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Dismal (2009)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  2009 (USA)
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Dana is failing Biology. To pass she must attend an extra credit assignment with several classmates that will lead them into a remote region of the Great Dismal Swamp, a place teeming with ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Lydia Chandler ...
Dana
Tim Morris ...
Curt
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Jack Harrison ...
Capel Kane ...
Shelly
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Gary
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Jamal
Meagan Reedy ...
Eve
Brent Lovell ...
Brady
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Tough Poacher
James B. Mahorney ...
Skittish Poacher
Justin Soponis ...
Keg Operator
Laurie Kimsey ...
Kimmy
Chase Alger ...
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Dana is failing Biology. To pass she must attend an extra credit assignment with several classmates that will lead them into a remote region of the Great Dismal Swamp, a place teeming with life... and death. While the group keeps one eye out for hungry bear, deadly snakes and lurking gators, they are unaware of the real danger. For the top of the food chain lives in a dingy cabin not too far from their campsite, and he has an appetite for human flesh. Written by Anonymous

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Eat or be Eaten

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Rated R for bloody violence, some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Bleed  »

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$130,000 (estimated)
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The gun Dale is carrying switches back and forth between a rifle and shotgun. When he loads the gun in the cabin, it is a bolt-action rifle. When he takes a shot at Shelly in the woods, the sound of a pump shotgun his heard. See more »

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Jamal: Eve thought she saw a snake out there.
Curt: Wait. She saw a snake? Did you get a good look at it?
Eve: It looked like a black snake.
Jamal: A black mamba.
Shelly: A black mamba?
Jamal: Yeah. A big one.
Gary: Those things are like seriously dangerous.
Dana: Should we move camp?
Curt: It wasn't a black mamba. The mamba is an African snake. Only place you're going to see them are zoos and habitats. So we don't need to move. We're fine. Could have been a cottonmouth. They're pretty dangerous as well. Not as bad as a mamba but be careful guys.
Jamal: All ...
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Cliché.
22 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Poor and rigid acting. Been there done that plot, with extremely predictable moments.

More than anything, amateurish direction. Scenes felt very stilted and flowed about as smoothly from one to the other as a square block kol-unk-ing down a mountainside.

Those leaving the 10 star comments, MUST be the crew/director themselves, because no one in their right mind would give this a worthwhile review.

Not the worst thing I've ever seen in my life, but not too far off either.

I apologize in advance for what I'm about to say. This movie was... dismal. HAHAHAHAHAHHA... okay I'm fine now.


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