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Dead Scared (2004)

The Hazing (original title)
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Several college kids spend the night in a spooky mansion in an attempt to pledge fraternities and sororities. A deranged "professor" begins murdering them. They must figure why, and also if one or more of them are working with the killer.

Director:

Rolfe Kanefsky

Writer:

Rolfe Kanefsky
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brad Dourif ... Professor Kapps
Brooke Burke ... Jill
Nectar Rose ... Delia
Philip Andrew Philip Andrew ... Doug
Tiffany Shepis ... Marsha
Jeremy Maxwell ... Roy
Parry Shen ... Tim
David Tom ... Jacob
Charmaine De Grate Charmaine De Grate ... Justine (as Charmaine DeGrate)
Jeff LeBeau ... Doctor
Robert Donavan ... Police Detective
Mary Rings Mary Rings ... Nurse #1
E.P. McKnight ... Nurse #2
Tess Hall ... Mannequin Voice (voice)
Berry Thomas Berry Thomas ... Mr. Hackford
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The Evil Dead meets Scream as an evil professor, through an ancient staff and a book of incantation, possesses the bodies of a group of fraterity and sorority pledges during a night of "hazing" activities in an abandoned mansion. When the students meet one grisly death after another, the survivors finally realize it's the professor who is possessing their friends and killing them all off. Now none of them trust each other-- is it their friends or puppets of the professor that they're hanging with? Somone better figure it out quick... or none of them will make it through the hellish night of The Hazing! Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for horror violence/gore, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Originally scripted as a sequel to the film Hell Night (1981). See more »

Goofs

When the Professor is shot in the hospital, the spark of the squib going off in his t-shirt is clearly seen for the last gunshot, even without slow motion. See more »

Quotes

Marsha Glazer: Delia, dead and buried is a condition that doesn't change... kind of like the space between your ears.
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References American Splendor (2003) See more »

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not half bad
2 November 2004 | by jbarker71See all my reviews

Have always been a fan of Brad Dourif. He's used well here, even though he's not in much of the film. tiffany shepis puts in a good performance, adding to her rep as a nouveau scream queen. the director made a nice entry into the horror canon, even with the demonic mumbo-jumbo. shepis and nectar rose are well used and an fine form. The combination of space suite and bunny outfit stole every scene they were in. The cunnilingus scene was handled fairly well, too. Some of the effects were hit and miss- the cheap effects looked like cheap FX. However, the acting, shot selection, and lighting were really well done- helped elevate the film to the level of a decent horror film. A nice effort all around. This is nothing we haven't seen before- but was very well done and not a total waste of time, which says a lot. Good job to everyone involved.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

27 July 2005 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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