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The ABCs of Death (2012)

 -  Horror  -  26 April 2013 (UK)
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A 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty.

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Credited cast:
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Frau Scheisse (voice)
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Lainey (segment "V is for Vagitus")
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Father Tom (segment "U Is for Unearthed")
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Lord Scanlon (segment "U Is for Unearthed")
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Geoff (segment "U Is for Unearthed")
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Card Girl-D is for Dogfight
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Stoker (segment "V is for Vagitus")
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Bobo
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Beat Down Dude (segment "D Is for Dogfight")
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Tech Sonic (segment "V is for Vagitus")
Elisabeth Rosen ...
Mrs. Van Arrant (segment "V is for Vagitus")
G. Patrick Currie ...
Mr. Van Arrant (segment "V is for Vagitus") (as Patrick Currie)
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Tech Tronic (segment "V is for Vagitus")
Epy Kusnandar ...
Stage 13 Man
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Hooded Man
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The ABC's OF DEATH is an ambitious anthology film featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children's educational ABC books, the motion picture is comprised of 26 individual chapters, each helmed by a different director assigned a letter of the alphabet. The directors were then given free reign in choosing a word to create a story involving death. Provocative, shocking, funny and ultimately confrontational; THE ABC's OF DEATH is the definitive snapshot of the diversity of modern horror. Drafthouse Films, Magnet Pictures and Timpson Films are proud to present this alphabetical arsenal of destruction orchestrated by what Fangoria calls "a stunning roll call of some of the most exciting names in horror across the world." Written by Anonymous

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$10,110 (USA) (8 March 2013)

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$21,660 (USA) (29 March 2013)
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The child featured on the movie poster is the son of director Kaare Andrews. He is also featured in Andrews' segment in the film. See more »

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Simon Barrett: It's not my fault we got the letter Q. That's you being disrespected.
Adam Wingard: I know. Did you see the press release? I was last!
Simon Barrett: Yeah, I saw that. You were even after Nacho Vigalondo.
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1 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've been a horror lover all my life. I especially enjoy anthology films like "Creepshow." I was super excited to see some up and coming filmmakers showcase their talent. Little did I know that this is what would happen. There are maybe two to three decent shorts in here, but for the most part this is embarrassing. Rather than concentrating on telling interesting horror tales, the filmmakers here have decided to make crude and incomprehensible films. Most of the stories concentrate on sexually perverse imagery. The few decent (when I say decent I mean up to the level of an amateur) shorts are surrounded by absolute garbage. There is no artistic merit to be found. Most of the stories are lazy and inept. It's sad to say that most of the amateur shorts that were made for the contest leading up to this film are far superior. This is embarrassing. I am ashamed that I paid to watch this movie. If most of these shorts were introduced in an introductory film school class, they would be torn to shreds. This is quite possibly one of the worst films I have seen in my life. I'm sure people will jump to the movie's defense and say things like "they were given creative freedom" or "this is art, you just don't get it." Sorry, this is trash! This is bottom feeder garbage. Don't pay to see this movie and don't waste the two hours watching it.


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