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24 July 2012 (USA) See more »
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A group of friends stop to pick up a hitchhiking woman only to end up getting drugged by her with a gas... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Simple story spiced up with some good torture scenes... See more (34 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Eric Jay Beck ... Nick (as Eric E. Beck)
April Matson ... Tayler
Akeem Smith ... Tony

Greg Cipes ... Sam

Maya Hazen ... Tara

Elisha Skorman ... Kai

Heidi Mueller ... Lisa

Rob Kirkland ... Greg

McKenzie Westmore ... Diane

Ian Bohen ... Julian

Stefanie Kym ... Kelly (as Stefanie Barboza)

Maria Olsen ... Woman on TV

Maynard James Keenan ... Special Agent Ford

Mark Hengst ... Chuck

Kieron Elliott ... Thomas

Artie Baxter ... Brent
Ceilidh Lamont ... Surgeon
Christopher Reed ... Victim
Larry Beck ... Gas Station Attendant
Kyle Wasserman ... Extra 1
Linton Lafitte ... Extra 2

Directed by
Taylor Sheridan 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Eric Jay Beck  written by
Rob Kowsaluk 

Produced by
Eric Jay Beck .... producer
Larry Beck .... executive producer
Noël K. Cohan .... producer
Rick Dugdale .... executive producer
Derek Jaeschke .... associate producer
Rob Kowsaluk .... executive producer
Stefanie Kym .... executive producer (as Stefanie Barboza)
Tina Pavlides .... producer
Kelly Andrea Rubin .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Stewart Yost 
 
Casting by
Sherrie Henderson 
Dan Velez 
 
Production Design by
Peggy Paola 
 
Set Decoration by
Goar Galstyan 
 
Costume Design by
Erin Tanaka 
 
Makeup Department
Gretchen Hass .... key hair stylist
Tina Krikor Kalajian .... assistant makeup artist
Gary Reisch .... assistant hair stylist
Galaxy San Juan .... makeup department head
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Michael Harwell .... second assistant director
Matt Hill .... second second assistant director
Derek Jaeschke .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Sarah Geller .... property master
Christopher Joseph .... carpenter
Sam Miller .... swing
Dave Novak .... set dresser
Dalton Cole Young .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
James Barth .... sound re-recording mixer
James Barth .... supervising sound editor
Carlton Diggs .... sound mixer
Iryna Kucherenko .... boom operator
Richard Mercado .... post sound supervisor
 
Stunts
Stephen W. Schriver .... stunt coordinator (as Steve Schriver)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Coffey .... still photographer
Ricky Fosheim .... second assistant camera
Jonathan Helms .... first assistant camera
Corrin Hodgson .... gaffer
Chris Ippolito .... key grip
Joshua Jones .... gaffer
Drew Ruiz .... best boy
Justin Safaei .... assistant camera
Austin Saya .... second assistant camera
Joseph Turrentine .... gaffer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cari Avila .... wardrobe assistant
Katrina Lee .... wardrobe assistant
 
Music Department
Anna Granucci .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Jesse Sheppard .... production assistant
Richelle Taylor .... script supervisor
Kyle Wasserman .... production assistant
 

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Rated R for brutal violence, torture and language throughout
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90 min (approx.)
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The chemicals being collected, Adrenaline, Dopamine, and Oxytocin, are released when the body is in extreme pain. But like Sam suggested, they're also released during sex. So instead of torturing themselves, the members of the group could've just had sex with each other to fill up the vials.See more »
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14 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Simple story spiced up with some good torture scenes..., 6 January 2013
Author: Paul Magne Haakonsen from Denmark

Another cash-in in the wake of the success of the "Saw" movies. But that is not necessarily a bad thing. "Vile" turned out to be an adequate movie, actually, and it did have some pretty interesting scenes and moments that will have you curling your toes.

So was the movie vile, as the title claims? Hardly, but it was a good movie in itself, and a good jab at this particular torture movie genre. But compared to the "Saw" movies, then it is fairly tame.

The story in "Vile" is about a group of young people who get kidnapped and end up in a strange house where they are trapped along with another group of people. To get out of the house, they need to torture each other (or themselves) in order to collect some chemical that is released in the brain. They have to collect enough of this chemical to reach 100% before they are released.

I will say that the movie concept was interesting and well enough executed. It really helped the movie that there was a good amount of rather gruesome scenes of mutilation and torture. So there was even something to please us gore-hounds. But again, next to the inventive ways of mutilation and mayhem seen in the "Saw" movies, then "Vile" was like water in comparison.

As for the acting in the movie, well it was alright, but nothing groundbreaking or outstanding. Most of the characters tended to be generic and not really stand out from one another. The movie could have spent a bit more time on fleshing out the various characters, as to give the viewer some insight into whom was whom and what their personalities were. But then again, on the other hand, with this type of movie, the characters are merely just fodder for the grinder, so having generic characters is acceptable.

If you enjoy bloody movies that are violent and doesn't need to have a deeper and more meaningful storyline, then "Vile" might be right up your alley. I found it enjoyable because it was so simple, yet brutal in itself.

Without revealing anything of the ending of the movie, then I found it to be a rather lame and unrealistic ending to it. It was just downright insulting to end the movie that way for us who sat through it and hoped for something better at the end.

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