Camp Hell (2010)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror  |  2 December 2011 (UK)
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Evil invades a children's spiritual retreat.


(as George Van Buskirk)


(as George Van Buskirk)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Patricia Leary
Michael Leary
Caroline London ...
Rose Leary
Tommy Leary
Fr. Phineas McAllister
Juliana Monin ...
J.W. Terry ...
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Dr. John


At the end of every summer, the children of a Christian community from a suburb of New Jersey attend Camp Hope. They travel deep into the woods far from any distractions the world provides. Here, the children are taught the ways of the Lord, the perils of the flesh, and the horror of the Devil. A charismatic priest leads them in their training. But, he unknowingly has brought something with him, something evil. What was supposed to be a safe place, a spiritual retreat has now turned into a nightmare that not even faith can end. Written by American Film Market

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Rated R for some teen sexuality and disturbing violent images | See all certifications »

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2 December 2011 (UK)  »

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Camp Hope  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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The DVD cover for the film advertised Jesse Eisenberg in a starring role, despite only having a 5 minute cameo. The cover features his name above the title and his face above a small camp. Eisenberg filed a lawsuit because of this. See more »


The camp is an evangelical Christian (Protestant) camp, but the teenagers are seen crossing themselves and carrying rosaries which is part of Roman Catholicism and not Protestant evangelicalism. A evangelical minister, pastor, or reverend would head a camp such as this one and not a Roman Catholic priest as depicted in this film. See more »


Christian: FYI... Jesus is your Savior... not your homeboy!
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Bad not made for TV movie
17 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The acting was okay. The story was interesting until it went absolutely nowhere. It was a road that should have stayed less traveled. The movie is suppose to be based on true events. But what the hell where those events. The story telling is so fragmented and ambiguous, and perhaps would have been better told in say 22 minutes ala Twilight Zone, but the plot is so stretched that the filler dilutes whatever message the movie makers wanted to make. I waited until the last minute to see if this movie would "save" itself, yet alas no. I only sacrificed 90 minutes of time to trite. Oh, and the music, the score, or whatever it was, was just awful. In fact, the music used during the opening credits should have tipped me off to the crap that lied ahead.

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