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Bad Kids Go to Hell (2012)

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On a stormy Saturday afternoon, six students from Crestview Academy begin to meet horrible fates as they serve out their detentions. Is a fellow student to blame, or perhaps Crestview's alleged ghosts are behind the terrible acts?




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DETENTION SUCKS BUT IT'S KILLER FUN: It's four years later, and a new group of students has been placed in Saturday detention at the infamous and prestigious Crestview Academy. When ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Browder
Stars: Sean Astin, Gina Gershon, Drake Bell


Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Clark
Tricia Wilkes
Governor Wilkes
Marquez (as Barry 'Bazz' Wernick)
Craig Cook
Rodney Johnson ...
Mr. Cook
Íce Mrozek ...
Mr. Ahmed (as Ice Mrozek)
Tarek Ahmed
Collin Cole ...
Wheelchair Kid


The Breakfast Club meets The Grudge in this sexy, dark comedy-thriller! Six prep school kids from Crestview Academy, home to the spoiled offspring of society's elite, find themselves stuck in detention on a frightfully dark and stormy Saturday afternoon. During their 8 hour incarceration, each of the six kids falls victim to a horrible "accident" until only one of them remains. As each of these spoiled rich kids bites the dust, the story takes on a series of humorous and frantic twists and turns. Is one of the kids secretly evening the school's social playing field? Or have the ghosts of prestigious Crestview Academy finally come to punish the school's worst (and seemingly untouchable) brats? One thing is for sure...Daddy's money can't save them now. (Based on the best selling indie comic book series/graphic novel of the same name.) Written by Barry "Bazza" Wernick and Matthew Spradlin

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The Feel Bad Movie of the Year! See more »

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Rated R for violence, language, sexual content and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 December 2012 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


Amanda Alch, who plays the nerd, Megan, did the classroom strip scene wearing pasties. She then came back after the scene was shot to have her nipples photographed so they could CG her own nipples back on her breasts in post production. So, although people claim that the nudity wasn't real in the movie, what you see is actually the real thing! The movie's Twitter account did a funny story about it in April to promote the DVD release. See more »


Veronica Harmon: I do not worship the devil. I just promote him.
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There's a scene during the end credits that alludes to there being a sequel. See more »


References Carrie (1976) See more »


Written by Eric Thomas Luttrell, Andrew Coenen, Benjamin Maxwell Swardlick
Performed by The M Machine
Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc. obo Metropolish Sausage Publishing (ASCAP)
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6 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

Such an homage to the breakfast club and its great that Judd Nelson plays the principal. The acting is great you can't help but hate the kids. I really could not stand Amanda Alch's and Marc Donato's character by the end which is great acting on his part. I felt bad for Ali Faulkner's and Cameron Stewart's characters. It reminded me about high school and the school I teach at specifically some of the teachers I have to work with. It is always about cliques. Overall it is a great movie, I would have recommended seeing it. The acting from the young stars is fantastic, and all have a bright future. Adding Judd Nelson to the cast is sheer irony and added to the movie. I can't wait until it is wide release.

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