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Murder Party (2007)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Horror | January 2007 (USA)
A random invitation to a Halloween party leads a man into the hands of a rogue collective intent on murdering him for the sake of their art, sparking a bloodbath of mishap, mayhem and hilarity.

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Jeremy Saulnier

Writer:

Jeremy Saulnier
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Sharp ... Christopher S. Hawley
Kate Porterfield Kate Porterfield ... Ticketed Lady
Tess Porterfield Lovell Tess Porterfield Lovell ... Ticketed Little Lady
Puff Snooty Puff Snooty ... Sir Lancelot
Damon Lindsay Damon Lindsay ... Subway Rapper
Macon Blair ... Macon
Stacy Rock ... Lexi
Skei Saulnier Skei Saulnier ... Sky
Paul Goldblatt Paul Goldblatt ... Paul
William Lacey William Lacey ... Bill
Sandy Barnett Sandy Barnett ... Alexander
Bill Tangradi ... Zycho
Sampson Saulnier Sampson Saulnier ... Hellhammer
Beryl Guceri Beryl Guceri ... Photo Assistant
Michael Clomegah Michael Clomegah ... Party Doorman
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Storyline

On Halloween Eve in Brooklyn, an average Joe loser named Chris finds an invitation to a costume party. Arriving at the "party", Chris discovers he's fallen prey to the lethal trap set by deranged artists. As the night wears on, rivalries within the group flare up. A body count accrues, and Chris must take advantage of the ensuing chaos if he's to survive the night. Written by Magnolia Home Ent

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

"Everybody Dies!"


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site | Tubi

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Festa Assassina See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

The Lab of Madness See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Will's costume is Baseball Fury from The Warriors (1979), and Lexi's costume is Pris from Blade Runner (1982). See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 5 mins), the boom mic is reflected in the window during the art gallery sequence. See more »

Quotes

Bill: Fuck this whole scene... Everybody dies!
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Crazy Credits

Instead of "The End," the final listing in the credits is "Party's Over." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Winnebago Man (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

So It Goes
Performed by The Hard Ups
Written by T. Lozada, E. Spiro, R. Walsh
Intlcork Records
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Great fun
24 August 2007 | by rrfrankSee all my reviews

Really can't compliment this movie enough considering it's no doubt tight budget constraints. The last scrappy indie movie to come up with a smart concept and execute it this well was Blair Witch. Quite refreshing to see a low budget "genre" picture that's actually well-made and delivers the goods. Filmmakers were smart about locations (Brooklyn industrial areas) and using Halloween night in NYC as a backdrop. Very nicely shot, well-edited, but above all it's the acting that makes this movie stand out. Has both broad and subtle humor and it's a lot of fun. Expect creators behind this production to go on to do other bigger and better things.


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