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Kalamity -- Haunted by memories of his ex-girlfriend Alice, a heartbroken Billy returns home to Northern Virginia seeking solace from old friends.  But what he finds is more disconcerting than comforting: his best friend Stanley has become mysterious and withdrawn from those around him.  Billy attempts to find out what is going on, and as he probe Stanley's recent activities, his friend's behavior seems increasingly bizarre and frightening.  The discovery of blood-stained evidence among Stanley's possessions pulls him deeper into the nightmare--and eventually leads to a violent confrontation that not everyone will survive.
Kalamity -- After a recent breakup, Billy returns to his hometown to find something is not quite right with his best friend.


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2 men handle break-up very differently. A disturbing look at how an unstable person handles being dumped .Could be true I say B- See more (10 total) »


  (in credits order)

Nick Stahl ... Billy Klepack

Jonathan Jackson ... Stanley Keller

Christopher M. Clark ... Christian Phillips

Beau Garrett ... Alice

Alona Tal ... Ashley

Robert Forster ... Tom Klepack

Patricia Kalember ... Terry Klepack

Sammi Hanratty ... Barbie Klepack

Jill Latiano ... Simge

Tyler Parkinson ... Matt

Michael Gabel ... Sam

Laurel Helen Hausler ... Impatient Girl (as Laurel Hausler)

Connie Bowman ... Ticket Counter Lady
Courtney Pauroso ... College Student

Lance Lewman ... Middle Aged Man

Yvonne Erickson ... Middle Aged Woman

Tanya Hutchins ... Reporter
Kathleen Murphy ... Susie
Rachel Burkhardt ... Kelly
Sheree Allen
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dennis Farrell ... Party Boy

Anne Bergstedt ... Woman in Street (uncredited)

Catherine Cahill ... College Student (uncredited)
Larry Carter ... Professor (uncredited)
Enrique Chicas ... Bar Drunk (uncredited)
Chelsea Connell ... College Student (uncredited)
Meghan E. Connell ... College Student (uncredited)
Devraj Dasgupta ... Party Boy (uncredited)
Daniel Michael DeLuca ... Confused Man at Airport (uncredited)

Liam Ferguson ... Military Pilot (uncredited)

Ashleigh Crystal Hairston ... Beer Pong Player (uncredited)

James M. Hausler ... Dingleberry Customer (uncredited)

Kevin Leigh ... College Student / Beer Pong Spectator (uncredited)
Adrian Nanney ... Pool Party Guy (uncredited)
Amanda O'Connor ... Party Girl (uncredited)

Sophia Parra ... College Student (uncredited)

Sasha Rajic ... College Student / Party Boy (uncredited)

Roger Sands ... College Student / Beer Pong Player (uncredited)

Patrick Michael Strange ... Bar Drunk (uncredited)
Hamilton Willis ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Directed by
James M. Hausler 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James M. Hausler 

Produced by
Jonathan Lawhead .... line producer
Juliana Penaranda-Loftus .... producer (as Juliana Penaranda)
Original Music by
Christopher Mangum 
Cinematography by
Jim Hunter 
Film Editing by
James M. Hausler 
Chris Lorusso 
Casting by
Lauren Bass 
Production Design by
Elizabeth J. Jones 
Art Direction by
Katherine Rusch 
Set Decoration by
Brian Goodwin 
Costume Design by
Susan O'Donnell 
Makeup Department
Ann Stark Brough .... key makeup artist (as Ann Stark Hundley)
Diane Hammond .... key special makeup effects artist
Diane Hammond .... makeup artist
Sallie Keena .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ryan Reynolds .... second assistant director
Derek Rimelspach .... assistant director
Art Department
Keith S. Jackson .... on-set set dresser
Michaela McKee .... art department coordinator
Trent Watts .... art department production assistant
Grace Yun .... on-set set dresser
Sound Department
Andrew Braswell .... sound mixer
Scott Delange .... temp boom operator
Nathan J. Smith .... boom operator
Visual Effects by
Simon Hughes .... compositing supervisor: Image Engine
Louis Kim .... senior compositor: Image Engine
Alex Lama .... compositor: Image Engine
Jesus Lavin .... compositor: Image Engine
Shawn Walsh .... visual effects supervisor: Image Engine
Samson Sing Wun Wong .... compositor: Image Engine
Johnny Becker .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Ian Axilrod .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Dennis Boni .... camera operator: "a" camera
Tim Browne .... electrician
Kurtis Burr .... assistant camera
Chris Carpenter .... electrician
Doug Cordonier .... grip
Stephen Crocker .... assistant camera: "b" camera
James Dombey .... electrician
Danny Eckler .... dolly grip
Tim Fabrizio .... camera operator: "b" camera
Javier Gomez .... electrician
William T. Iversen .... electrician
Chris Jones .... camera operator: "a" camera
Bill Parris .... camera production assistant
Jed Seus .... additional camera operator
Julian Sternthal .... key grip
Mike Wilson .... best boy electric
Casting Department
Jordan Bass .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Constance Harris .... key costumer
Editorial Department
Andrea Chlebak .... colorist
Location Management
Diate B.H. Green .... location manager
Other crew
Krisztina Botond .... production assistant
Matthew S. Crosby .... craft department head (as Matthew Crosby)
Bennett Fidlow .... legal counsel: distribution
Philip R. Garrett .... production consultant
Chrissy Kernes .... production coordinator
Marisa Marchitelli .... behind-the-scenes documentarian
Karen Mattingly .... script supervisor
Sean A. Reid .... production consultant
Bridget Shaw .... key set production assistant
Noah Trevino .... production assistant
Joshua David Vaile .... production assistant
Kelly Withycombe .... assistant to director
Daniel Zimmer .... script supervisor
Annie Jeeves .... publicist (uncredited)
Chad Tyler .... stand-in (uncredited)

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Rated R for pervasive language including sexual references, and some violent content
98 min
Aspect Ratio:
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South Korea:18 | USA:R (certificate #46106)
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24 out of 31 people found the following review useful.
2 men handle break-up very differently. A disturbing look at how an unstable person handles being dumped .Could be true I say B-, 8 February 2011
Author: Tony Heck ( from United States

After breaking up with their girlfriends of five years, two friends handle it differently. After moving back to his hometown Billy (Stahl) learns that his girlfriend no longer wants a long distance relationship. He is not handling it well and goes to friend Stan (Jackson) for help coping. Stan is not handling his break up well either and soon his girlfriend winds up missing. This movie more then anything is a little disturbing, mainly for the fact that this is very believable and I'm sure at least part of this has happened to someone before. I don't want to give to much away but before you watch know that this is not a horror movie like the preview makes it seem like, but a very disturbing look at how an unstable person handles a break-up. I give it a B-.

Would I watch again? - Not sure, I think I would but it may not have the same effect.

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