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Simon Says (2006)

The pothead Zack; the sweethearts Kate and Riff; the slut Vicky; and the spoiled Ashley travel by van to the backwoods to camp. They meet two strange gravediggers that advise them to leave ... See full summary »

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William Dear (as Bill Dear)

Writer:

William Dear (as Bill Dear)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Crispin Glover ... Simon / Stanley
Margo Harshman ... Kate
Greg Cipes ... Zack
Kelly Vitz ... Ashley
Artie Baxter ... Riff
Carrie Finklea ... Vicky
Lori Lively ... Lonnie (as Lori Lynn Lively)
Bruce Glover ... Sam
Blake Lively ... Jenny
Oliver Dear Oliver Dear ... Hitchhiker
Leila Johnson ... Molly
Erica Hubbard ... Sommer
Bart Johnson ... Garth
Daniella Monet ... Sarah
Kelly Blatz ... Will
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Storyline

The pothead Zack; the sweethearts Kate and Riff; the slut Vicky; and the spoiled Ashley travel by van to the backwoods to camp. They meet two strange gravediggers that advise them to leave the place otherwise they could be murdered. Then they meet the deranged retarded Simon in the gas station and Riff has a friction with the guy. They find a paradisiac spot to camp at the riverside, but Simon and Stanley transform their holiday in a nightmarish night. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

You forgot to say..... SIMON SAYS

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Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody horror violence and gore, drug use, language and brief sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Bart Johnson (Garth) is married to Robyn Lively (Leanne) Adam Johnson (Chavez) and Brad Johnson (Quinn) are his brothers. See more »

Goofs

When Stanley is standing beside Zack as Zack is being burned alive, you can clearly see the arm of a crew member in the background. See more »

Quotes

Simon: You forgot to say "Simon Says."
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Crazy Credits

"No dogs were stomped, thrown, or run over by cars (twice), during the making of this motion picture." (Ironically, almost immediately below that text is this: "In Loving Memory of Tofu". Tofu was the dog that played Reggie B in the movie.) See more »

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References Field of Dreams (1989) See more »

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Here Comes the Snake
Written by Cherry Poppin' Daddies
Performed by Cherry Poppin' Daddies
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Pretty bad
11 January 2008 | by matches81See all my reviews

The story of "Simon says" is nothing new. Some teenagers in the wood get hunted down by some sicko. So, I didn't expect much anyway in that regard. Still, the movie disappointed me. The teenagers are just your basic clichés for this kind of movie, which is not necessarily bad, but the main problem is the main character, Simon. In my opinion he's just way overdone. The acting is almost like a caricature. So, what should be a threatening character ends up being a (sadly bad) joke. The kills are good, but that's about it. Everything else in this movie just is below par, even for the genre.

Still, with a better Simon this movie could be fun. With that guy it's more a pain to watch than anything else. Avoid this movie.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 2006 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Grass Valley, California, USA

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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