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Cooties (2014)

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A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.
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Mr. Hatachi
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COOTIES is a horror comedy with unexpected laughs and unapologetic thrills. When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into killer zombies, a group of misfit teachers must band together to escape the playground carnage. The film stars Elijah Wood (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings), Rainn Wilson ("The Office"), and Alison Pill ("The Newsroom") as teachers who fight to survive the mayhem while hilariously bickering in an uncomfortable love triangle on the worst Monday of their lives. Written by Lionsgate Premiere

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You are what they eat. See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence and gore, language including sexual references, and some drug use | See all certifications »

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18 September 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cooties: A Epidemia  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$7,545 (USA) (25 September 2015)

Gross:

$55,749 (USA) (25 September 2015)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene when the police show up, Rick -played by Jorge Garcia- briefly mentions the 5-0. This being a reference to the tv show Hawaii 5-0. Jorge Garcia is a regular cast member of the 2010 reboot of the tv show. See more »

Goofs

A police car would normally have a barrier between the front and back seats. Therefore the scene where the girl attacks the cop from the backseat is incorrect. She wouldn't be able to do this. See more »

Quotes

Doug: I learned all about the brain when I had a 6 inch spike lodged in my skull as a child. Which is the reason why you may have noticed that sometimes when I'm talking I use the wrong rowboat.
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After the credits, Hitachi makes another appearance. See more »


Soundtracks

God and a Shotgun
Written by Angela Wood and Noah Needleman
Performed by Ryan Wood
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Great Fun
4 November 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I have a really tough time figuring out what people want from the Horror genre nowadays. I am really surprised to see this movie doesn't have a higher rating on here. This is a great Horror/Comedy movie, with an outstanding cast, and very good writing. It's just a really gory, really funny, really run movie. What you see in the trailer is what you get, which is nice for a change with the amount of misleading trailers nowadays. The only reason I don't give it an even higher rating is because I agree with other viewers that it does lag a bit around the middle of the film. It almost seems like they just shoved some filler in to meet a running time. But it manages to get back on track again. I rarely read reviews on here, but I laughed out loud and had a great time watching this movie.


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