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My Bloody Valentine (2009)

 -  Horror | Mystery  -  16 January 2009 (USA)
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Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine's night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, however, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one will believes he's innocent.

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In the mining town of Harmony, a drilling accident is caused by the son of the owner, Tom Hanniger. The mine collapses, burying six miners alive. The rescue team finds only Harry Warden alive, but in coma, and the other miners murdered by his pickax, and they conclude that Harry killed them to save oxygen for himself. On Valentine's Day, Harry awakes from his coma in the local hospital, and he kills twenty-two people, including a group of teenagers that are partying in the mine. Harry is killed by the deputy, but the only survivors are Tom Hanniger, his girlfriend Sarah, their friend Axel Palmer and his girlfriend Irene. Ten years later, Tom returns to Harmony after the death of his father. Tom has decided to sell the Hanniger Mine, and finds that Sarah has married Axel, who is now the local sheriff, and they have a son named Noah. On Valentine's Day, Harry Warden also returns, seeking revenge against those that had escaped his pickax in the past, and Tom is accused by Axel and other ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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On January 16, Get Your Heart Broken. See more »

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Rated R for graphic brutal horror violence and grisly images throughout, some strong sexuality, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,337,613 (UK) (16 January 2009)

Gross:

$51,527,787 (USA) (6 March 2009)
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Trivia

The first two characters killed on screen are named Jason and Michael, an homage to characters from the Friday the 13th (1980) and Halloween (1978) series where the killers are non-speaking. A direct reference to the films is how they die - trademark features of the characters. See more »

Goofs

If you watch the scene where the man get his jaw ripped off using the slow motion function on DVD, you can notice that his jaw briefly reappears intact again after being initially ripped away. See more »

Quotes

Deputy Ferris: You wanna take point?
Burke: [after long pause] I'm retired.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, Harry Warden emerges from a tunnel, peers into the camera then strikes the screen with a pickaxe. See more »

Connections

Remake of My Bloody Valentine (1981) See more »

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Written by Marc Anthony Thompson
Performed by The Skillet Turtles
© 2008 Lions Gate Music Publishing LLC
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Almost awful!
17 June 2009 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Well, I didn't expect much, but I didn't expect it to be as bad as it actually is! This movie have nothing to offer except some graphic killings, and it seems this is the whole point of making the movie. Maybe it's fun to make gory scenes and maybe the producer thought - hey lets have fun and see if someone will pay to see what we made. The acting is bad to the point of laughable, it's poorly directed and basically you just end up laughing at all the stupidity. Then, maybe this is the point, maybe it's made bad to make fun of the genre or the audience. I don't know, it sure isn't worth watching! You would think they could be a little bit more inventive and creative, it's not that hard! The fact that some people give this movie 10 stars is disturbing!


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