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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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Cast

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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26 April 2013 (UK)  »

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Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$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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some stories were VERY GOOD, some were BAD.
1 July 2013 | by (New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

When you watch "The ABCs of Death", you're really watching 26 f**ked up short stories that either leave you thinking it was good, or a total piece of crap. About half of these stories are good and the other half suck. The good thing about this is that even if while you're watching one and you think it's horrible, it only lasts about 4 minutes, then a whole new tale begins. There's a lot of graphic scenes in this gritty movie that you might not want to watch if you have a lite stomach. However, for all the gore loving horror freaks out there, I would definitely say its worth a see. I'm not sure of I'd ever watch the full thing again, but there are certainly a couple scenes that I would show my friends/family, and re-watch a couple times. Overall I give this movie a 5/10. Better than what I thought I would give it before I turned it on.


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