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Axed (2012)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror, Thriller  |  19 February 2013 (USA)
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A strict father loosens up enough to let his children take a day off school for a trip to the countryside. But things turn darker when the family realize he is planning to make it their last outing ever.

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With the world in financial turmoil, Kurt Wendell has lost his top job in the city but cannot bear to tell his family the dreadful truth. Luckily he's a man who knows how to make serious cutbacks... Granting his children a day off school and his wife a day off work, Kurt drives the whole family to a remote spot, miles from civilization. Little do they know what he has in store for them... One last bit of business, a final project that is both sinister and deadly, involving his wife, his children, and the savagely beaten man trapped in the attic... It's not only Kurt Wendell that's getting AXED, as his ex-boss and his horrified family are about to find out, one by one. Written by Ryan Lee Driscoll

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His job kept him sane! Now he's just lost it...

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Rated R for bloody violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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I don't know why there are so many good reviews...
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At first I thought this movie was in another language and dubbed in English, nope. The movie was made in the UK, but the sound seems to have been made after the movie… It's somewhat distracting. Once you get over the bad sound timing, then you have to deal with the boring acting and dialog. Even when the movie starts to pick up, you aren't really interested. Its weird because the idea is pretty creepy, but unfortunately this movie can't deliver the scary. Most of the scenes were just weird and the gory parts felt like a really bad 80's movie slasher. I really hate giving negative reviews on low budget movies, but this one was just not very entertaining.

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