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The Devil's Carnival (2012)

Lost souls enter The Devil's Carnival where they are each faced with the sins they committed in life.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ivan L. Moody ...
Hobo Clown
Kevin 'ohGr' Ogilvie ...
The Twin (as Nivek Ogre)
Wick (as Alexa Vega)
The Magacian
The Fool
Shawn Crahan ...
The Tamer
Maggie Rose Lally ...
Woe-Maiden (as Maggie 'Captain Maggots' Lally)
The Blessed Contessa Montebello ...


Three individuals have, somehow, found their way to a carnival, set in hell, and run by the devil. The trio is made up of a kleptomaniac, an obsessed father, and a gullible teenager, all of whom are doomed to repeat the very sins that delivered them to the carnival's doorsteps. Written by And1

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Release Date:

30 March 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Карнавал Дьявола  »

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$500,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


At the Chicago stop on the initial road tour, a fan asked Terrance Zdunich and Darren Lynn Bousman if Ms. Merrywood had a first name. They said no, but allowed the fan to come up with one. The name she came up with was Kathleen. See more »


Approx 42 min in the movie when John is in the house of mirrors there are many camera crew and cameras visible in the reflections. See more »


Lucifer: I'm not in the business of murdering innocent children. That's God's jurisdiction.
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The Devil's Carnival
Written by Saar Hendelman and Terrance Zdunich
Performed by Bill Moseley, Alexa PenaVega (as Alexa Vega) and Mighty Mike Murga
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More like a lot of short stories rather than a film.
26 August 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Though I did enjoy the musical numbers that appeared in this film, I wasn't very impressed as whole. I came into this film optimistic as I had been recommended it, based upon other films that I enjoy.

Some of the characters are interesting and the makeup crew that were used in this film did an amazing job! Unfortunately there wasn't much character development and it more three different short stories that didn't make much sense rather than a film as a whole.

The only character we seem to get to know is Satan himself, who is shown in a better light than God which I found an interesting concept and would enjoy to see in future movies.

The last short story we get shown lasted a little longer than the previous ones and I did sympathise with the characters, though again there wasn't much character development; though I do suppose it did have a rather happy ending in cliché to most films that include a horror theme.

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