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Stragglers (2004)

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When a supernatural phenomenon causes a group of people in the North Georgia Mountains to mysteriously disappear, a small team of research scientists rush to the area to begin a dangerous ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dave R. Watkins ... Mark Locke
Michael D. Friedman Michael D. Friedman ... Booth
Amy Holt Amy Holt ... Dr. Elaine Krauss
Chris Burns ... Drake Crispen
Cheri Christian ... Valerie
Joel Hunter Joel Hunter ... Dr. Harold Baines
Spencer Stephens Spencer Stephens ... Kevin (as Spencer G. Stephens)
Ron McLellen Ron McLellen ... Griffin
Nate Hill Nate Hill ... Dr. Gabriel Sheinberg
Bernadette Fuqua Bernadette Fuqua ... Michelle
Katy Sulhoff Katy Sulhoff ... Heather
Eric Bomba-Ire Eric Bomba-Ire ... Dr. Eric Bomba-Ire
Toby Sells ... CJ
Matthew Cornwell ... Hiker
Candace Mabry ... Hiker
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When a supernatural phenomenon causes a group of people in the North Georgia Mountains to mysteriously disappear, a small team of research scientists rush to the area to begin a dangerous investigation which leads them into a spiraling psychological battle for survival. Written by Michael D Friedman

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Official Sites:

PlatoVision Pictures

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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PlatoVision Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Headache-inducing mess that goes nowhere
20 August 2010 | by nekojiru67See all my reviews

After a lengthy and confusing opening with some scientists being menaced by strange sounds in the woods, we're introduced to our main characters. Friends, they've been hired to protect a second pair of scientists returning to the woods to search for the missing first group. The group discover that something in a cave in the woods doesn't want them to leave and is erasing their memories.

Stragglers is an indie, shot-on-video horror film. Production values are low, acting is amateurish (though rarely cringe-inducing) and there are the usual problems with sound: voices being too low to hear, or so loud they overwhelm the mics.

This movie was VERY PAINFUL to watch (literally headache inducing!), because the director/editor chose to insert loud shots of static and television snow every few seconds throughout all flashback scenes. And well over half the film is told in flashback. Imagine watching a movie where every few seconds you lose the picture and a loud burst of static comes from the speakers. Because that's exactly what watching Stragglers is like. Ugh.

I sat through it because I'm an idiot. Don't make the same mistake. Even without the constant static, the movie is mostly storyless and boring. I was hoping for some sort of payoff or worthwhile explanation for what was happening, but the one given is lame and completely unworthy of your time.


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