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Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)

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Tucker and 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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This Year Spring Break is Cut Short! See more »

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

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9 December 2010 (Kazakhstan)  »

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Tucker & Dale vs. Evil  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$223,615 (USA) (18 November 2011)
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Trivia

Tyler Labine came up with the idea to wear a hat that says "Giver" on it. See more »

Goofs

In a shot outside of the cabin, you can clearly see the source of the fog machine blowing fog into the air. See more »

Quotes

Tucker: [hands him a nail gun] Cover me.
Dale: I ain't never shot at nobody before.
Tucker: If it helps, think of 'em like moving two-by-fours.
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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2011 (2012) See more »

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Written by John Craig
Used by permission of Rock Monster Publishing (ASCAP)
Performed by John Craig
Courtesy of Loophole Records
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A Hidden Treasure
9 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the trailer to this film online and it seemed like a funny - yet unsustainable premise. I went to see it with friends anyway and I can't remember laughing so hard at a film in years. This movie takes a promising premise and knocks it out of the park. The cast is superb in this send-up of the psycho in the woods genre and the writing and direction take what I feared was an unsustainable premise and they give it surprising energy and humor. This is not Scary Movie crap. This is inventive and fresh and it has a beautiful heart. Tyler Labine and Alan Tudyk are the "Hillbillies" in this hilarious tale of prejudice and paranoia and they deliver performances that are grounded and authentic. Tucker and Dale never become plodding stereotypes of ignorant rednecks. They are portrayed with great wit and dignity and the actors never overreach or retreat into the safety and insecurity of broad camp. The cast trusts the writing and the director and it pays off. The script by Morgan Jurgenson and director Eli Craig is tight, smart and has a wonderful heart. These qualities are given life by an above average cast that includes the lovely Katrina Bowden from NBC's 30 Rock. An especially guilty pleasure is the character of Chad, brilliantly played by Jesse Moss who channels some alternate universe version of a sociopathic Tom Cruise as the lead frat-boy. Eli Craig really guided home a winner with this film. The movie sets a course at the beginning and you know where you're headed in the first five minutes-- but Craig's the captain of the ship and this journey is filled with surprises and wonderfully subtle moments that give the film a fun trajectory and a brisk pace. You breezily travel through a fantastic, hilarious and utterly sublime entertainment. Bravo!


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