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Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

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A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Shilo Wallace (as Alexa Vega)
... Rotti Largo
... Nathan / Repo Man (as Anthony Stewart Head)
... Blind Mag
... Amber Sweet
... Luigi Largo
Kevin 'ohGr' Ogilvie ... Pavi Largo (as Ogre)
... Graverobber
... Marni
Jessica Horn ... Jessica Adams
Branko Lebar ... Rotti's Chauffeur
... Sherrie Alviso
Anna Kostan ... Young Mormon Woman
Brad Austin ... Young Mormon Man
... Big Man
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Storyline

In the year 2056 - the not so distant future - an epidemic of organ failures devastates the planet. Out of the tragedy, a savior emerges: GeneCo, a biotech company that offers organ transplants, for a price. Those who miss their payments are scheduled for repossession and hunted by villainous Repo Men. In a world where surgery addicts are hooked on painkilling drugs and murder is sanctioned by law, a sheltered young girl searches for the cure to her own rare disease as well as information about her family's mysterious history. After being sucked into the haunting world of GeneCo, she is unable to turn back, as all of her questions will be answered at the wildly anticipated spectacular event: The Genetic Opera. Written by Lionsgate

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Horror | Musical | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, language, some drug and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 November 2008 (Czech Republic)  »

Also Known As:

Foniki synallagi  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,029, 14 November 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$140,244, 7 December 2008
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The songs "Epitaph" and "Bloodbath" were filmed 3 months after production wrapped. See more »

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At the end when Rotti shoots Nathan, you see the flash from the gun after the lights dim but then see the same flash again after the camera angle changes. See more »

Quotes

Shilo Wallace: [Graverobber whistles Blind Mag's song] Hey! That's Blind Mag's song.
Amber Sweet: Who did that?
[Graverobber points to Shilo]
Amber Sweet: [to Shilo] So you think you got heart? So you think you got balls? So you think Mag can sing?
Shilo Wallace: I don't think nothin' at all!
Amber Sweet: So you think Mag has pipes? Well it's my time to shine! When the Repo-Man strikes!
Shilo Wallace: What are you talking about?
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Featured in Music Movies: Repo: The Genetic Opera (2011) See more »

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Genterns
Written by Darren Smith and Terrance Zdunich
Performed by Kevin 'ohGr' Ogilvie
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Repo! is a great rock horror opera that I recommend to all!
24 September 2008 | by See all my reviews

I went to the Austin Fantastic Fest previewing of this film and thoroughly enjoyed it. There were unexpected twists, as well as great character dynamics that made it interesting, fun to watch, and the story line (with the help of great graphics and comics) was easy to follow. The music is catchy and incorporates several ideas that are often taken for granted in popular music. Many styles of music mixed together engaged the listener and the lyrics were full of life and zest. The casting was very well done (where else could you find Paris Hilton and Sarah Brightman in the same cast?) and allowed each character to have their outstanding quality that made them memorable. This movie easily could become a cult classic, as it's right up there with "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"! Go see it, it's totally worth the time. More than worth it, actually.


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