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Club Dread (2004)

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When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort--a hedonistic island paradise for swingers--it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence...or at least hide it.

Director:

Jay Chandrasekhar

Writers:

Jay Chandrasekhar (as Broken Lizard), Kevin Heffernan (as Broken Lizard) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elena Lyons ... Stacy
Dan Montgomery Jr. Dan Montgomery Jr. ... Rolo
Tanja Reichert ... Kellie
Nat Faxon ... Manny
Michael Weaver ... Roy
Kevin Heffernan ... Lars
Michael Yurchak ... Burke
Jordan Ladd ... Penelope
Brittany Daniel ... Jenny
Richard Perello Richard Perello ... Cliff
Steve Lemme ... Juan
Jay Chandrasekhar ... Putman
Paul Soter ... Dave
Erik Stolhanske ... Sam
Lindsay Price ... Yu
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Storyline

Broken Lizard is surrounded by limber, wanton women on a booze-soaked island resort owned by Coconut Pete, a rock star has-been. But the non-stop party takes a turn for the weird when dead bodies start turning up. Everyone begins to look suspicious. Could it be Sam, of the Fun Police brigade, who is quick-on-the-trigger with his tequila-loaded Super Soaker; Jenny, the over-sexed fitness instructor; Juan, the flamboyant diving instructor with a secret third-world past; Putman, the bratty British tennis coach/fanatic; Dave, the Ecstasy-crazed, adopted nephew of Coconut Pete; or the burly masseur Lars blessed with a creepy touch--that can render anyone into instant Jell-O? Can the inhabitants of Pleasure Island unite, solve the mystery and restore happy hour to this tropical bacchanal? Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Sun, Sea, Sex and Slaughter (Ireland DVD) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/gore, sexual content, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

When Coconut Pete calls Putman on stage (at 1:01.48), Pete says "Putman Livingston, I presume." Dr. David Livingston was a physician and missionary who traveled to Africa in the 1800's. When Henry Morton Stanley first met him, he famously said, "Dr. Livingston, I presume." Apart from Stanley, Livingston was the only white person for about 100 miles. Putman is the only swarthy (brown) character in this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Dave is showing the activities board, Hank's name is not on the board at all. See more »

Quotes

Lars: So, I guess I'm talking to a celebrity. Congratulations. I heard you got your own fitness show?
Jenny: [sad] Uh, yeah. Amy Aerobics accidentally ate some rat poison. It was awful.
[enthusiastic]
Jenny: But I'm still really psyched!
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Crazy Credits

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Alternate Versions

A newly released DVD from Fox Home Entertainment contains an extended version of the movie not rated by the MPAA (including two whole characters removed from the film), 2 Broken Lizard Audio Commentaries and fifteen minutes of deleted & alternate scenes with optional commentary. The disc also contains a Fox Inside Look at AVP, a soundtrack spot and two theatrical trailers for 'The Ringer' and Club Dread. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Jaws (1975) See more »

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HyLo Aerobics 1
Written and Produced by HyLo Productions
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Kind of in-between
16 March 2006 | by smatysiaSee all my reviews

Club Dread was one of those in-between films. It wasn't bad, although it had bad parts. But it wasn't really good, although it had good parts. I had never heard of Broken Lizard or Jay Chandrasekhar, nor had I seen Super Troopers. So maybe I just don't get it. There was a lot of opportunity for nudity passed on, and I think that might have been part of the wry, just-under-the-radar humor that this was so full of. It has been called a horror movie spoof, but that's not completely accurate. It is a full-fledged slasher film, but they are obviously having a lot of fun with it. But not all of that fun making and thinking up this film translates into fun watching it. But I will give them credit for putting something out that isn't the same as everything else out there. Kudos for Brittany Daniel who made this easy on the eyes, too. I'd say check it out, but just don't have unrealistic expectations.


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Official Sites:

Fox [United States]

Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Broken Lizard's Club Dread See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,035,688, 29 February 2004

Gross USA:

$5,001,708

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,565,807
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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