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

Writers:

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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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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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 »

Connections

References Big Brother (2000) See more »

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Tangerine
Written by Richard Stites
Performed by The Circle
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Eddie does it again in this breakthrough original motion picture
2 August 2010 | by clumpit75See all my reviews

This is what needs to happen on most reality shows.. then they might actually be watchable. Eddie Furlong captured the essence of a lunatic with great passion and enthusiasm. I've seen this movie about a hundred times now, and will probably watch it 100 more; its just one of those movies that never gets old. I don't think they could have hired a more perfect cast to fulfill this original heartwarming film. This movie is full of quotes that will be remembered throughout film history. Quotes such as "You win some, you lose some." and "Im the bad boy your mother warned you about.", and who could forget "I want Jenny.". If it was possible I would rate this movie an 11 out of 10, and would nominate Cruel World for BEST MOVIE EVER MADE.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cruel World 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

Gross USA:

$17,986

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,986
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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