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Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Horror  |  5 October 2012 (UK)
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Ken Boyd, a lonely man fresh out of the loony bin, who sets out to kill those he deems responsible for his miserable life.

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Ken Boyd
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Sheriff Walt Fuller
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Ruth Boyd
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Irv
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Amy Wheeler
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Deputy Ernie Dobkins
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Stephanie
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Al Fooger
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Janet Wheeler (as Janie Haddad)
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Mayor Mawell
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Wade Hutchins
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Lyle Bagwell
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Marty Prichard
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Brett Miller
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Paula Prichard
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This film is about Ken Boyd, a guy who is not long out of a mental hospital who is working at an ice-cream/burger parlor. The people that put him in the mental hospital start turning up dead, killed in horrific ways. He finds out he has a daughter while at the same time that these killings are happening in the town. Meanwhile the local Sheriff is going out with Ken's mom and he starts to suspect that Ken is the killer. All the evidence is pointing that way, and Ken's estranged daughter catches him in a compromising position. It's not looking good for Ken. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Ken Boyd, a lonely man fresh out of the loony bin, sets out to kill those he deems responsible for his miserable life.


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Rated R for strong bloody violence, and language | See all certifications »

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En snubbe som mördar folk  »

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$300,000 (estimated)
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When Ken is being interrogated by the Sheriff, the photo of the tire tracks keeps switching between diagonal across the sketchbook, and aligned with the table edge. See more »

Quotes

Amy Wheeler: Do you cook, Dad?
Ken Boyd: I made lasagne once.
Amy Wheeler: Yeah?
Ruth Boyd: It was pretty good.
Ken Boyd: Really?
Ruth Boyd: Don't make me lie twice, Ken.
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Not so bad it's good. Only bad in a very good way.
11 October 2011 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Saw this movie during the Flimmer film-festival i Norrköping, Sweden on the 9th of October 2011.

This movie is about some guy who kills people. There's the main storyline, and it's completely enough for making an intriguing and compelling story.

The movie itself is a perfect blend between a classic B-movie and a block buster movie. The dialogue is a bit cheesy and the special effects simple. However, none of this drags the movie down, instead it adds to the movie, presenting an unique and remarkable experience that is hard to find.

I didn't know any of the actors of this movie before I watched it( well, I've seen Lucy Davis in "The office"). But I must say that all of them did a very good job portraying their characters. Barry Bostwick is incredibly funny as the sheriff, and Kevin Corrigan does a good job playing the slightly disturbed and depressed main character.

But the actor that truly puts on a performance is Ariel Gade. She does a so good job she could be the next Jodie Foster or Dakota Fanning in my opinion (I'm talking about child actors).

This movie is not so bad it's good. It's bad in a good way.

The closest similarity I can find to this movie, is the video-game "Deadly Premonition", which much like this movie, despite technical difficulties manages to tell an amazing and engaging story. Sometimes it's over the top, sometimes it's spot on. In one scene I'm laughing hard, and in another I'm deeply involved concerned about the characters' situation.

The only thing that I would have changed with the movie is the ending, which I thought was a bit abrupt and hastened. Other that that, it's a fun and well done story that has you interested during the whole playtime.

I can recommend this movie to anyone who would fancy some dark comedy, thrilling excitement or just would like something to do on a Friday night. This movie excels in every kind of way, and is well worth a 9/10.


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