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Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  9 December 2010 (Kazakhstan)
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Tucker & Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are attacked by a group of preppy college kids.

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Two lovable West Virginian hillbillies, are headed to their "fixer-upper" vacation cabin to drink some beer, do some fishin', and have a good time. But when they run into a group of preppy college kids who assume from their looks that they must be in-bred, chainsaw wielding killers, Tucker & Dale's vacation takes a bloody & hilarious turn for the worse. Written by Tucker

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The perfect love story... with a high body count... See more »

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Rated R for bloody horror violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Box Office

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$52,843 (USA) (30 September 2011)

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$223,615 (USA) (18 November 2011)
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Tyler Labine came up with the idea to wear a hat that says "Giver" on it. See more »

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In the closing credits, the credit for Construction Foreman is misspelled as Construction Forman. See more »

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Dale: [after seeing Tucker's fingers wrapped in his shirt] Oh my God, they cut off his bowling fingers!
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References Deliverance (1972) See more »

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A Cult Classic Waiting to Happen
11 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So I was lucky enough to get to see this as my first movie at my first festival ever, the Dallas International Film Festival(DIFF) Honestly, this movie was a genius comedy, parodying classic horror to levels that could be considered even better then the likes of Shaun of the Dead.

Truly it is a perfect Indie movie, and the fact that it is only on the festival circuit is a shame. It has the celebrity power of Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine leading the film in a comic tour de force as well as quite a few lesser known young actors acting opposite. Also, the direction of the new, but highly committed director Eli Craig shines as he directs the film he co-wrote and has been trying to get made for 4 years, and that love of the material shines.

The humor and jokes just play beautifully with how the characters are made and the deaths always pay off. I was lucky enough to get a Q & A with Craig as well as meet with him afterwords and gain further insight into this movie that I already very much loved. He stated how some of he always saw this film as a comedy, not a horror film or even a parody of horror films, and as such one thing the big studios that wouldn't produce it had a problem with was the humor in the deaths. The fact however is that the way they are produced in the scenes and how the actors react just make each scene perfect.

In truth, this film fully deserves a nationwide release. It will likely still gain this Cult Classic level with that as it fits into the mold perfectly just as the likes of Shaun of the Dead did. It would be a shame for this film to end up like Boondock Saints and having to rely on DVD to get around and known as it is just what the movie industry needs.


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