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Pathology (2008)

 -  Crime | Horror | Thriller  -  11 April 2008 (UK)
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A group of medical students devise a deadly game: to see which one of them can commit the perfect murder.

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Storyline

Harvard Medical School graduate Dr. Ted Grey arrives at one of the nations most prestigious Pathology programs and is quickly noticed by the program's privileged and elite band of pathology interns who invite him into their crowd. It is also here, where he is introduced to Dr. Jake Gallo, who brings him to a secluded wing, where he and four other indulge in their after-hours, extra-curricular activities...finding ways to commit the perfect murder! Written by suspicious

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No body is safe. See more »

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Rated R for disturbing and perverse behavior throughout, including violence, gruesome images, strong sexual content, nudity, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Patologija  »

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$54,244 (USA) (18 April 2008)

Gross:

$108,662 (USA) (2 May 2008)
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The city was identified as Philadelphia in an earlier draft of the script. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 15 mins) When Ted is doing the autopsy on Gwen, and starts the Y-incision, she had no belly button. See more »

Quotes

Jake Gallo: [giving toast] To the dead!
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As the Camelot Pictures logo appears, the picture flickers imitating a camcorder switching on, as a ''play'' symbol appears in the corner See more »

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Bloody Fingers
Written by Jet Black Summer
Performed by Jet Black Summer
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worthwhile psychological thriller
4 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After seeing an advanced screening, this film honestly delivered more than expected. Not being a fan of the gruesome torture-porn films so wide-spread in recent years, nor of the writers previous film (utterly ridiculous, in my opinion), I had reservations going in. Not in regards to the abilities of the cast, but as to how the concept of the film would be handled on the screen. The first 10 minutes, while well done, gave me pause as to whether the filmmakers would get beyond showing how extreme and outrageous they could be to an actually engaging story. In the end, I found the graphic and brutal nature of some of the scenes to support the development of the story and it's well drawn characters as well as the effective exploration of the darker potentials of the human psyche. My final impressions were of the solid performances of the cast and how the film was able to accomplish making the outrageous and often twisted ways of its characters seem both natural and plausible given the context of the story. I highly recommend giving this film a shot, even if it isn't a genre you'd typically see.


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