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Perkins' 14 -- Ronald Perkins builds an army of 14 people brainwashed through cult-like methods to protect him from his parents' killers.


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Lane Shadgett (screenplay)
Jeremy Donaldson (story)
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Release Date:
24 March 2010 (Philippines) See more »
Years have gone by... not heard from, nor seen. Destined to KILL. Its...
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  (in credits order)
Patrick O'Kane ... Dwayne Hopper

Richard Brake ... Ronald Perkins
Michale Graves ... Eric Ross

Mihaela Mihut ... Janine Hopper

Shayla Beesley ... Daisy Hopper

Gregory O'Connor ... Grodsky

Katherine Pawlak ... Felicity

Josh Davidson ... The Stranger
Jeremy Donaldson ... Sam

Trey Farley ... Scott
Sean Farragher ... Pete
Roxanna Ravenor Yamamoto ... Raggedy Woman (as Roxanna Ravenor)
F. Stone Roberts ... Officer Weber
Dean Sansone ... Hal
C.J. Singer ... Kyle
Torri Singer ... Sammy
Andrei Vintileanu ... Raggedy Man
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jim Alexander ... Himself (as Jim Hasani)

Christine Barger ... Herself

Jannette Bloom ... Herself

Artie Brennan ... Himself
Jason Crowe ... Himself
Peter Hoey ... Himself
Robert Scott Howard ... (archive footage)
Roni Jonah ... Herself

Anne Luna ... Herself
Andre Martin ... Himself

Aubrey Mozino ... Herself
Heather Tocquigny ... Herself

Directed by
Craig Singer 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jeremy Donaldson  story
Lane Shadgett  screenplay

Produced by
Stephanie Caleb .... executive producer
Jeremy Donaldson .... producer
Beau J. Genot .... co-producer
Brett Icahn .... executive producer
Laura Ivey .... executive producer
Matthew Kuipers .... producer
Christopher Milburn .... producer
Lucy Mukerjee-Brown .... associate producer (as Lucy Mukerjee)
Craig Singer .... executive producer
Courtney Solomon .... executive producer
Chris M. Williams .... executive producer
Kenneth Woo .... executive producer
Original Music by
Kostas Christides 
Cinematography by
John Sosenko (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Cass Vanini 
Casting by
Chris Harris 
Production Design by
Vlad Vieru  (as Vieru Vlad)
Art Direction by
Grigore Puscariu  (as Grigore Purcariu)
Costume Design by
Hannah Walter 
Makeup Department
Mari Dascalescu .... key makeup artist (as Mari Tempea)
Ionel Popa .... special makeup effects artist
Production Management
Carmen Pepelea .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ingrid Cristea .... second assistant director
Matea Mihaela .... second second assistant director
Gabriela Petre .... first assistant director
Art Department
Elena Cozlovschi .... assistant art director
Marius Florescu .... art department coordinator
Blackwell Hird .... storyboard artist
Sound Department
Sasha Awn .... foley artist
Nicolae Comarzan .... boom operator
Marius Serban Cozma .... boom operator (as Cozma Marius-serban)
Steve Giammaria .... dialogue/adr editor
Marshall Grupp .... sound designer
Sebastian Henshaw .... foley artist
Sebastian Henshaw .... foley editor
Bill Orrico .... sound effects editor
Barry Sage .... adr recordist
Cristian Tarnovetchi .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
Ionel Popa .... special makeup effects designer
Adrian Popescu .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Simon Frame .... visual effects producer
Sanjiv Naik .... digital compositor
Naveen Paul .... compositing supervisor: Pixion
Natalie Stopford .... visual effects producer
Suchita Suryamurty .... visual effects coordinator
Mihai Diaconu .... stunts
Duma Iulian .... stunts
Marin Petrica .... stunt performer
Rasvan Puiu .... stunt coordinator
Andrei Vintileanu .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Octavian Andreescu .... gaffer
Liviu Cosor .... best boy
Alexandru Durac .... camera operator
Sean Farragher .... security camera photography
Florin Ion .... grip
Radu Marinescu .... key grip
Stefan Musca .... assistant camera
Alexandru Neacsu .... video assist
Ivan Giany Roberto .... first assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laurentiu Alexe .... set costumer
Carmen Cristea .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Joe Dearman .... conform editor
Andrew Dearnley .... post production supervisor
Helen Spode .... conform editor
Gemma Townsend .... digital intermediate technician
Jeff Cummings .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Relu Cojanu .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Robbie Banfitch .... office production assistant
Cassandra Barbour .... rights and clearances
Shelley Marie Brown .... promotions
Heather Buckley .... title design
Betsy Davis .... CFO
Sean Farragher .... assistant: director
Sean Farragher .... assistant: the editor
Lauren Ito .... assistant: Laura Ivey
Ali Jazayeri .... vice president finance
Terhi Kylliainen .... assistant to producer
Ronald J. Levin .... production counsel
Cleopatra Medvetchi .... script supervisor
Elena Neacsu .... production coordinator

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Also Known As:
"Fright Nights" - Philippines (English title)
"Jigsaw: Dead Zone" - Japan (English title) (DVD title)
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Rated R for graphic bloody violence, terror, language and some sexuality
95 min
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Continuity: In the first scene with Daisy and Dwayne in the kitchen, Daisy's headphones disappear and reappear throughout the scene.See more »
Grodsky:We have to get out of the lobby.See more »
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References On the Waterfront (1954)See more »


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3 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Interesting ideas in a decent horror flick, 11 January 2010
Author: The_Void from Beverley Hills, England

Of all the '8 Films to Die For' that I've seen (which is most of them), this one is undoubtedly the best (though that isn't saying much). It's not what I'd call brilliant horror, and certainly could have been a lot better, but there are some really good ideas here and they're well carried off by the director and his cast. The film could be called a zombie film - although I think that isn't really an accurate description. The film does take some influence from said genre, but the monsters in the film aren't zombies - instead, they're teenagers high on PCP. The plot focuses on a small town cop, who is devastated by the loss of his young son some years earlier. He's called into work after one of the other cops took the night off sick, and is intrigued by one of the prisoners in his cells. He notices the guy is missing a finger, and jumps to the conclusion that he's holding the man who kidnapped his son. After sending another officer to the prisoners' house, all hell breaks loose when the fourteen maniacs being held in his basement are let loose!

The whole film takes place at night, and director Craig Singer (who previously made the half-decent 'Dark Ride') makes best use of this as it gives the film a tremendous dark atmosphere that serves the central plot line well. It's basically a film of two halves; the first half focuses on the interaction between the two central characters - the cop and the prisoner. The best thing about the first half is the suspense and intrigue drummed up as we wonder exactly what is in the guy's basement - the sequence that reveals it is really well done. The second half is much more action packed and sees the maniacs let loose on the streets, and then we watch as the cop desperately tries to keep his family safe. The film is rather savage in the gore department - though to the director's credit, he's restrained with the gore and uses it only when needed - which ensures the biggest impact. The fact that the special effects are well done is also to the film's credit. The plot line flowing throughout the film regarding the officer's son is interesting; but soon gets silly. It also has to be said that many of the character decisions throughout the film are questionable. Still, this is an interesting effort and I would say if you only see one 'film to die for', make sure it's this one.

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