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Dark Ride (2006)

A group of six friends on a road trip stop off at an amusement park attraction named 'Dark Ride', unaware that a psychopath who brutally murdered two girls, has just escaped a mental institution and is seeking refuge there.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Cathy
... Bill
... Steve (as David Rogers)
... Jim
... Jen
... Liz (as Jennifer Kelly Tisdale)
... Colleen
... Samantha
Dave Warden ... Jonah
... Ticket Taker
Erin Dawson ... Pretty Hippie
Jack Doner ... Old Man
... Attendant #1
... Attendant #2
Steven Mattila ... Homeless Man
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Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the park. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong grisly horror violence and gore, sexuality, nudity, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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20 October 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La casa del terror  »

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Trivia

"Dark ride" is an old term used in the carnival business to describe rides that involve getting in a cart or buggy and traversing a dark, enclosed building designed to have characters or props appear at intervals, designed to surprise or entertain. See more »

Goofs

When Jen is first picked up she is wearing a bikini top, but when she does the topless scene she only unbuttons her shirt. There was no bikini underneath. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Colleen: Looks like it's closed.
Samantha: Don't be such a wimp. The guy's right there.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits we hear the laughter of a child as the My2Centences logo appears. See more »

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References Midnight Cowboy (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Sleep Without
Courtesy of Small Stone Records
(P) 2000 Soul Clique Music (ASCAP)
©2000 Small Stone Records
All tracks from the album "Unification" (SS-016)
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This film seems to have been made in the wrong time period or mayb viewed by me in a totally wrong time period.
28 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

Saw this recently on a dvd. As a fan of After dark horror fest, this film was on my radar for a long time. Dark Ride is nothing special from a story standpoint. Every classic slasher trope and cliche imaginable was used in this film. The character traits, situations, and dialogue feel formulaic. After the opening murder scene, it takes a hell lottuva time for the thrill ride to jump start. There ain't any good kills except for one which i don't want to spoil. Also some of the scenes r filled with annoying flickering lights. Again like many 80s slasher films, we get to see characters doing stupid things. Splitting up, ample time to run but jus keep on screaming n crying, not taking an effort to fight back. We also get to see a psycho breaking his cuffs n escaping from a mental asylum like a piece of cake, etc. A hot girl wandering n hitchhiking in the middle of nowhere. I think this film seems to have been made in the wrong time period or mayb viewed by me in a totally wrong time.


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