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Deadgirl (2008)

R | | Horror | 20 April 2013 (Japan)
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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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Rated R for strong aberrant sexuality, graphic nudity, bloody violence and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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

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In the scene where Johnny & Dwyer see the body, the three scratches on JT's face change length, orientation, the side of his face that they are on. 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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Referenced in Birth of the Living Dead (2013) See more »

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The Other Side Of Mt. Heart Attack
Written by Angus Andrew, Julian Gross, Aaron Hemphill (ASCAP)
Performed by The Liars
Published by Music Of Windswept (ASCAP) o/b/o Mute Song Ltd. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Mute Records Ltd.
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Most disturbing zombie film yet.
20 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would have rated this film a full 10 out of 10, but I have to admit, it was so disturbing to me that I couldn't give it the full score.

Imagine, one zombie-girl being held captive by teenage boys. The zombie isn't the monster here, it's the boys.

This is most definitely NOT a date movie. This is more a flick that a person sees on their own and discusses later on internet message boards.

Not much blood and guts, no dystopian future... so why is it so disturbing? A quick perusal of the plot/synopsis should tell you why, I'm not going to give away any spoilers in this review.

I will say that this movie does a great job explaining the motivations of its male characters. I think it captures the angst, drives, and suffering of teenage males. Granted, the movie throws all of it to extreme contrast... but that only helps underline and illuminate those things.

The movie does a great job with cinematics and pacing. I expect to see great things from the directors.

I'd also like to comment on the movie poster (showing a woman's lips at a 90 degree angle). Brilliant movie poster on several levels.


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