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Satan's Little Helper (2004)

R | | Comedy, Horror | 6 May 2004 (USA)
A naive young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Douglas Whooly
... Jenna Whooly
Stephen Graham ... Alex
... Merrill Whooly
... Dean Whooly
Dan Ziskie ... Vernon
... Nicole
... Satan Man
Joyce R. Korbin ... Mrs. Tishbaum (as Joyce Korbin)
Antonio Ardolino ... Hunter (as Anthony Ardolino)
... Fran
Christian Robert Varley ... He Head
JoAnna Beckson ... She Head (as Joanna Bechsen)
Larry 'Ratso' Sloman ... Mayor Flarin
... Mrs. Flarin
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During Halloween, theater student Jenna Whooly returns to Bell Island to spend the holiday with her family and her boyfriend Alex Martin, a classmate of hers who was also raised on the island. Her younger brother Douglas "Dougie" Whooly is very attached to Jenna and is fascinated with the video game "Satan's Little Helper," and he becomes jealous with the presence of Alex. He leaves home wearing his costume of Satan's little helper, seeking Satan himself on the streets so he can ask him to kill Alex. Dougie meets a serial killer who, coincidently, is wearing a costume of Satan and decides to help him. He brings the insane murderer home, and Jenna and her mother Merrill Whooly believe that the masked killer is Alex acting like Satan to please Dougie. Later, the boy walks with the maniac along the streets, helping him to terrorize the locals. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Your house is next. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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

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6 May 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Au service de Satan  »

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Goofs

Dougie's mask sometimes alternates positions on his head. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Douglas "Dougie" Whooly: [off-camera] Ten points. Fifty points. Bonus points! A hundred points! Mom, he's ripping his guts out!
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Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated in loving memory to Ernest Pintoff. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Death Race 2000 (1975) See more »

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Man of Peace
Words and Music by Bob Dylan
Performed by Bob Dylan
Courtesy of Columbia Records by arrangement with
Sony Music Licensing.
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Great creepy movie with no plot holes
17 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

I read reviews before watching this movie, so I expected it to be good. Upon watching the movie, it turns out the reviews I read were right.

The little boy was great. His lack of intelligence was painful to me... every time he made a bad choice, I wanted to yell at the screen.

The humor with which this movie approaches the violence is disturbing and somewhat comical at the same time. It really made me cringe and stop laughing a few times... only to laugh about that scene later on.

I'm a fan of movies that are not afraid to go way out... but many of them leave you with something to be desired. This movie has a very tidy way of bringing everything together. They do it in an ironic fashion that reminds of Guy Ritchie's gangster movies. (but a whole lot darker and nothing to do with gangsters)

Good job on this one. It's an instant classic!


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