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Deadgirl (2008)

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Two high school boys discover an imprisoned woman in an abandoned mental asylum who cannot die.

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Cast

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Rickie
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JT
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Joann (as Candice Accola)
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Wheeler
Jenny Spain ...
Deadgirl
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Johnny
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Dwyer
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Clint
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Mr. Harrison
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Nikki
Timothy Muskatell ...
Wes
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Brit
Dustin Hess ...
Walter
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Ms. Flynn
Steve Dean ...
Gym Coach
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Two high school boys discover an imprisoned woman in an abandoned mental asylum who cannot die.

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The American nightmare. See more »

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Horror | Romance

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Rated R for strong aberrant sexuality, graphic nudity, bloody violence and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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20 April 2013 (Japan)  »

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Dead Girl  »

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Trivia

Noah Segan won the 2009 Fright Meter Award for Best Actor for his performance. See more »

Goofs

The dog cannot be in the deadgirl's room because Rickie and JT found that room on another story via a tunnel, while avoiding that dog in the first place. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rickie: [Rickie asks JT a question while between classes at school] Hey, yo, JT.
[Rickie asks JT while they're both on lunch at school]
Rickie: Man, what word starts with 'F' and ends with 'U-C-K?' Come on. Fire truck, man.
JT: [Rickie chuckles] What are you eight?
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Connections

Referenced in Birth of the Living Dead (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

I Want More
Written by Holiday / Everhart / Miley / Cobby (BMI)
Performed by The Black Summer Crush
Courtesy of AudioNest
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Very disturbing and highly recommended
3 January 2009 | by (Gwangju, South Korea) – See all my reviews

I saw this at the TIFF and was expecting it to be some kind of Saw film or something of its ilk. However, it is much better than a simple horror film and really defies categorization. Deadgirl is a look into how we humanize, empathize and sympathize. It is a very provocative film and I squirmed many times. It is, however, not a film made for shock value. This is an essay on what it is to be human and where we draw the line on what we consider human. It is an exploration into where we draw the line on compassion and the hows and whys of our brutality and inhumanity. There are many scenes that affected me so deeply that I had trouble sleeping and talked about them for many weeks afterward. This is a great disturbing film.


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