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Deadgirl (2008)

R | | Horror | 20 April 2013 (Japan)
Two high school boys discover an imprisoned woman in an abandoned mental asylum who cannot die.

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JT
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Joann (as Candice Accola)
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Jenny Spain ...
Deadgirl
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Johnny
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Clint
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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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On a hot day, two rebellious high school friends, Rickie and JT, decide to skip class and hang out at an abandoned, derelict Asylum for the mentally ill for some beers and fun. After breaking into the place, the fun begins with some bashing and smashing, in the maze of half-lit corridors, dark rooms and narrow pathways of the institution, when all of a sudden, JT discovers the body of a young, naked woman covered with a plastic film. In the light of this grotesque, yet, unexpected finding, unresolvable questions will begin to rise, as this seemingly unresponsive girl will start growling and gnashing. Who is this girl? Was she a patient here, or was she some sort of a guinea pig that a scientist used to perform some crazy experiments on it? In the end, how human is this girl that simply cannot die? Written by Nick Riganas

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

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Trivia

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

Goofs

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 »

Soundtracks

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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Well, you sure picked a shite-poor time to man up.
20 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

You might think this is all smarmy and about necrophilia when two teens, Rickie (Shiloh Fernandez) and J.T. (Noah Segan), playing hooky find a dead girl (Jenny Spain) in the basement of a mental hospital. Well, she is dead, but she isn't. She's undead.

Soon, she becomes a sex tool for J.T and his high school friends.

The conflict between the two life-long friends simmers the entire movie until it boils over in the end as we reflect on just what it means to be human.

Lots and lots of blood and zombie action, not so much sex. But, if you are looking for a horror film, you will be disappointed, as it is more philosophical and can't be easily fit into a category.


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