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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)

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The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo.


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Plot unknown. A follow-up to the film 'Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon'

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Leslie Vernon
... Taylor Gentry
... Doc Halloran
... Eugene
... Mrs. Collinwood
... Jamie
... Kelly (as Kate Lang Johnson)
... Doug
... Todd
Hart Turner ... Shane
Krissy Carlson ... Lauren
Travis Zariwny ... Dr. Meuller
Teo Gomez ... Stoned Guy
Matt Bolt ... Slightly More Stoned Guy
Jenafer Brown ... Virgin Girl


The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo. Written by press release

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Jason, Freddy, Myers. We All Need Someone To Look Up To.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence, language, some sexual content and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 October 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Máscara do Terror  »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$38,500, 18 March 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The town, in which the movie is set, Glen Echo, is based on a real neighborhood in Montgomery County, Maryland, near where Writer and Director Scott Glosserman grew up. A notable feature of the area, being a turn-of-the-century amusement park, that stood mostly abandoned for several decades, as it deteriorated, and earned a fitting "haunted" reputation among locals. The carousel, for which the park is known, is referenced in the Glen Echo Entertainment's (Glosserman's production company) logo. See more »


When Taylor Gentry is running into the apple orchard near the end of the film you can see the set lights at the top of the screen. See more »


Taylor Gentry: That boy is about to seek revenge over the town that murdered him. He knows this, he says, because he himself is the heir apparent to that throne of terror so long held by the likes of Voorhees, Myers and Krueger. This man's name is Leslie Vernon.
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The end credits crawl over the video of security camera at the morgue. When they end the final destiny of Leslie Vernon is revealed. See more »


References Halloween (1978) See more »


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Written by Venice Maki
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What Is Going On Here??
17 March 2007 | by See all my reviews

Currently, "Behind the Mask" has a whopping 7.9 rating at this website, and Rotten Tomatoes is listing it in the high 70's! I love horror movies and spoofs of horror movies. So it was with great anticipation that my friend and I went to see this "turkey" tonight. We are shaking our heads. I really believe all of the postings online are "shills" for the movie and that the critics got paid to write a favorable review. Be forewarned--this is the worst film I have seen in several years! The camera-work in the first half so constantly shaky and hand-held no doubt to imitate the style of "Blair Witch." It is so overdone--and to no purpose--that it induces cringes and nausea from the audience. In the final third of the film, the camera settles down--alas the lighting is so poor that you cannot really see anything clearly--doubtless because the director does not want you to know that you are seeing nothing. The plot makes no sense, the humor is not funny (I didn't laugh once), the acting is TERRIBLE, and the ending and ending credits very predictable. On the whole--a complete waste of time and shocking that people have been raving about this film! There are absolutely no scares here either, and though the film is unrated, very little gore. Please save your money and pass up this poor excuse for a movie!

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