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My Bloody Valentine (2009)

R  |   |  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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Nothing says 'date movie' like a 3D ride to hell! 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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$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 film was made into a haunted house at Universal's "Halloween Horror Nights". See more »

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When the two girls are running through the grocery store, a man wearing jeans and a denim shirt is standing behind the picket fence area in the upper left corner of the screen near the front doors. See more »

Quotes

Tom Hanniger: [trembling] He's here! Harry Warden is here!
Sarah Palmer: Tom... Harry's not here.
Axel Palmer: No... wait. Harry is here... isn't he?
[to Tom]
Axel Palmer: Are you there, Harry? You living inside Tom? Huh? Are you in there?
Tom Hanniger: [breaking character; gruff voice] Oh... I'm right here.
Axel Palmer: I fucking knew it!
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The credits scroll over a journey through the mine down a mine train/tram tracks. See more »

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References My Bloody Valentine (1981) See more »

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Written by David Vanacore and Kenneth Douglas Berry
Performed by Kenneth Douglas Berry
Courtesy of David Vanacore Music
By Arrangement with Lions Gate Music Publishing LLC
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Entertaining Collection of Clichés
11 June 2009 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In the mining town of Harmony, there is an accident caused by the son of the owner Tom Hanniger (Jensen Ackles) during a drilling, and the mine collapses burying six miners alive. The rescue team finds only Harry Warden alive but in coma and the other miners murdered punched by his pickax, and they conclude that Harry killed them to save oxygen for himself. On the Valentine's Day, Harry awakes from the coma in the local hospital, and he kills twenty-two persons, 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 (Jaime King), their friend Axel Palmer (Kerr Smith) and another girl. Ten years later, Tom returns to Harmony after the death of his father decided to sell the Hanniger Mine, and finds that Sarah has married Axel, now the local sheriff, and they have a son. On the Valentine's Day, Harry Warden also returns seeking revenge against those that had escaped from his pickax in the past, and Tom is accused by Axel and other locals.

The slasher "My Bloody Valentine" is an entertaining collection of clichés that keeps tension until the last scene despite being predictable. The greatest attraction of this forgettable feature seems to be the effects of 3D in movie theaters. I have watched at home on DVD and I had lots of fun with the silly and manipulative plot. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Dia dos Namorados Macabro" ("Macabre Valentine's Day")


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