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Cherry Falls (2000)

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In the small town of Cherry Falls, a psychotic murderer is killing off the virgins of the local high school.

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Geoffrey Wright

Writer:

Ken Selden
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brittany Murphy ... Jody Marken
Jay Mohr ... Leonard Marliston
Michael Biehn ... Sherrif Brent Marken
Jesse Bradford ... Rod Harper (as Jesse Watrouse)
Candy Clark ... Marge Marken
Amanda Anka ... Deputy Mina
Joe Inscoe ... Tom Sisler
Gabriel Mann ... Kenny Ascott
Natalie Ramsey ... Sandy
Douglas Spain ... Mark
Bre Blair ... Stacy Twelfmann
Kristen Miller ... Cindy
Michael Weston ... Ben
Keram Malicki-Sánchez ... Timmy
Joannah Portman ... Sharon
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Storyline

A psychotic serial slasher starts a bloodthirsty murder rampage at Cherry Falls high school that only kills the local high school virgins. This leads to the local teenage population organising a sex party in order to lose their virginity and thus no longer be targets... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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lose your innocence - or lose your life See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence/gore, teen sexuality, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 2000 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Cherry Falls - Asesino de vírgenes See more »

Filming Locations:

Dinwiddie, Virginia, USA See more »

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The films German title is "Sex oder stirb!" which translates to "Sex or Die!". In Mexico it was released as "Corre... no grites" which translates to "Run...Don't Scream". See more »

Goofs

When her boyfriend is attacked, Stacy is sure to lock the door. As the camera shows the door by itself, it is clearly unlocked. See more »

Quotes

Leonard Marliston: Ben, I know you have a very different point of view on this tragedy, so go ahead.
Ben: Well, I would like to know if this killer removed any body parts or sexually defiled any orifice of the victim.
Cindy: You're tragically sick.
Ben: I wanna know because if he didn't, this loser deserves a thumbs down!
Heather: How can you be so insensitive?
Ben: Oh what, when you're like Mother Teresa? You're the one who told him to drop dead.
Dylan: You're only fooling yourself with this display of indifference.
Ben: Hey jackhole, you're not playing ...
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits roll down instead of up. See more »

Alternate Versions

The movie had to be re-cut five times in order to achieve an R-rating. Most significant cuts include:
  • graphic sexual activity during the climactic orgy sequence;
  • The death of a character named Annette The originally scripted scene showed her having her throat slowly pushed onto a pane of glass. The scene was filmed and very brutal, done all in one graphic cut. However, she shot was later replaced with her character's head split open in the front door. That scene was still trimmed heavily. In unrated versions the top of her head erupts and a splash of blood flies across the doorjamb.
  • Rod's death had more blood.
  • Timmy's death was an on screen kill that featured gruesome spurting blood.
  • A character's death at the climatic orgy was nixed for time and MPAA constraints. A male character's throat was slashed open.
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Rating: *** out of 4.
10 September 2001 | by brandonsites1981See all my reviews

Several virgins are being slaughtered by a crazed psychopath. When the students discover this they decide to throw a party that will take them off the list of possible victims.

Smart, funny, stylish slasher film is also enhanced by a great performance by Brittany Murphy and plenty of scares and excitment. Slightly better then Scream and the best slasher film in a long time.


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