2 user 4 critic

Cool as Hell (2013)

1:51 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Rich and Benny are having trouble with the ladies, until they befriend a demon named Az. It's a non-stop party until a soul hungry beast leaps through an open portal from the underworld and... See full summary »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Sadist (2015)
Action | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A combat veteran, with serious psychological damage, stalks campers and hunters in the woods.

Director: Jeremiah Kipp
Stars: Tom Savini, Frank Wihbey, Santo Fazio
Bite School (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Playboy millionaire Tony Canoni is caught between a vampire cult and the Lesbian Mafia, but taking on undead blood suckers and the mammary mafioso isn't as hard as studying for his GED test... See full summary »

Director: James Balsamo
Stars: James Balsamo, Paul Fears, Ron Jeremy
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

Two friends Dennis and Joe join the military together. While on a routine mission, the two are quickly surrounded by enemy fire. When Joe stands up in the line of fire to run, Dennis pushes... See full summary »

Director: James Balsamo
Stars: Billy Walsh, Carmine Capobianco, James Balsamo

A group of friends (Fans of George Romero's films) that are attempting to complete a documentary about Pittsburgh horror filming locations. The friends set out on the tour not knowing the horror they love is about to become a reality.

Director: William Sanders
Stars: Tom Savini, David Crawford, Matthew Blazi
Hack Job (Video 2011)
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

An anthology film with three stories, all taking place in the same small town.

Director: James Balsamo
Stars: James Balsamo, Michael Shershenovich, Dave Brockie
Killer Waves (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A slasher is killing surfers to make a surfboard out of human flesh.

Director: James Balsamo
Stars: James Balsamo, Phil Anselmo, Chris Mulkey
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Officer Rod Davis becomes embedded undercover when a cartel starts bringing drugs into the city through fish shipments. He soon finds himself and his city under siege when a scientist ... See full summary »

Director: James Balsamo
Stars: James Balsamo, Jeff Kim, Jason Mewes
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

One man stands up to a ancient druid on a quest to rule the world through 1,000 years of darkness.

Director: Bruce Koehler
Stars: Tom Savini, Robert Z'Dar, Marc Macaulay
Action | Adventure | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.8/10 X  

While battling the Nottingham Sheriff, Robin Hood and his band of merry men are slain. Distraught over these horrific turn of events Marian and Little John attempt to resurrect Robin and ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Krekel
Stars: Martin Thon, Ramona Kuen, Kane Hodder
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

A group of friends go on a roadtrip and come to a stop in a forest where legend has it a group of naked bisexual female monsters lurk. Will they awake them? And if so will they survive?

Director: Johannes Roberts
Stars: Tom Savini, Daniel Maclagan, Nicole Petty
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

Joe Slaader is a mysterious mountain man being held in the Ulster County Asylum after the brutal murder of his family. Edward Eischel, a young intern, sees something more than just an ... See full summary »

Directors: Barrett J. Leigh, Thom Maurer
Stars: George Peroulas, Fountain Yount, Gregory Fawcett

When a mysterious virus spreads from Haiti to Miami turning people into terrifying, bloodthirsty creatures, a small group of survivors tries to escape from the City Of The Walking Dead.

Director: Tom Savini
Stars: Tony Todd, Ray Wise, Noah Hathaway


Cast overview, first billed only:
The Demon Slayer
Dan E. Danger ...
Billy Walsh ...
Tim Ritter ...
Ronald Cockellsmith
Donald Farmer ...
Lauren Adamkiewicz ...
Samantha Rose ...
Sam Awry ...
Cheese Burger Harry
Mike Ceglia ...
The Brooklyn Butcher


Rich and Benny are having trouble with the ladies, until they befriend a demon named Az. It's a non-stop party until a soul hungry beast leaps through an open portal from the underworld and starts terrorizing the town. It's up to Az and the boys to send the creature back to the depths where it came from, and look good, while doing it in "Cool As Hell". Written by Acid Bath Productions

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Comedy | Horror



Official Sites:



Release Date:

19 February 2013 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

Box Office


$60,000 (estimated)

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



See  »

Did You Know?


References I Spill Your Guts (2012) See more »


Dream Beaver
Performed by Cadaver Pudding
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Painfully unfunny "comedy"
29 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first learned of this movie when I attended Crypticon KC 2013, where the director/writer/star James Balsamo was a featured guest(?!). When I passed his table, he asked if I'd heard of the film, and then told me it featured Andrew WK, Tom Savini, David Naughton, and several other personalities, and he described the movie as "Bill & Ted meets Beetlejuice." After having seen the movie, I'd describe it as more like Jay & Silent Bob meets Weird Science, only without any trademark clever Smith dialogue, and if Kelly LeBrock was a bald green demon... And as for "featuring" the above mentioned celebrities... Their appearance in this movie is shorter than the time it takes to read this sentence. In most cases, the gag is that Balsamo's character bumps (literally) into one of them on the street, gets yelled at, then walks away... Savini actually gets to play a "Demon Slayer" for about a minute and a half in a sort of flashback...

Balsamo does voice-over OVER the action he's describing, lingers FOREVER on flashbacks of his character's sexual failures and various other GRATUITOUS nudity, and generally makes the film look like a junior high film project shot by a bunch of stoners, not a legitimate indie with a budget of $60K. I'm willing to overlook some technical weakness in an indie if the story or SOMETHING is engaging, but, this film is essentially weak fantasy for losers. In this piece they,through Balsamo, get to save the world, get the girl, hack zombies with a katana, ensure all the villains get their just deserts, all while getting high on pot from a super bong granted by a piece of talking snot... Yes, I really just wrote that... It sounds like it should be a blast to watch, sober, drunk, or high, and it was probably a lot of fun to make. But, it was not remotely enjoyable to watch...

The biggest touch of creativity is the Acid Bath prod. co. animated logo. And, on a final note... If my movie is called, "Cool As Hell," and one of the main characters is "Az the demon," I'd have called it, "Cool Az Hell."

7 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Cool as Hell (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: