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Cruel World (2005)

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Reeling from his dismissal from a reality show, a deranged runner-up holds a group of co-eds hostage on the set of his own fictitious show, where losers suffer a deadly fate.

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Kelsey T. Howard

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Gene Hess (as Eugene Hess), Paul Lawrence | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Furlong ... Philip Markham
Daniel Franzese ... Claude Markham
Andrew Keegan ... Bobby
Susan Ward ... Ashley
Sanoe Lake ... Ruby
Laura Ramsey ... Jenny
Aimee Garcia ... Gina
Joel Michaely ... Jack
Nate Parker ... Techno
Nicole Bilderback ... Mikko
Brian Geraghty ... Collin
Jaime Pressly ... Catherine Anderson
Sam Page ... Daniel Anderson
William Sterchi ... Sheriff Boyle
James Patrick Stuart ... Deputy Grady
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Storyline

Reeling from his dismissal from a reality show, a deranged runner-up holds a group of co-eds hostage on the set of his own fictitious show, where losers suffer a deadly fate.

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When You Get Voted Off This Reality Show... It's For Good!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sadistic violence and gore, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Destin fatal See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,160, 29 October 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$16,344, 12 November 2006
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Goofs

The scene were Philip chases Catherine outside the house in the beginning of the movie sees the bandage on his right hand disappear then reappear between shots. See more »

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References Survivor (2000) See more »

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Against The Ground
Written by Rich Stites
Performed by The Circle
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Great, soon-to-be cult film
12 July 2006 | by susieq3See all my reviews

I saw this at Screamfest where it was playing as the opening night movie. Having not heard anything about it before, I was surprised by how cool it was. Totally unpredictable from start to finish. The crowd went crazy from laughing, to gasping, to yelling at the screen. I told some friends about it who are way into Ed Furlong. He was awesome. Scary fun. A total trip. Let's face it, reality television is totally played out. I recommend it for anyone who loves to hate reality TV! I'm a girl, but have to admit that Jaime Pressly looked hot ;) I'm trying to find out who did the music at the end, because it sounded like someone famous. No spoilers, but the ending made me wonder if they're gonna do part two.


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