MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,538 this week

Frayed (I) (2007)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  25 August 2009 (USA)
5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 1,017 users  
Reviews: 30 user | 24 critic

A small town sheriff's worst nightmare comes true when his homicidal son escapes from a psychiatric hospital. An intense manhunt ensues as the dark secret behind the son's evil past becomes revealed.

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 3 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $4.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

Frayed: A Movie Review
| 28 Days Later Analysis
New Clip from Frayed
| DreadCentral.com
Killer Clown Revealed
| 28 Days Later Analysis

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 30 Oct 2011
 
a list of 27 titles
created 26 Jul 2012
 
a list of 49 titles
created 30 Nov 2013
 
a list of 27 titles
created 15 May 2014
 
a list of 28 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Frayed" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Frayed (2007)

Frayed (2007) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Frayed.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sam's Lake (2006)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

As she does every summer, Sam takes a group of friends to accompany her on a retreat to the cottage she grew up in. On this year's trip, Sam and her friends are faced with the terrifying legend of Sam's Lake.

Director: Andrew C. Erin
Stars: Fay Masterson, Sandrine Holt, William Gregory Lee
Lieben (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Rouven Blankenfeld
Stars: Numan Acar, Luana Bellinghausen, Lena Sabine Berg
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

A couple of friends are chased by a killer clown in the woods during a week-end.

Director: Bob Willems
Stars: Ken Hebert, Charlie Fenwick, Melissa Bale
Laughter (2012)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

When a troubled teen is pushed to far, he takes action into his own hands. The prank he plans ends with a death of a young one! Months pass and everyone acts like nothing happened. Soon their actions will end deadly and end with his laugh.

Director: Adam Dunning
Stars: Ian Anderson, Sandra Anderson, Brant Becker
Alive or Dead (2008)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

On a desolate road, an abandoned school bus with the words 'HELP ME' written on a window, Maria stops to check it out. A killer has left his bloody crime scene in the back. The killer comes... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Goetsch
Stars: Ann Henson, Angelica May, Gretchen Busenitz
Blood Trails (2006)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Bike messenger Anne never imagined the horrific events that would unfold after her one-night-stand with stranger Chris.

Director: Robert Krause
Stars: Rebecca Palmer, Ben Price, Tom Frederic
Farm House (2008)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Farmhouse is a psychological thriller set in the modern day mid-west. We follow a young couple as they leave their everyday lives behind and head out to a new beginning; starting over from ... See full summary »

Director: George Bessudo
Stars: Jamie Anne Allman, William Lee Scott, Steven Weber
Madhouse (2004)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.

Director: William Butler
Stars: Joshua Leonard, Jordan Ladd, Natasha Lyonne
Infection (2004)
Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

INFECTION takes place in a dark, isolated hospital, where one doctors mistake has led to dire consequences for a patient.

Director: Masayuki Ochiai
Stars: Michiko Hada, Mari Hoshino, Tae Kimura
Fragile (2005)
Thriller | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

At her new job in a rundown children's hospital, a nurse desperately tries to keep her patients safe from a plague of random, mysterious attacks.

Director: Jaume Balagueró
Stars: Calista Flockhart, Richard Roxburgh, Elena Anaya
Dismal (2009)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

Dana is failing Biology. To pass she must attend an extra credit assignment with several classmates that will lead them into a remote region of the Great Dismal Swamp, a place teeming with ... See full summary »

Director: Gary King
Stars: Lydia Chandler, Tim Morris, Bill Oberst Jr.
Frayed (2008)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Brenda, in her later years, narrates the story of her youth as the eldest of three kids. Coming from a home of abuse and negligence, we're exposed to scenes from her life as she sifts ... See full summary »

Director: Jessica Adducci
Stars: Brittney Card, Michael McLendon, Jan Falk
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Sheriff Pat Baker / Party Clown (as Tony Doupé)
...
Gary Jordan / Kurt Baker
Alena Dashiell ...
Sara Baker
Tasha Smith-Floe ...
Veronica (as Tasha Smith)
Kellee Bradley ...
Jolene Baker
Don Brady ...
Lane Denton
Dino Moore ...
The Mask / Deputy Moore / Orderly
Colin Byrne ...
Paul
...
Greg
Tim Evans ...
Sam
...
Dr. Engle
...
Kurt's Mom
Nick Wambach ...
Donny Parsons
Kathy Hsieh ...
Nurse Gable
Jimmy Castle ...
Kurt Baker - Age 8
Edit

Storyline

Pat Baker is a small town sheriff. His son, Kurt, is a deranged young man with a dark secret. Sheriff Baker's worst nightmare comes true when Kurt escapes from a psychiatric hospital where he was locked away for the brutal murder of his mother thirteen years earlier. Gary, a hospital security guard, sets out into the woods to stop him, but soon finds himself relentlessly hunted by the deranged psychopath intent on killing him and anyone who crosses his path. Sheriff Baker launches an intense search to find his son, only to discover that his daughter, Sara, and her friends are camping in the same woods where Kurt has escaped. Kurt's psychosis escalates, as does his vengeful killing spree, culminating in a terrifying, climactic confrontation with Kurt, the sheriff and his family. Written by Lock It In Entertainment

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Evil burns within the mind of madness See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong brutal violence, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 August 2009 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Inside Quantum: The Post-Production of Frayed (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Drivin' Me Crazy
Written and Performed by Norbert Caoili and Dino Moore
(MBD: Music By Dezign, ASCAP)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Impressively Gripping
29 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the first time that I have seen fit to leave a comment.

I was completely unaware of this movie's existence, and usually I'm pretty good at knowing what is coming out. Out of boredom, I watched it On Demand and was stunned. It's definitely not your average slasher film - instead, it is a psychological thriller that leaves you picking your brain for hours.

I truly recommend this for anyone looking for something raising the slasher-fic bar. I was only looking for the general entertainment and was more than pleasantly surprised.

Please, take my word for it. You'll be intrigued...


13 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
the ending to frayed krissie_feesa12000
Nice surprise tigerlilly33
Picture and New Family zoely2-1
Need explantation chris_hughes-1
Good Movie mary-jervis
Jumping at sounds mary-jervis
Discuss Frayed (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?