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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 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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The Last Ride You'll Ever Take... See more »

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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 Liz is getting chased she is wearing a jacket, but in the next shot she is not, but then in the next it appears again. See more »

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[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 Dracula (1992) See more »

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Sold My Dirt
Written by Aaron Robinson, Robbie C. Williamson and Sam Litson
Performed by Robbie C. Williamson (as Bobby Gold)
Arranged by Robbie C. Williamson
Produced by Robbie C. Williamson
Cocoonmusic3333 (ASCAP)
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Wretched.
17 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

Absolutely wretched. Horrid acting, terrible story, unforgivable lighting, and not one of the victims was remotely likable. The villain was absent and undeveloped for so much of the movie one could not even even cheer for *him*!

The (so-called) story is about a bunch of (frighteningly aged) teenagers, who head out for a Spring Break vacation. They head out in an awesome van, run into a crazy old eccentric, and even pick up a crazy hitchhiker, before deciding to stay the night in a legendary 'Dark Ride', which is now being re-opened despite the fact that some nutjob murdered sixteen people there not even twenty years ago. Said nutjob escaped the loony-bin (complete with flickering lights and sadistic, stupid nurses)that very night! Unless you are as vapid, shallow, and stereotyped as the cast, you'll lack the ability to emphasize with any of them, instead praying for supposedly teen-aged souls to be snuffed out in horrible ways. Whomever conceived this abortion lacked the ability to create suspense, though, and instead you are simply bored to tears waiting for some sort of blood, mayhem, and pain. Please, hurt these people. Please. I can't.

"Each year, movies are produced which are never seen by the public..." Proclaims the Horrorfest ads. Yeah. For a reason. This cliché-ridden mess should never have received wide theatrical release, and instead lingered in the forgotten bargain bin of Wal-Mart.


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