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

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7 December 2012 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


Fans of the comic book series who followed the creators to signings and conventions around the US, Canada, and the UK, suggested "bad kids" who helped promote the BKGtH franchise at comic-cons be given roles in the movie on the "You Cast The Movie" portion of the BKGtH website. As a result, the producers gave them opportunities to audition for the movie and even selected a few for cameos and supporting roles in the movie. See more »


Craig Cook: You hate me because I have options. Any virtue you might have, is because your options are limited.
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Crazy Credits

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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Surprisingly Good
10 May 2013 | by (Colorado US) – See all my reviews

I was up late with nothing to do so I picked a random movie on Netflix.

The name and the summary led me to believe it wasn't going to be anything special. I was very mistaken.

It really is a Breakfast Club(Halloween Version). Very tricky. Every other part a secret was revealed. Some easy to guess, others had me baffled.

Acting was great! Filming was good!

Ending is CRAZY! Didn't see it coming. Be ready to be shocked. =) Some parts are sad, funny, scary, and cool. It has it all wrapped in one. Just no love! But what's love go to do with it. ;)

-Mattie Nyte-

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