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Writer (WGA):
Kelly C. Palmer (written by)
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Release Date:
8 January 2009 (Russia) See more »
Deep down... we're all killers. See more »
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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I like it, but why are the houses always so big? See more (38 total) »


  (in credits order)

Don McManus ... Dr. Karl Truftin

Ryanne Duzich ... Amber

Teddy Dunn ... Brent

Daniel Franzese ... Freddy

Agnes Bruckner ... Jennifer

Patrick John Flueger ... Michael (as Patrick Flueger)

Steffi Wickens ... Nicole

Theo Rossi ... Carlos

Taryn Manning ... Alex

Kevin Gage ... The Killer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Trever O'Brien

Directed by
Chris Moore 
Writing credits
Kelly C. Palmer (written by) (as Kelly Palmer)

Produced by
Dan Abrams .... producer
Kimberly C. Anderson .... executive producer
Morris Bart .... producer
Matt Battaglia .... co-executive producer
Chris Bender .... producer
Julie Dangel .... producer
Neal Flaherty .... co-producer
Jill McElroy .... co-producer
Sam Nazarian .... executive producer
Kelly C. Palmer .... co-producer (as Kelly Palmer)
Malcolm Petal .... executive producer
Brian Pitt .... line producer
Adam Rosenfelt .... producer
Marc Schaberg .... executive producer
J.C. Spink .... executive producer
Cory Thabit .... co-executive producer
Amanda White .... producer
Original Music by
Michael Suby 
Cinematography by
David A. Armstrong  (as David Armstrong)
Film Editing by
Maureen Meulen 
Casting by
Joseph Middleton 
Production Design by
Ethan Tobman 
Art Direction by
Frank Zito 
Set Decoration by
Marsha Daniels 
Sam Lothridge 
Costume Design by
Jillian Kreiner  (as Jillian Ann Kreiner)
Makeup Department
Chris Black .... tattoo artist
Nikki Carbonetta .... makeup department head (as Nikki Carbonetta)
Steve Costanza .... additional makeup artist
Stacey Herbert .... makeup artist (as Stacey Taniguchi)
Robin Mathews .... makeup and special effects makeup designer
Glenn Mosley .... key makeup artist
Leigh Radziwon .... assistant special effects makeup artist
Scott H. Reeder .... hair department head
Kent Richard .... key hair stylist (as Kent M. Richard)
Production Management
Christopher Kulikowski .... post-production supervisor
Brian Pitt .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dan Abrams .... second unit director
Craig Borden .... first assistant director
Tony Niknejadi .... second assistant director
Art Department
Craig Cartwright .... storyboard artist
Gus Coto .... lead man
Michael Dares .... set dresser
Ryan Martin Dwyer .... on-set dresser
Elizabeth Herberg .... art coordinator
Alexander Lasseigne III .... set dresser
Michelle Marchand II .... set decoration buyer
Dim McRemnant .... graphic artist
Noel Rideout .... set dresser: additional crew
Janna Roach .... assistant property master
Michelle Rolland .... property master
Brent Stewart .... foreman
Bill Walters .... set dresser
Sound Department
Ryan Farris .... production sound mixer: second unit
Ryan Farris .... utility sound
Steven Huerstel .... boom operator
Marti D. Humphrey .... sound re-recording mixer
Kamal John Iskander .... boom operator: additional photography (as John Iskander)
Chris M. Jacobson .... adr mixer
Chris M. Jacobson .... sound editor
Chris M. Jacobson .... sound re-recording mixer
Donald Lyles .... adr mixer
Erik H. Magnus .... production sound mixer: pick-ups (as Erik Magnus)
Charles Maynes .... sound designer
Bruce Nyznik .... supervising sound editor
Rob Parke .... sound assistant
John Sanacore .... foley mixer
Ron Scelza .... sound mixer
Brad Semenoff .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Kill Theory .... adr supervisor: adr editor
Gary Tomaro .... sound mixer
Alex Ullrich .... foley artist
Special Effects by
Matt Green .... special effects makeup assistant
Jonathan Thornton .... special effects makeup director
Visual Effects by
Peter Allendale .... compositor: Comen VFX
Ed L. Anderson .... digital compositor: Comen VFX
Jason Bidwell .... digital compositor: Comen VFX
Tim Carras .... visual effects supervisor
Greg Cheng .... digital background clean-up
Joshua D. Comen .... visual effects producer
Brandon Criswell .... lead compositor: Comen VFX
Scott Hale .... digital compositor: Comen VFX
Brandy Handelman .... digital compositor: Comen VFX
Alicia Johnson .... visual effects coordinator
Greg Rodin .... digital imaging lead camera: Pacific Title and Art Studio
Trace Cheramie .... stunts
Danny Cosmo .... stunt double (as Danny Cosmo Higginbottom)
Andrew Scott Dixon .... utility stunts
Jeff Galpin .... stunt coordinator
Kurt Hockenberry .... utility stunts
Mike Mayhall .... stunt double
Tom McComas .... stunt coordinator
Anna Mercedes Morris .... stunt double: Steffi Wickens & Taryn Manning
Holly O'Quin .... stunt double
Alec Rayme .... stunt double
Christie Sanders .... stunt double: Taryn Manning
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Applebaum .... camera operator: "a" camera
Michael Applebaum .... director of photography: second unit
Grayson Austin .... camera operator: "b" camera
Andy Clapp .... electrician
Nicholas Davidoff .... camera operator: second unit
David C. Edwards .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Penelope Helmer .... second assistant camera: second unit
Brian J. Kronenberg .... grip (as Brian Kronenberg)
Richard Lacy .... first assistant camera
Ryan Lamy .... electrician
Jonathan E. Robinson .... film loader
Chris Salamone .... grip
James Lawrence Spencer .... gaffer
Calvin Ursin Jr. .... grip
Casting Department
Deanna Brigidi .... casting associate
Toby Guidry .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ashlie Philastre .... key set costumer
Amanda Riley .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Sera DiBlasio .... assistant editor
Travis Flynn .... colorist assist
Alisha Kosaka .... post-production coordinator (as Alisha Marks)
Josh Rifkin .... assistant editor
Music Department
Celia M. Carter .... music coordinator
Kathleen Hasay .... music assistant
Joel C. High .... music supervisor
Rolfe Kent .... conductor
Joel J. Richard .... musician: guitar
Joel J. Richard .... score producer
Rebecca Rienks .... assistant music supervisor
Adam Sanborne .... composer: original song
Mark Skillingberg .... music editor
Transportation Department
Skip Barbay .... driver
Rene Horstmann .... driver
Brad Lips .... fuel truck driver
Cindi Randall .... transportation captain
Albert Samson .... local transportation captain
Christy Zeller .... transportation office coordinator
Other crew
Les Arceneaux .... assistant location manager
Morey Butler .... armorer
Jules Carideo .... production coordinator
Ariane Chatman .... payroll manager
Lorraine Evanoff .... post-production accountant
Suraj Gohill .... production financing
Ben Ledoux .... production assistant
Elizabeth Lynch .... stand-in
Katie McGinley .... assistant: Mr. Rosenfelt and Mr. Schaberg (as Katie McMillan)
Marel Medina .... stand-in
Matthew D. Miller .... key set production assistant
Scarlett Pettyjohn .... business affairs: Element Films
Annie Poirier .... assistant production coordinator
Christie Rawls .... body double
Scott H. Reeder .... department head for hair
Samuel W. Sullivan .... script supervisor
Suzanne C. Swindle .... script supervisor: additional photography
Tim Turner .... production accountant
Lauren Von Huene .... production assistant
Rebekah Weatherspoon .... production assistant
Kolie Wegner .... finance executive
Sarah Nunez .... executive assistant to executive producer (uncredited)
Hollie Stenson .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
Rated R for strong bloody violence, pervasive language and some sexual content
85 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Continuity: 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 »
Movie Connections:
References Scarface (1983)See more »
It Will Find YouSee more »


