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  (in credits order)

D.R. Anderson ... Eddie #2 / Johnny #1 (as Dan Anderson)

W. Earl Brown ... Randy
Michael Carpenter ... Guy Elf
Kevin Connell ... King Kerry

Sean Cook ... Winston

Peter Dinklage ... Hung
Khanh Doan ... Andie

Michael Gladis ... King Diamond

Summer Glau ... Gwen

Basil Harris ... Eddie #1

Brett Gipson ... Gunther

Tom Hopper ... Gunther

Ryan Kwanten ... Joe

Margarita Levieva ... Beth

Joshua Malina ... Travis
Brendan McCreary ... Joe (Singing Voice) (voice)
Nathan O'Neil ... Dragon Ride I
Aaron L. Ocheltree ... Cleric
Brandon Petty ... Jake

Brian Posehn ... Gilberto

Danny Pudi ... Lando
Jose Rufino ... Reginald

Jimmi Simpson ... Ronnie Kwok
Kim Stodel ... Ira

Douglas Tait ... Abominog
Joshua Aaron Van Veen ... Gamemaster

Steve Zahn ... Eric
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charles Bailey ... King Diamond's Warrior (uncredited)
Craig Borden ... Dragon Rider (uncredited)
Amy Calkins ... Green King Protector (uncredited)

Kevin Joel Coughlin ... Red Army Ranger (uncredited)
Casandra Marie Hayes ... Fairy (uncredited)

Kent Kimball ... Walker (uncredited)
JoAnne Kirley ... LARPer (uncredited)

Dave McClave ... Green Army Knight (uncredited)
Rick McCoy ... Barbarian (uncredited)
Alex Mickschl ... LARPer (uncredited)

Kenny Parks Jr. ... Steven (uncredited)
Nick Plantz ... Red Samurai (uncredited)
Tierany Seriflame ... LARPer (uncredited)

Rick Silver ... LARPer (uncredited)
Michael C. Walker ... Wizard (uncredited)

Larry Zerner ... Shelly (uncredited)

Directed by
Joe Lynch 
Writing credits
Kevin Dreyfuss (screenplay) &
Matt Wall (screenplay)

