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Four struggling actors retreat to a cabin in Big Bear, California in order to write a screenplay that will make them all stars. Problem is: What happens when their story idea -- a horror flick about a group of friends tormented by a villain with a bag over his head -- starts to come true?

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Four struggling actors retreat to a cabin in Big Bear, California in order to write a screenplay that will make them all stars. Problem is: What happens when their story idea -- a horror flick about a group of friends tormented by a villain with a bag over his head -- starts to come true?

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Rated R for language, some sexual content and nudity | See all certifications »

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22 January 2008 (USA)  »

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Cabeza de bolsa  »

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$8,640 (USA) (13 June 2008)

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$140,016 (USA) (14 November 2008)
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[last lines]
Chad: Goodnight, movie girlfriend.
Michelle: Goodnight.
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References The Big Chill (1983) See more »

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Written and Performed by J. Scott Howard
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A simple movie with a simple message
9 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

'Baghead' is an obvious budget flick but don't let that stop you from choosing this to watch.

The plot revolves around Matt that wants to make an independent film for a indie film showing. He gathers his friends and they just happen to be Chad (an old friend) and two girls. He suggest a trip to a lakeside cottage for brainstorming on their budget movie storyline.

The plot line they agree upon begins to strangely start happening in real life!! Sure enough there's something afoot. And in that lays the store for this movie.

At finish there is a moral message (if you can't figure it out you need help) and a somewhat painful but happy ending.


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