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John Cregan (written by)
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2010 (USA) See more »
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Spring Break Just Broke.
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Devolved is a racy teen satire that follows a group of high schoolers on an ill-fated whale watching trip who find themselves stranded on a deserted island off the Mexican Coast. | Add synopsis »
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Blu-ray Review: Devolved
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Gary Entin ... Flynn

Lindsey Shaw ... Peggy

Robert Adamson ... The Rog

Chris Kattan ... Coach Papillion
Blake Baskin ... Trey

Christina Corigliano ... Tiffany

Justin Deeley ... Pete
Josslyn DeCrosta ... Erica

Shannon Freyer ... Becky
Ben Graupner ... Shane

Kevin M. Horton ... Chet

Roman Marshanski ... Ivan

Jan Milligan ... Jan
Megan Moser ... Jess

Benjamin Scott Perry ... Derek (as Ben Perry)
Nathan Potter ... Robert

Jake Regal ... Woody

Fernando Rivera ... Maurice

Tara Shayne ... Devon

Alana O'Mara ... Young Becky
Will Tendler ... Young Chet
Travis Martin ... Young Roger

Bettina Tendler O'Mara ... Peggy's Mom
Kazumi Nakamura ... Asian Wife
Andrew Pinon ... Mexican Policeman #1
Gary Peskin ... Mexican Policeman #2

Steve Mokate ... The Rog's Dad
Loren Fiedler ... Chet's Dad

Leann Slaby ... Chet's Stepmom Beverly

Moira Squier ... Reporter

Peggy Sue Honeyman-Scott ... Ivan's Mom

Barbara Jean Barrielle ... Trey's Mom

Shaula Chambliss ... Rog's Mom
Steve Mokate ... Rog's Dad
Cate Crismani ... Shane's Mom

Morissa O'Mara ... Teen Mom at Prom
Flynn Cregan ... Baby at Prom
Jeni Cregan ... Science Fair Teacher
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cameron Adams ... Wild Hotel Pool Girl

Victoria De Mare ... Girl in Hot Tub

Joshua Hooks ... Marine in hotel pool

Brett Howell ... Phil
John C. Reyes ... Music video drummer
Adrian Selby ... Hotel Pool Waiter
Breanna Skagen ... Girl in Hot Tub
Matt Thomas ... Hotel Pool Partier

Laurent Turlure ... Party guest
Rebekah Voss ... Wild Hotel Pool Girl
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Directed by
John Cregan 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
John Cregan  written by

Produced by
Joshua Gershon .... co-producer
Kelli Kaye .... co-producer
Kelli Kaye .... line producer
Bettina Tendler O'Mara .... producer
Jim Valdez .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Eric Zimmerman 
 
Film Editing by
John Cregan 
 
Casting by
Jeremy Gordon 
 
Production Design by
Carey Rothman 
 
Art Direction by
Alex Cassun 
 
Costume Design by
Lynze Radzyminski 
 
Makeup Department
Nicole Alkire .... key makeup artist
Annette Chaisson .... makeup artist
Gretchen Hass .... makeup artist
Allie Newman .... makeup artist (as Allie Goodnoe)
Daniela Richardson .... makeup department head
 
Production Management
Adva Avichzer .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nicolas Duchemin Harvard .... first assistant director
Brad Hvolbeck .... first assistant director
Lorena Leon .... second second assistant director
Keren Siman Or .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Rebecca Amaya .... production design assistant
Sarah Ali Bellezza .... set dresser (as Sarah Ali)
Annie Brandt .... set constructor
Alex Cassun .... prop designer
Robyn Daniels .... graphic artist
Ruth Grayson .... props
Scott Jacobowitz .... art department coordinator
Scott Jacobowitz .... property master
Liz Rowley .... set dresser
Samantha Santana .... props
 
Sound Department
Robert Dehn .... sound studio manager
Brent Findley .... sound editor
Jason Gaya .... additional sound re-recording mixer
Corey J. Grasso .... adr mixer
Angela Hemingway .... adr dialogue editor
Mike Hostettler .... boom operator
Erick Jolley .... post sound advisor
Richard Kitting .... sound re-recording mixer
Kris Manning .... cable utility/boom operator
Kris Manning .... sound utility
Zach Michaelis .... foley artist
Ted Phillips .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Albovias .... grip
Jessica Brower .... first assistant camera
April Castaneda .... additional first assistant camera
Lance Hashida .... red camera technician
Dilip Isaac .... best boy grip
Taavi Lehtimaki .... electrician
David McQueen .... second assistant camera
Tanya Reihill .... still photographer & epk
John C. Reyes .... first assistant camera
Hunter Sandison .... camera operator
Max Spangler .... grip
Bret Suding .... additional Red camera technician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kelli M. Cole .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Monty Bass .... on-line editor
 
Transportation Department
Louis Dargenzio .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Karina Becker .... production assistant
David Buchwald .... production assistant
Molly Kongslie .... production assistant
Kristen Brooke Martin .... additional script supervisor
Sam Reinis .... script supervisor
 

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12 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Awful Movie, 12 April 2011
Author: Mickey Z from France

Don't let the critics fool you. This movie has zero redeeming value. It's meant to be some sort of teen movie pastiche, but just clunks along. Maybe it's the bad acting, the lousy script, the awful jokes, the poor delivery, the bad direction, the low budget, the ridiculous setup. There's even a bad voice-over (which drops out midway through the film) and an even worse television news reporter.

The premise: a group of teenagers --half are jocks, half are nerds/misfits -- from the same high school take a cruise off the coast of Mexico and end up shipwrecked on an uncharted island. Why they are in Mexico is never explained, although presumably they're on some sort of Spring Break. Do high schoolers have Spring Break? Also, why would jocks and nerds party together on the same cruise ship?

Along the way the boat explodes -- although miraculously all of the high school kids make it to shore. On an uncharted island off the coast of Mexico. Uncharted island. Right.

What follows is an exercise in such utter unbelievability, with such low concern for any sort of reality that it sucks the life right out of the premise. Impossible to buy into the story --and therefore the attempts at humor -- when the premise is so far-fetched.

And anyone who dares to compare this film to Lord of the Flies should be banned forever from writing film reviews.

Oh yes, one of the teachers, played by Chris Kattan, ends up shipwrecked with the kids. There's seems to have been no purpose adding this character to the film, as he's featured for all of five minutes -- and succeeds in further sucking any scrap of life left from the film in the process. Call him this film's Boris Karloff.

Kattan's not the worst of the actors, hard enough as it is to believe this. That honor goes to Robert Adamson, who plays the over-the-top jock leader. Lindsey Shaw spends much of the movie being sullen and petulant, and in no way is believable as a head cheerleader.

Perhaps the real goal of the filmmakers was to win a Worst Movie of the Year award? Well, they're certainly on their way. Good luck to them.

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