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Horror (2003)

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This visually arresting chiller concerns a group of runaway teens that escape from a drug rehab and encounter demonic forces in a rural farmhouse.

Director:

Dante Tomaselli

Writer:

Dante Tomaselli
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kreskin ... Reverend Salo
Lizzy Mahon Lizzy Mahon ... Grace Salo
Danny Lopes ... Luck
Vincent Lamberti Vincent Lamberti ... Reverend Salo Jr.
Christie Sanford ... Mrs. Salo
Jessica Pagan Jessica Pagan ... Marisa
Raine Brown ... Amanda
Kevin Kenny ... Kevin
Chris Farabaugh Chris Farabaugh ... Fred
Felissa Rose ... Art Therapist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erin Andre Erin Andre ... Zombie / Church Goer
Brian Nieves Brian Nieves ... Zombie
Rick Norberg Rick Norberg ... Churchgoer / Zombie
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Storyline

Writer/Director Dante Tomaselli merges two disturbing story lines into this visually arresting chiller. The first involves a band of five teens that escape from a drug rehabilitation center to cash in on a questionable promise of salvation from the psychopathic Reverend Salo Jr.. Leader of the pack Luck, fueled on major hallucinogens, transports the gang to the reverend's isolated house where the basis of the second plot has been set simultaneously. Here lives Grace, Salo Jr.'s daughter, whom he and his equally bizarre wife have enslaved through enforced drug addiction and psychic brainwashing. Grace's only salvation appears to be by the guidance of her paternal grandfather Reverend Salo Sr.. But this hope is quickly jeopardized when it becomes revealed that his comforting visitations may be being made from beyond the grave. Regardless, it is through Grace's visions involving him that she learns of her parent's demonic pastimes, which include abduction, murder, and possibly worse. ... Written by <LDmediacorp@aol.com>

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Expect nothing less than sheer... Horror

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Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence/gore, language and drug use
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ужас See more »

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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[last line]
Luck: I didn't mean it.
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References The Evil Dead (1981) See more »

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this movie is BAAAAAAAd
14 June 2005 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

Reverand Salo Jr. invites five teenage druggies who escape from rehab to come to his secluded house on a promise of salvation. Salo Jr. and his wife's daughter, Grace, is very unhappy, but keeps getting dreams and visions of her grand-father, Salo Sr. (Kreskin, whom I refuse to call him 'Amazing'). Some of the teens have adverse effects to the drug that Salo Jr. had given them prior to them breaking out of rehab. Both the plot lines will entangle before long. OK, about this film. Weird & obtuse does NOT automatically equate to scariness and Kreskin is not a good actor bring the whole movie down. Is it a bad film? That's debatable. Is it a good horror movie? hell no it isn't.

My Grade: D

DVD Extras: Director's Commentary; 9 and a half minute Behind the scenes featurette; on the set with Kreskin; Photo Gallery; "Desecration" video short; Extended Horror Trailer; and Trailer for "Desecration"


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