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30 out of 57 people found the following review useful.
I like it, but why are the houses always so big?, 15 February 2009
Author: Nick Damian from Toronto, Ontario

OK...I think it was a cool premise and a cool script for the most part.

The actors, the gore, the setting, even the "scary" music was all good.

However...why are teens always so well off? Why are they always out to get drunk and party? Why are the chicks always wearing tight clothing and thongs? Why are they always super sexy hot looking? Why is the house always big and clean and in the middle of nowhere without any line of communication? In 2009 there are satellite phones, GPS units, faxes, pagers, mobile devices of all sorts that have superb range - even in desert and forest and mountain ranges - so how can these kids be stuck in an area that is free of any communication?

These kids are not short on anything in the latest area of fashion or toys - so how are they always unable to get through to a source of communication? It's their sole reason in enjoy their wealth and riches...otherwise they would be working at the mall or a restaurant or doing some real job, rather than just enjoying summer to it's full extent on a boat, in a private lake, surrounded by acres of private property.

The house is a $300 000 home at least - with all the latest furnishings, but yet there is no home security device or no telecommunication via fax or computer? These families have it all...obviously, or the kids wouldn't be coming to some country home by car, loaded with food and drink.

If the family had no means of survival, there would not be a reason for the home to be kept up. It would be a shack boarded up with plywood and the boat would be a canoe patched with fiberglass and duct tape.

I'm glad to see the pretty white boys and girls be offed, but that is the part I am tired of watching...the pretty people - all over the screen.

Why not throw in a handicapped person or East Indian or Ukranian speaking friend? Give real character and personality to people or make them all assholes. Maybe somebody who is mute or partially blind.

Give it some real appeal. Give it something special.

Sure it 's nice to see tits and ass and pretty girls topless and buff guys, but it's boring..and overdone.

I would love to see a 400 pound person who has a hard time walking up a flight of stairs come crashing down on somebody and crushing them underneath a table or something.

Yes, sometimes even the "ugly" people can be interesting as well.

Having the mute person try to scream...just flawless.

Having the blind person try to defend themselves - true masterpiece.

Havig different cultures aside from just the pretty white boys and girls makes it so much more interesting.

And...having a slew of household weapons in a garage or basement is far more entertaining than just having a kid pull a gun and use up 15 shots.

Imagine all the gore you can do with a circsaw or weed whacker; a tree pruner or a band saw or something that is used in a real day to day setting.

Car tools, electrical cords, hair dryers....oh all the fun toys that we use on a daily basis which can mutilate us, decapitate us, burn us and over all do some nasty carnage.

Even the simple thing as having a broomstick and a frying pan or a fireplace poker.

Walk around the hardware store and take a good look at your next weapon of's so much more fun than just pulling a trigger.

Using a butane torch, paint stripper, garden shears, pitchfork, vise grips and every other tool known to an is so much more intense rather than just a bullet to the gut or forehead.

Guns are overused and for the people who have no skill or vision in writing.

Really...let yourself go and become insane for a weekend...your last weapon will be a gun.

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