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The Last House on the Left (2009)

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After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.

Director:

Dennis Iliadis

Writers:

Adam Alleca (screenplay), Carl Ellsworth (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Garret Dillahunt ... Krug
Michael Bowen ... Morton
Josh Coxx ... Giles (as Josh Cox)
Riki Lindhome ... Sadie
Aaron Paul ... Francis
Sara Paxton ... Mari
Monica Potter ... Emma
Tony Goldwyn ... John
Martha MacIsaac ... Paige
Spencer Treat Clark ... Justin
Usha Khan Usha Khan ... Maid
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Storyline

After kidnapping and torturing two innocent teen girls, a group of people seek refuge in the home of the parents of one of the victimized girls. When the parents find out what happened to their daughter, they plot and carry out revenge on those that hurt her. Written by Rebekah Swain

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If someone hurt someone you love, how far would you go to get revenge? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sadistic brutal violence including a rape and disturbing images, language, nudity and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Aaron Paul (Francis) is best known as Jesse Pinkman from" Breaking Bad" (2008-2015), in which Michael Bowen (Morton) also appeared throughout Season 5 as "Uncle Jack". See more »

Goofs

The location of the first stabbing on Paige's stomach changes before and after she is stabbed second time. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Morton: [telling joke to Giles] So the next week, he's even hornier. And this time, he's got twenty bucks instead of ten. He goes back to the whorehouse, he slaps down the twenty, and tells the madam he needs to get off, but he ain't going to screw no goddamn chicken this time. She says it still ain't much, but she can help. She tells him to go to the room at the top of the stairs. This time there's just a bunch of guys jerking off, but one of the jerk off guys assures him "oh hey, it's ...
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Dirge
Written by Graham Stuart Cassie, David Harper, Simon D. Harper, Tim Holmes, Richard Fearless (as Richard Maguire), Daniel Whitlock, John Yorke
Performed by Death In Vegas
Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Limited
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Good remake that kept it's cruel nature
13 March 2009 | by freakinflaxSee all my reviews

As a fan of the original 1972 version, I wasn't expecting a lot, but at the same time, with Wes being brought in as a producer, I felt it had to live up to some expectations.

What I got was a fun yet torturous movie that had the audience with it the whole time. They were gasping, hollering, sighing, saddened, and later clapping, laughing and woo'ing. It really takes you for a ride from the first moment and only lets up briefly, only to take you back down again.

While the original scores higher for "shock factor," this one still has plenty of gore and story. I'm not going to give anything away because I'm sure most of you know the story by the trailers, but overall this is an intense film that you won't forget anytime soon. If you know what happens, you'll be happy when the second half of the film picks up. If you have no idea, try to enjoy the ride as I'm sure you'll leave satisfied.

A few people in my theater left before it ended, so if you feel sick or faintful, just keep repeating to yourself: it's only a movie, it's only a movie, it's only a movie...


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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,118,685, 15 March 2009

Gross USA:

$32,752,215

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$45,995,223
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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