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So Funny ... It Hurts!
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Harry Penderecki, a once heralded horror auteur, finds himself on the outside looking in at Hollywood... See more » | Add synopsis »
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The "Spinal Tap" of horror? Don't think so... See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

David Naughton ... Harry Penderecki

Brian O'Halloran ... Jason 'Jay' Daly

Gerry Bednob ... Hanu Vindepeshs

Gunnar Hansen ... Krenshaw

Ellen Sandweiss ... Natalie Vasquez

Vincent Butta ... Bert Campbell

Ken Foree ... Carl Perkins

Mick Garris ... Himself

Happy Anderson ... Ivan

Betsy Baker ... Gladys Oppenheimer
Tom Bambard ... Barry Tideman
Francine Bianco Tax ... Librarian (as Francine Bianco)
Laura Bozzone ... Audition Girl #2
Keith Bredbenner ... Patrolman #2
Timothy J. Bristoll ... Cameraman / Grim Reaper (as Tim Bristoll)
Emily Brownell ... Amy Mills
Lee Butz ... Executive
Tim Connell ... Patrolman #1
Donald Daly ... Exited Convention Fan
Samantha Dark ... Terry
Josslyn DeCrosta ... Audtion Girl #1

Michelle DiBenedetti ... Tanya Ferrell
Tyler Dolph ... Overweight Fan

Kelly Lee Drust ... Sheriff #2 (as Kelly Drust)
Bill Duff ... The Killer

Jody Ebert ... Thomas the Editor
Arthur Friedman ... Marvin Foy
Bob Gellock ... Zombie / Grim Reaper Victim / Bob Millman

Ronald E. Giles ... Barney
Frederic Heringes ... Harlan
Scott Krycia ... Photographer

Billy Lake ... Earl Shanksmith
Bronagh Lawe ... Hot Tub Girl #1
Maeve Lawe ... Hot Tub Girl #2
Micha Lazare ... Audience Member #1
Elizabeth Wood ... Girl in Hanu's Room (as Penelope Lea)
Jay Lee ... Audience Member #2

Chris Line ... Trevor Nelson / Crazed Fan

Matt Lish ... Andy

Trevor Long ... Ronaldo
Alex Lubar ... Stan
Carlton Lucas ... Old Man at Bar
Kim Mahoney ... Dead Carl
Kristyn Mahoney ... Nurse #2
Laia Martí ... Alissa Arango

Hiro Masuda ... Honda
Kathy McAuley ... Kathy MacElravey - Location Scout
Samantha Mena ... Girl on Swing
Sue Mickley ... Woman on Hill
Tara Neff ... Heckler #4

Dan Nelson ... Louis
Michael Nunnemacher ... Dead Guy in Field
Nick Minnich ... Heckler #2
Scott McKlveen ... Ralph Innerds
Mick Newbie ... Man in Hallway
Jason O'Neill ... Sound Man #3
Nathan Pham ... Doctor
Jason Quaigg ... Zombie #1
Roberto A. Quezada ... Sound Man #2
Ariel Rivera ... Scared Crewman
Matt Rizzutto ... 2nd Zombie

Rachael Robbins ... Mandy Less
Amy Shannon ... Heckler #3
Beth Shannon ... Nurse #1
Bill Sheehan ... Bartender

Bill Sorice ... Oscar Brody
George H. Steuter Jr. ... Crew Member

Tom Stratford ... Arthur Benjamin
Zachary Sutton ... Heckler #1
Tighe Swanson ... Mike

Sean Tiedeman ... Popcorn Clerk / Look Out Clown

Theresa Tilly ... Waitress
Anthony Timpone ... Fangoria MC (as Tony Timpone)
Richard Vallejos ... Felipe Vargas
Bill Vargo ... Sheriff 1
Bob Weston ... Ted the Security Guard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Seann Sara Sella ... Model
Martin Binder ... Convention Desk Attendant / Convention Attendee (uncredited)
Robert L. Brodmerkel ... Jimmy (uncredited)
Robert V. Galluzzo ... Convention Attendee (uncredited)
Dale Mahoney ... Audience Member (uncredited)
Lynn Mastio Rice ... Farmer's Wife (uncredited)
Jason Palenchar ... Convention Attendee (uncredited)

Scott W. Perry ... Billy (uncredited)
Jim Treacy ... Convention Attendee (uncredited)
Michael J. Urbanavage ... Convention Attendee (uncredited)
R.J. Weyant ... Convention Attendee (uncredited)

Directed by
Stevan Mena 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Stevan Mena 

Produced by
Chris Aurilia .... co-producer
Jerry Aurilia .... co-producer
Tom Bambard .... co-producer
Timothy J. Bristoll .... co-producer
Vincent Butta .... executive producer
Stevan Mena .... co-producer
Peter Picard .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Stevan Mena 
 
Cinematography by
Brendan Flynt 
 
Film Editing by
Stevan Mena 
 
Production Design by
Melissa McAnany 
 
Art Direction by
Michael Schlotzhauer 
 
Costume Design by
Natalie Arango 
 
Makeup Department
Shana Lohr .... assistant makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Timothy J. Bristoll .... second assistant director
T.K. Shom .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Matt Gundy .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Jerami Cruise .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Nicholas Allen .... first assistant camera
Chris Aran .... second assistant camera
Katie Dainson .... second assistant camera
Scott Krycia .... still photographer
Kim Marcelino .... first assistant camera
Arttist Mouthapong .... grip/electric swing
Marc-Eric Nielsen .... first assistant camera
Roberto A. Quezada .... best boy electric
 
Casting Department
Kim Mahoney .... extras casting
 
Editorial Department
Tim Bond .... negative transfer
Dave Pultz .... timer (as David Pultz)
John Rehberger .... on-line editor
Jane Tolmachyov .... colorist (as Jane Tolmachov)
 
Other crew
Amy Mittman .... production assistant
Tara Neff .... production assistant
Ariel Rivera .... production assistant
Zachary Sutton .... production assistant
Sean Tiedeman .... documentarian
Sean Tiedeman .... production assistant
Bill Vargo .... production assistant
Christopher Vollmann .... production assistant
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language, sexuality/nudity and some violent images
Runtime:
94 min
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Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major K. 467, 2nd movementSee more »

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55 out of 65 people found the following review useful.
The "Spinal Tap" of horror? Don't think so..., 1 August 2008
Author: B-GradeFan from United States

I really wanted to like this movie and watched all the way through thinking it had to get better. Don't get me wrong, it's not the worst flick ever but it never lives up to it's potential. The premise is good, the cast is great (I was especially pumped to witness the return of David Naughton) and, God love 'em, you can tell everyone tried their best. It just falls short over and over again. "Brutal Massacre" should serve as a constant reminder to filmmakers that only Christopher Guest can do Christopher Guest movies and, despite the fact he makes it look easy, you should probably just forget trying to do the same. Naughton and Brian O'Halloran are fantastic in this and they should be seen more often...they are the reason this gets 4 stars from me. If you're going to have the "Spinal Tap" of horror I suspect you might want the guy who made "Spinal Tap" to helm it...just thinking out loud there.

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