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Suspended Animation (2001)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 25 December 2001 (USA)
Animator Thomas Kempton gets more than he bargained for when a snowmobile trip turns to terror in the wilds of Northern Michigan. Held prisoner by two cannibalistic sisters who try ... See full summary »

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(novel), (screenplay)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tom Kempton
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Hilary Kempton
Laura Esterman ...
Vanessa Boulette
Sage Allen ...
Ann Boulette
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Sandor Hansen
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Jack Starr (as Dan Riordan)
Jeff Puckett ...
Cliff Modjeska
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Clara Hansen
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Philip Boulette
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Fred Phelps
Daniel Mooney ...
Arnold Mann
Gary J. Mion ...
Sheriff Montaigne
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Coroner / Production Manager (as Joseph Forbrich)
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Dr. Leo Sagan
Denise Bohn ...
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Animator Thomas Kempton gets more than he bargained for when a snowmobile trip turns to terror in the wilds of Northern Michigan. Held prisoner by two cannibalistic sisters who try unsuccessfully to add him to their long list of victims, Tom becomes obsessed with tracking down his captor's long lost daughter. The ensuing drama becomes perfect material for Tom's latest Hollywood screenplay, inevitably luring one cannibal sister back to her original prey. Written by <filmacre@netnitco.net>

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From Legendary Horror Director John Hancock Comes the Ultimate Terror. See more »

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Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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25 December 2001 (USA)  »

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Mayhem  »

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Budget:

$1,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,285, 2 November 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$6,869, 16 November 2003
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Most of the main actors had little or no experience operating a snowmobile. They underwent days of training before filming began. See more »

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References The Lion King (1994) See more »

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What a great surprise!
3 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

I watched this movie with little to no expectations and was very surprised at how much I enjoyed it. There is such creepy dark humor within the script that you laugh as you cringe. A crusty tale of backwoods cannibals, how can that be anything but entertaining? As if the sisters weren't bad enough, when the boy enters the picture we are treated to yet another level of twisted heredity. Fred Meyers as Sanders is probably the most disgusting personification of "The Bad Teen" I have ever seen. Those zits!

Thomas Kempton's last line is the perfect end to the numerous horror flicks we have all seen. Why won't they just die?!


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