Produced by
Mark Burton .... producer
Rich Cowan .... executive producer
Peter Dinklage .... executive producer
Kevin Dreyfuss .... producer
Mike Elizalde .... executive producer
Daniel J. Heffner .... executive producer
Ketura Kestin .... executive producer
Rizwan Virk .... executive producer
Matt Wall .... producer
Original Music by
Bear McCreary 
Cinematography by
Sam McCurdy 
Film Editing by
Howard E. Smith 
Casting by
Nancy Nayor 
Production Design by
Vincent DeFelice 
Set Decoration by
Dan Beyer 
Costume Design by
Lisa Caryl-Vukas  (as Lisa Caryl)
Makeup Department
Amy Bruscoe .... makeup artist
Emily Chisholm .... makeup artist
Mike Elizalde .... creature and makeup effects designer
Trista Jordan .... makeup supervisor
Mike Meyers .... hair stylist
Shawn R. Shelton .... special makeup effects artist
Cale Thomas .... painter: Spectral Motion Inc
Production Management
Matt Cahill .... post-production supervisor
Ian Kennedy .... post-production supervisor
Jason A. Payne .... post-production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Craig Borden .... first assistant director
Adam C. Boyd .... second assistant director
Jared Briley .... second second assistant director
Art Department
cdavid cottrill .... property master (as Cdavid Hall-cottrill)
Mitch Davis .... swing
Mitch Davis .... swing
Heidi Habib .... assistant property master
Michael P. Hunter .... key armourer
James Pendleton .... art department temp
Michael Ruby .... key scenic
Angela J. Smith .... lead/buyer
Kari VanSickle .... sculptor/scenic artist
Conor Wing .... set dresser
Sound Department
Steve Baine .... foley artist
J.R. Fountain .... sound designer
John-Thomas Graves .... adr mixer
Mark O'Russa .... boom operator
Peter Persaud .... foley recordist
Andrew Tay .... sound re-recording mixer
Tom Taylor .... production sound mixer
Mark Zsifkovits .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Brent Baker .... mold department and life-casting supervisor: Spectral Motion
Roland Blancaflor .... creature crew: Spectral Motion Inc.
Darin Bouyssou .... special effects makeup: Spectral Motion Inc.
Ray Brown .... special effects foreman
Bernhard Eichholz .... special effects makeup
Kevin Kirkpatrick .... sculptor: Spectral Motion Inc.
Stephen Klineburger .... special effects technician
Russell Lukich .... creature design sculptor: Spectral Motion Inc.
Brian Rae .... moldmaker: Spectral Motion
Sally Ray .... project coordinator: Spectral Motion
Jill Warner .... purchaser & shipping assistant: Spectral Motion Inc.
Conor Wing .... special effects technician
Neil Winn .... painter: Spectral Motion, Inc
Visual Effects by
Jason Heinze .... compositor
Chris Holmes .... visual effects
Jan Huybrechs .... 3D Scanning: Eyetronics
Jeremy M. Inman .... digital artist
Kevin O'Neill .... visual effects supervisor
Ryan Purnell .... digital effects artist
Eliot Sirota .... visual effects artist
Andrew E. Tilles .... visual effects producer
Chris Wallace .... digital intermediate colourist
Jeff Danoff .... assistant stunt coordinator
Deborah L. Mazor .... stunt performer
Brett Smrz .... stunts
Matt Thompson .... stunt double
Camera and Electrical Department
Philip A. Anderson .... first assistant camera (as Philip Allister Anderson)
Bob Clifford .... second assistant camera
Jenny Denton .... grip
Justin Farris .... lighting technician
Gordon Gaude .... rigging electric
Bryan Gosline .... set grip
Devin Greenman .... data wrangler
Nate Heyer .... lighting technician
Chip Ingram .... dolly grip
Steve Itano .... first assistant camera
Michael LePard .... best boy rigging electric
Matthew May .... best boy electric
Paul Mayne .... camera operator: "b" camera
Dan Misner .... key grip
Pete Moroz .... still photographer
Benjamin E. Porter .... lighting technician
Rebecca Revak .... first assistant camera: second unit
Arthur Reynolds .... best boy rigging grip
Arthur Reynolds .... key grip: c unit
Mike Vukas .... gaffer
Bob Webeck .... first assistant camera
Casting Department
Brittany Burke .... casting assistant
Nike Imoru .... casting: Spokane
Olivia Thomas .... casting assistant
Staci Tobias .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alayna Caryl .... wardrobe supervisor
Pauletta Caryl .... seamstress/cutter
Rebecca Cook .... key costumer
Karen DeCristoforo .... seamstress
Char Skow .... seamstress
Editorial Department
Travis Berry .... assistant editor
Alex Luna .... assistant editor
Dave Muscat .... assistant digital intermediate editor
John Nicholls .... assistant editor: Canada (uncredited)
Music Department
Jessica Rae Huber .... scoring assistant
Denise Slenski .... music editor: cue sheet preparation
Edward Trybek .... music consultant
Henri Wilkinson .... orchestrator
Laurence Schwarz .... additional engineering (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Marc Dahlstrom .... driver
Shannon Freeman .... driver
Mike Kjolso .... transportation coordinator
Nathon S. Lewis .... exclusive driver: Steve Zahn
Shawn Odom .... transportation captain
Jason Yarbrough .... driver
Other crew
Ginny Abdallah .... production assistant
Taylor Adams .... office production assistant
Noor Ahmed .... production legal
Phil Andrade .... key set production assistant
Amanda M. Davis .... production assistant
Trey Donner .... production assistant
Grayson Ervin .... production assistant
Robb Foglia .... script supervisor
Adrianne Grady .... creative consultant
Amanda Gregory .... extras wrangler
Mike Groner .... insurance broker
Amber Grunte .... production coordinator
Kent Hamilton .... insurance broker
Brad Harland .... production accountant
Curtis Holcombe .... production intern
Nathon S. Lewis .... personal assistant: Steve Zahn
Rick McCoy .... technical advisor
Pete Moroz .... location manager
Mike Park .... production legal counsel
J.P. Pettinato .... production executive
Justina Renoud .... key craft service
Mary C. Rolfes .... production coordinator
Kevin Strickland .... production assistant

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Rated R for horror violence, language throughout, some drug use and sexuality
USA:86 min
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Did You Know?

The main cast went through Live Action Role Playing sessions before filming and Peter Dinklage was declared the most successful out of everyone.See more »
Ronnie Kwok:Joe Revitt's here? What the frack, Eric. I hate that guy!
Eric:Ronald, Ronald, why be so petty? I mean, surely, you're not still sore about your syphilitic paladin. Perhaps the pages of your monster manual remain... stucketh together?
Ronnie Kwok:[pause] For old time sake, he's in.
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Fun, actually solid comedy, 17 December 2014
Author: CelluloidDog from United States

Rarely do immature comedies get approval or good ratings. There are a few: Dumb and Dumber or There's Something About Mary….or anyone of Will Farrell's movies. But perhaps viewers take themselves too seriously. This film is centered around a LARP (live action role-playing game) battleground where characters do often take themselves seriously in some sense. Often costumes are makeshift and battle scenes are amateurish. Authenticity is mixed since imagination takes precedence. The movie takes the same approach, hence, the goofy dragon and monster from hell. Peter Dinklage as Hung is a fun, atypical hero and Summer Glau is slinky as Gwen (isn't every medieval female lead named Gwen, short for Guinevere?). Watch it for fun, light humor. It is funny, geeky and goofy. The subtitles are cute/creative, direction is average, acting is average (actors usually shouting), script is good at times, flat at other times and some gag just doesn't work. It's a slightly above average comedy but you have to appreciate the geekiness and lightness of the film. I'd give it a 6.2-6.3 rating…round off to a 7 just to counter the critics. Just unserious fun to bring a smile and chuckle but maybe not for everyone.

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