5.3/10
509
12 user 11 critic

The Cohasset Snuff Film (2012)

Trailer
1:45 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Video

In 2009, the small town of Cohasset, Massachusetts was rocked with tragedy. A 17-year-old high school senior named Collin Mason murdered three classmates. All the murders were videotaped ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Exhibit A (2007)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The timely story of a normal family disintegrating under financial pressure, eventually driven to the unimaginable. We witness the terrifying events unfold through daughter Judith's video camera, which subsequently becomes Exhibit A.

Director: Dom Rotheroe
Stars: Bradley Cole, Brittany Ashworth, Angela Forrest
Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Two pretty young women are abducted to be the featured stars of a snuff film produced by a couple low-life goons. The ladies are bound, gagged, tortured, burned with cigarettes and forced to dig their own graves.

Director: Sean Tretta
Stars: Mike Marsh, Ryan Hutman, Melinda Lorenz
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

'THE UPPER FOOTAGE' is the first film experience of its kind. The film is an edited version of 393 minutes of recovered footage documenting a young girl's tragic overdose death and ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Cole
Documentary | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An experimental documentary that uses archival footage, interviews, and fictionalized scenarios to tell the story of the people around Jeffrey Dahmer, during the summer of his arrest in 1991.

Director: Chris James Thompson
Stars: Andrew Swant, Pamela Bass, Jeffrey Jentzen
Found III (2012)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A horror-obsessed boy discovers his older brother is a serial killer.

Director: Scott Schirmer
Stars: Gavin Brown, Ethan Philbeck, Phyllis Munro
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Beneath the fake blood and cheap masks of countless haunted house attractions across the country, there are whispers of truly terrifying alternatives. Looking to find an authentic, ... See full summary »

Director: Bobby Roe
Stars: Brandy Schaefer, Zack Andrews, Bobby Roe
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A babysitter finds a VHS tape which features various sinister murders performed by a psychotic clown.

Director: Damien Leone
Stars: Katie Maguire, Catherine A. Callahan, Marie Maser
Deadgirl (2008)
Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Two high school boys discover an imprisoned woman in an abandoned mental asylum who cannot die.

Directors: Marcel Sarmiento, Gadi Harel
Stars: Shiloh Fernandez, Noah Segan, Candice King
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

After being released from prison, a young gangster with a chip on his shoulder decides to punish society by making snuff films.

Director: Roger Watkins
Stars: Roger Watkins, Ken Fisher, Bill Schlageter
Lake Mungo (2008)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A supernatural drama about grief.

Director: Joel Anderson
Stars: Rosie Traynor, David Pledger, Martin Sharpe
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A film student who is obsessed with the movie Grave Encounters sets out with his friends to visit the psychiatric hospital depicted in the original film.

Director: John Poliquin
Stars: Richard Harmon, Shawn C. Phillips, Jennica Fulton
Cropsey (2009)
Documentary | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances.

Directors: Barbara Brancaccio, Joshua Zeman
Stars: Joshua Zeman, Barbara Brancaccio, Bill Ellis
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Bill Shafer ...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

In 2009, the small town of Cohasset, Massachusetts was rocked with tragedy. A 17-year-old high school senior named Collin Mason murdered three classmates. All the murders were videotaped and uploaded to the Internet via bit torrent sites and for three days, the world viewed the murders of these three innocent teens. Through legal action, the parents of the victims were able to remove all footage from the Internet and the town tried to save face by pretending it never happened. Bootleg copies of this footage are still passed around and downloaded through illegal means. The impact of this video is still being felt in Cohasset today. The video has become infamous, and is now referred to as The Cohasset Snuff Film. Written by anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Suck it PG-13 Horror Films See more »

Genres:

Crime | Horror | Thriller

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 October 2012 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$50,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in The Sunday Night Slaughter (2017) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Interesting and mind chilling film
30 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this film thinking it was going to be a typical made up blood and gore film. It was not. It was more of a look into the mind of a serial killer and watching as he fell deeper into insanity. I felt it was very well put together, and kept me interested throughout the entire movie. I recommend this film to anyone who is fascinated with the psychological aspect of serial killers. If slasher films are your thing, you may be disappointed though. Otherwise, this one is not a waste of time. I found myself very focused and had actual reactions while watching this movie. It gets into your mind and you can almost feel what the people in the movie feel, which makes it chilling. 7 stars for sure.


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Cohasset Snuff Film (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page