the group first finds Nicole's body she has duct tape over her mouth (just as she does in the video). The camera angle changes to the group then back to Nicole and the tape is gone. See more »


References America's Funniest Home Videos (1989) See more »


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20 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have found myself largely unimpressed by the After Dark movies. This movie is no different. Let's free a guy from a mental institution, send a bunch of young adults up to a house in the middle of nowhere to a house that is largely made of windows and see what happens. It is what you would typically expect, cliché killing and boring interludes in between. Can anyone survive? Probably not? Is the killer who we suspect? Probably? Has it all been done before? Most definitely. Should you bother to sit through this? I highly recommend you don't. New movie makers need to come up with some new movie plots. The couples away thing has been over done and so it the having the one lone friend that has to tolerate all of the other couples so in love. People, get an original idea, then think about making a movie.

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