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The ABCs of Death (2012)

 -  Comedy | 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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eva Llorach ...
Woman (segment "A is for Apocalypse")
Miquel Insua ...
Man (segment "A is for Apocalypse")
Alejandra Urdiaín ...
Dulce (segment "B is for Bigfoot") (as Alejandra Urdiain)
Harold Torres ...
Erik (segment "B is for Bigfoot")
Greta Martinez ...
Xochitl (segment "B is for Bigfoot") (as Greta Martínez)
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Matías Oviedo ...
Bruno (segment "C is for Cycle")
Juanita Ringeling ...
Alicia (segment "C is for Cycle")
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The Fighter (segment "D is for Dogfight")
Riley the Dog ...
The Dog (segment "D is for Dogfight")
Chris Hampton ...
The Figther's Trainer (segment "D is for Dogfight")
George Marquez ...
The Dog's Trainer (segment "D is for Dogfight")
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Beat Down Dude (segment "D is for Dogfight")
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Card Girl (segment "D is for Dogfight")
Imogen Mcaulay ...
The Baby (segment "D is for Dogfight")
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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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Release Date:

26 April 2013 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$21,660 (USA) (29 March 2013)
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Trivia

The opening shot of each of the 26 short films features the camera panning away from something red, for example, a red dinner tray in the "A" film, a red circle on a characters headband in the "S" film, etc. See more »

Quotes

Mum: [to son] Honey, you go do a poo-poo. There's nothing to be afraid of.
Dad: Danny Glover had nothing to be afraid of in "Lethal Weapon 2."
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If You Love 'Adult Swim' and the Taboo and Bizarre, You Will Enjoy This Gem
18 January 2015 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I highly recommend this movie for adults age 18+ to watch, if they enjoy the bizarre, the highly unusual and a unique anthology of horror/gore/splatter and even animation from all over the world that will certainly stand out in one's mind for a very long time. Depending on your personality, you will really enjoy some episodes, surely despise some, and some may even elicit a laugh or two. If it strikes you as stupid or worthless, at least watch it to about halfway through to make sure it isn't for you as each short is only about 5 minutes long, and one or two may strike you as really good ideas.

I've watched this several times and believe it to be a new cult classic, with it's mishmash of many taboo and off-the-charts ideas and concepts. A lot of these may offend "the average watcher", so do not watch this movie if you are easily offended, close-minded, and/or opposed to watching something so far out of the norm that it may make you feel uncomfortable. You have to enjoy a certain type of movie as this is an extremely eclectic mixture of the most taboo subjects in a horror -- or in some instances horrible -- framework.

The audience I really truly recommend this to are the type of people who enjoy watching Adult Swim and find that to be witty and humorous at the same time. Disturbing, but fun! I give it 5 stars, easily!


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