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Seniors play hooky from high school and get trapped in an abandoned Psychiatric Facility famous for hauntings, witchcraft and demonic possession.

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Rosie Delgado
Becky Byers ...
Megan Burke
Vincent Kulish ...
Lance Walton
J. Wright Chester ...
Brad Walton
Theresa Davis ...
Claire Kulikowski
Tom Petrone ...
Buddy
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Security Guard DeWitt
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Judith
Wanda Nixon ...
Miss Dickerson
Janice Rudolph ...
Mrs. Burke
Samantha Kulish ...
Sandy Walton
Jessica DiGirolamo ...
Heather
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Five high school friends skip class in hopes of finding the perfect spot to party. They chose the wrong place. Against all warnings, they break into an abandoned mental hospital, notorious for reports of ghost sightings, satanic rituals and demon possessions. Now, armed only with a camera, they are trapped inside, haunted and hunted by something they cannot stop, reason with, or describe. 'Play Hooky' is a Found Film - Suspense/Thriller shot in REAL TIME. Written by Anonymous

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Five Friends Skipped School To Party. This Footage Is What's Left Of Them. See more »

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The car that the character 'Lance' was driving actually belonged to actress Kim Kleemichen. It was a 1995 Toyota Camry SE with over 225,000 miles on it. It did NOT have "leather seats," as one reviewer claimed. The 1995 Toyota Camry SE came with vinyl seats, not leather. See more »

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Megan Burke: Rosie sits and licks her lips, Lance has brittle bones. Braddy screams just like a fag, Megan's blood runs cold.
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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Shut the Door, Dim the Lights
Composed by S. E. Louth
Performed by Mather Louth & Radio Noir
Courtesy of S. E. Louth
Independently Recorded
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So bad, I couldn't even finish watching it
24 February 2015 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Oh, man, where do I begin with this abomination...? First, the premise; three school girls ditch school with two losers and end up at an abandoned asylum where they are picked off one by one. Simple enough.

The acting; decent to poor. The main cast was competent, the males more than the females, but the older gentlemen who played the guard and the grounds keeper were absolutely dreadful. Seriously, they were awful. They have absolutely no talent, and "delivered" each line as if they were reading from a children's book. It was embarrassing to watch them attempt to be scary, and by the end of my viewing session I cared less about them than when I started.

The special effects; non-existent or poorly implemented. Everything looked fake, haphazard and sophomoric. The quality was amateurish at best and abysmal at worst, and would not even pass as a student project. I actually rolled my eyes after the first kill, and after a considerable amount of time, I was just shaking my head at how atrocious everything was.

Seriously, one of the worst attempts at found-footage I have ever seen, and I have seen plenty. This is one of those movies that you had wished you had never bothered seeing, and ask for a refund when it is over. It was so bad, I had to watch something I have seen hundreds of times before to erase thoughts of this garbage. Honestly, if you aren't going to make something right, with good actors, great special effects and an original story, do not bother. This was so bad, I got to within 20 minutes of the end and I still turned it off. Hopefully, this review can save anyone the trouble of wasting their time or money on this garbage. Do not support this crap. It does not deserve any form of attention.


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