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My Bloody Valentine (2009)

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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, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one that 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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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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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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£1,337,613 (UK) (18 January 2009)

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$51,545,952 (USA)
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In the bar scene, Sheriff Burke who's played by Tom Atkins yells, "Everybody stand down, god damn it!" Atkins would go on to play a similar character in Patrick Lussier next feature film, Drive Angry (2011) where he would say the exact same line in the same way (during the latter film's roadblock scene). See more »

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Karen Baum's character Deputy Ferris's jacket reads 'SHERRIF' on the back (instead of sheriff). See more »

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Axel Palmer: [viewing Irene's mutilated body] Jesus, Irene. He took your heart.
Deputy Martin: Jilted lover with a screw loose?
Axel Palmer: More than one screw, wouldn't you say? Irene never did the jilting.
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After the credits, Harry Warden emerges from a tunnel, peers into the camera then strikes the screen with a pickaxe. See more »

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Referenced in Scream: The Inside Story (2011) See more »

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Written by Matthew Caws, Ira Elliot, and Daniel Lorca
Performed by Nada Surf
Courtesy of Nada Surf Inc.
By Arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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My Bloody Valentine 3-D (2009) ***
19 January 2009 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Remake of the 1981 slasher film about a maniac in a coal miner's outfit slaughtering everyone, and a worthy retread of the original. These days there has been a return of sorts to the unrestrained gory days of early '80s slasher films, and this one delivers in all those typical categories you'd expect -- the over-the-top mutilations and gore sequences, the gratuitous sex (including full frontal female nudity) and people getting theirs in a variety of inventive ways. At least it's a step up in that the main cast and victims are not just silly teenagers, but rather silly 20-somethings and older this time out. And it is a very nice bonus getting a return from old timer Tom Atkins as a retired policeman in the mix, too.

This film is also released in standard flat 2-D, but I would only have awarded it **1/2, if not for the added gimmick of third dimension, which is really what the fun is all about here. The 3-D effects are well done, seeing things fly off the screen and into your face. One wonders whether they might have taken this even farther with more deliberate situations designed to fully utilize the effect, but what's there is still cool. The "mystery" of the film kept me going back and forth in my guesstimates, up to the final second, so that was an added bonus to the usual trappings that worked for me. *** out of ****


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