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The Wizard of Gore (2007)

Montag the Magnificent (Glover) is a master illusionist who performs at underground venues, selecting female volunteers from his rave-like audiences. To their hysteria, it appears he's ... See full summary »

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Jeremy Kasten

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Zach Chassler, Herschell Gordon Lewis (based upon the motion picture)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kip Pardue ... Edmund Bigelow
Bijou Phillips ... Maggie
Crispin Glover ... Montag the Magnificent
Jeffrey Combs ... The Geek
Brad Dourif ... Doctor Chong
Joshua John Miller ... Jinky (as Joshua Miller)
Garz Chan ... Annie
Tim Chiou ... Chinese Mickey
Evan Seinfeld ... Frank
Flux Suicide Flux Suicide ... Dell
Amina Amina ... Cecelia (as Amina Munster)
Cricket Suicide Cricket Suicide ... Cayenne (as Cricket DeManuel)
Nixon Suicide Nixon Suicide ... Rexina
Kenneth Moskow ... Detective Packard
Shannon Hart Cleary Shannon Hart Cleary ... News Reporter (as Shannon Ggem)
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Storyline

Montag the Magnificent (Glover) is a master illusionist who performs at underground venues, selecting female volunteers from his rave-like audiences. To their hysteria, it appears he's dismembered their bodies, but his sleight of hand has them fooled. However, female bodies show up dead from the same wounds performed on stage. Investigators are baffled, and the chase to find the killer begins.

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What are you afraid of?

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence, sexuality/nudity and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gore Massacre See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Bijou Philips starred in Hostel: Part 2, Kip Pardue starred in Hostel: Part 3. See more »

Quotes

Montag the Magnificent: What you are, what you all are, is meat. Cattle that will never escape from the herd.
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Better Off Dead
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Performed by Linnzi Zaorski
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This wizard tried one to many illusions.
7 February 2011 | by Aaron1375See all my reviews

Never saw the original 1970 version and not sure if I want to after viewing this one. I am sure it is vastly different in terms of plot, but from what I have read about that one its performances are less than stellar. Here we have some fairly good names as Crispin Glover plays the strange magician Montag and we also have Jeffrey Combs and Brad Douriff. Actors known for their horror roles and they could not even save this one so I really do not want to see a version with less talent. It was not entirely bad, had a couple of good kills and some nice nudity. I was also wondering where the story was going. Unfortunately, it did not end up in a good place for me and so I must say I found for a lot of this movie I was just getting a headache from the way things kept flashing here and there. The story follows a man who sort of owns an underground newspaper or something. I am guessing he is looking for a story as he and his girlfriend are at this strange goth like carnival. Well they end up going to a show titled the Wizard of Gore featuring the magician Montag. The show features this man talking to his audience and disrobing usually a female and then dispatching her in a gruesome way and when the audience starts to flee the lights go out and come on and the girl is apparently fine. She does, however, turn up dead later. So we follow this guy as he goes to each of Montag's shows looking for a story or perhaps more. I will give it credit for trying to do some different things as from what I read about the original it really does not follow that movie's path, but in the end it tries to be to clever and fails a bit.


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