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The Final Girls (2015)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Horror | 9 October 2015 (USA)
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A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.

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Billy Murphy (as Daniel Norris)
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Young Billy Murphy (as Eric Carney)
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When Max (Taissa Farmiga) and her friends reluctantly attend a tribute screening of an infamous '80s slasher film that starred Max's late mother (Malin Akerman), they are accidentally sucked into the silver screen. They soon realize they are trapped inside the cult classic movie and must team up with the fictional and ill-fated "Camp Bloodbath" counselors, including Max's mom as the shy scream queen, to battle the film's machete-wielding, masked killer. With the body count rising in scene after iconic scene, who will be THE FINAL GIRLS left standing and live to escape this film? Written by Vertical Entertainment

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Rated PG - 13 for horror violence, some crude and sexual material, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The lead girls, Nancy and Tina, from the movie-within-a-movie, are the same names as the lead girls in the first Nightmare on Elm Street. See more »

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In the 1957 flashback, the song lollipop is playing and it was written in 1958. See more »

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Vicki Summers: I'm the main girl in the '80s horror movie and we're past the midpoint so, you know, I'd say that I've overstayed my welcome.
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References City of Fear (1959) See more »

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Cherry Pie
Written by Jani Lane
Performed by Warrant
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A great homage to 80s slasher films...don't be alarmed by its PG-13 rating
10 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

The 80's slasher flicks are loved by horror fans more than any other sub-genre of horror because they were fun. What made them fun ? The inventive kills, the over the top bad dialogue, the campy mood, the silly acting, the music, the legendary killer, the gore , and the nudity. So can a PG-13 film successful spoof 80s slasher convention ? This film is proof that it can. You just have to realize that this is not a movie that pays homage to slasher films by recreating the same kind of film. Its a spoof of the silliness of 80s horror. The characters are all likable, and all the actors are well cast. The story line is very clever. And while it may not be the first movie to deconstruct and bend horror film rules, it is one of the best. Watch it in the right mindset and you will not be disappointed especially if your a fan of 80's slasher horror. Do not go in to this one expecting lots of gore and nudity, and you are in for a wicked surprise.


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