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Tormented (2009)

R | | Horror | 22 May 2009 (UK)
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A bullied teenager comes back from the dead to take revenge on his classmates.

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Natasha Cummings
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Alexis
Calvin Dean ...
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Justine Fielding
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Sophie
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Helena
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Jason Banks
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Nasser
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Mei Lei
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Tim
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Khalillah
Ruby Bentall ...
Emily
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Marcus
Peter Amory ...
Head Teacher
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Storyline

The head girl Justine gives a speech on the funeral of the teenage schoolmate Darren Mullet that has just committed suicide but she does not recall who he was. Then she is invited by Alexis to date him in the celebration party in the house of his friend Bradley. Sooner Justine discovers that Darren had a crush on her and was bullied by Bradley and his friends including Alexis. When each one of Bradley's friends is found dead, they discover that Darren has returned from beyond to revenge the humiliations he was submitted. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A New Class of Terror

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Budget:

£700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£284,757 (UK) (22 May 2009)
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Trivia

During the credits the song 'Lesbian Roadkill' is credited as being performed by Tantric Dwarf and being licensed by Crying While Wanking. This is in reference to the song being played by the character Nasser in the film. The song was in fact written especially for the film by Christian and Joe Henson. See more »

Goofs

Nearly everyone has the apparently unpopular and bullied character's phone number saved into their phones. See more »

Quotes

Sophie: Hello, hi I can see you. Are you perving on me?
[She walks along the swimming pool edge]
Sophie: I'm flattered that you're stalking me... Mullet. What the fuck?
[she screams then falls into the swimming pool]
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Crazy Credits

Shortly into the end credits there is an additional scene. See more »

Connections

References The Duchess (2008) See more »

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Don't Be Afraid
Keaton Henson
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31 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After watching this film, I'm still not sure if the title, Tormented, refers to the students of the featured High School, or the audience that had to sit through this film. Tormented is one of these films that has a deeper meaning, but it takes it's message to such extremes, that it becomes completely obsolete. Tormented is actually an anti-bullying film, that features an obese teenager, that has committed suicide after years of abuse. Instead of focusing on the ones left behind, the story instead focuses on the popular kids, who continue to "torment" the kid after he's gone, that is until his ghost shows up looking for revenge. The story isn't the worst idea I've ever heard of, but the film was so fake and over the top that it just ruined all it's credibility. Tormented features a fully functional ghost, with emotions, who gruesomely kills people. The special effects that show him as a ghost and the ridiculous amounts of kool-aid blood, were just some of the worst I've ever seen. Magic Mike's Alex Pettyfer stars as the bully and much like the rest of the cast, is far too old to be playing a high school student. Films like this are low budget, and I understand they need a person of name in order to be recognized, but I've always felt that they should cast real teenagers, and give them a chance at breaking into the business, rather than have the roles played by actors that are pushing thirty! Tormented is exactly how you'll feel as this film plays to the lowest common denominator, assuming that only ignorant people are going to watch it. They'll do things like call the victim, Shrek and show goth kids who think it's cool that he killed himself. Tormented is not funny, scary, or anything but a complete waste of time.


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