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Dread (2009)

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Three college students set out to document what other people dread most.

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Hanne Steen ...
Cheryl Fromm
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Abby
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Joshua Shaw
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Vivian Gray ...
Tabitha Swan
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Axe Man
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Quaid's Father
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Quaid's Mother
Kieran Murphy ...
Cheyanne Raymond ...
Zooey (as Cheyenne Raymond)
Zoe Stollery ...
Shauna
Elspeth Rae ...
Samantha
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Valerie
Kerry Ann Smith ...
Nurse #1
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Storyline

The outcast cinema student, Stephen Grace, does not drive cars due to the trauma of losing his brother in a car accident. He befriends, Quaid, who since the age of 6 has experienced dreadful nightmares and daydreams about the death of his parents. Quaid proposes they research about each one's innermost fear. Stephen sees the chance of developing an original thesis for college and invites his friend, Cheryl, to work with them. Among the interviewees, Stephen talks to his colleague, Abby who works with him in the library. Abby has a complex about the way she looks. When the work is almost complete, Quaid has an outburst at one interviewee's and ends up destroying the camera and editing equipment. Stephen begins to re-evaluate the situation. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Your Time Will Come.

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, disturbing sadistic content, graphic sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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30 October 2009 (Turkey)  »

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Quotes

[first lines]
Quaid: Maybe I'm not being clear enough. Maybe I need to be honest with you and tell you what I want.
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References Casino (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Fearful
Performed by The Stevedores
Words and Music by The Stevedores
Publishing Copyright Control
Master recording courtesy of The Stevedores
Taken from the album 'Tamuawok'
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If your looking for a genuinely shocking horror/thriller this is for you
30 May 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This movie contains an incredible set of performances from a young cast, who create an eerie atmosphere throughout. Clever ideas behind the movie originating from its adaption from a CB short story. Not gory throughout but makes up for it towards end, shocking scenes that show up modern Hollywood slashers as childish. Lingers with the viewer for days afterwards. - Don't watch if very affected by ideas of horror and organ mutilation. Slow build up to climax, but not slow movie with every scene having importance to overall feel of movie and chemistry between characters.

Highly recommend to horror lovers- watch out for these natural horror actors in the future, except possibly Jackson Rathbone who put in a good performance but seems more mainstream than rest of actors.

Great movie


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