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ThanksKilling (2009)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Thriller  |  6 December 2008 (USA)
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A homicidal turkey axes off college kids during Thanksgiving break.

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A homicidal turkey axes off college kids during Thanksgiving break.

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Gobble, Gobble, Motherfucker!


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While writing the script, and even through filming, creators Kevin Stewart and Jordan Downey always tried to come up with a name for the killer turkey, but nothing ever stuck. In the end, they simply referred to him as "turkey" in the film. In 2012 while raising funds for the sequel, they again wanted to find a proper name for the character. They finally settled on simply "Turkie". See more »

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The opening scenes show a college campus in autumn with colorful leaves. The rest of the film (which was shot in summer) is shot amid green trees. See more »

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Johnny: [as he lay dying] I wish I could call a time out...
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Gobble Gobble...
30 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie isn't a movie that anyone should take seriously, even for a second. If you try to take this movie seriously you'll immediately get on IMDb, give it a 1 star rating (provided that's being considerate) and write about how much of a waste of time it was, yada yada yada. These guys aren't professionals.

Yes, the acting sucks. The special effects suck. The plot sucks! It all freaking sucks. But seriously, just look at the cover, they made it blatantly obvious at the first glance. What ever your first impression is of what you're getting into, is probably right on.

If you're looking to kill some time. Sure, watch this movie. But like I said don't expect a grammy winning award for the acting or anything else really. It feels like a bunch of friends got together and made a funny story about thanksgiving and this was the result.


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