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The ABCs of Death (2012)

Not Rated | | 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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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)
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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")
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Alicia (segment "C is for Cycle")
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The Fighter (segment "D is for Dogfight")
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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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26 Directors, 26 Ways to Die See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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26 April 2013 (UK)  »

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Opening Weekend:

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

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$21,660 (USA) (31 March 2013)
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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 »

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Yoshie: Or maybe that black gas is a fart from the ass of God?
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(from the segment "V is for Vagitus") THANKS - ROBOCOP See more »

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References The Mask (1994) See more »

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Nothing else like it
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26 directors all doing whatever they want for a straight 2 hours. The result is a massive, and I mean MASSIVE tribute film to every kind of horror flick there is.

Some of the shorts feel like splatter comedies like Dead Alive and Evil Dead 2(the short A comes to mind), while others seem like a run of the mill slasher like Friday the 13th(the short B comes to mind). Some are first person point of view, some are over the top exploitation, some are dark and disturbing. A couple are just random.

A lot of them have a twisted, childish sense of comedy, making this a great experience if you are seeing this with some friends and got some pop and chips. Actually, that's really the best way to see this.

The ending credit song, 'Horror Movie' is also an awesome song and a couple of the shorts like L and V are EXTREMELY well done.

If you are a horror fan and have seen quite a lot of the indie kind, then this is a must see.


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