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Carver (2008)

R | | Horror | Video 4 March 2008
Based on a true story, Carver depicts the real life events of five 20-something's that went camping in the mountain town of Halcyon Ridge and never returned.
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Gina (as Natasha Malinsky)
Erik Fones ...
Bobby Shaw Carver
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Pete
Neil Kubath ...
Bryan
David G. Holland ...
Billy Hall Carver
Jonathan Rockett ...
Zack
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Rachel
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Quixley
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Kate
Savannah Costello ...
Dead Naked Girl
Leslie Anne Valenza ...
The Dark Side of Love
Kilby O'Rourke ...
The Dark Side of Love (as Kilby O'Rourke)
Paul Goldblatt ...
The Dark Side of Love
Alexander Demah ...
The Dark Side of Love (as Alex Demah)
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Horny Camper Guy (as Stephen Rodgers)
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Based on a true story, Carver depicts the real life events of five 20-something's that went camping in the mountain town of Halcyon Ridge and never returned.

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Life imitating art...Art imitating death See more »

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Rated R for strong bloody violence and torture, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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4 March 2008 (USA)  »

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Talhante  »

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A great deal of ultra-violence and gore was removed from the for-cable edition, which received an R rating when it aired on Showtime. See more »

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In the final scenes, the record with the country song, having reached the run-out grooves, changes labels between different shots. See more »

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Proudly made by hardworking children in factories See more »

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References Zoobilee Zoo (1986) See more »

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Written by Paul E. Jessen
Performed by Paul E. Jessen and Zak Miller
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Franklin Guerrero Jr Returns with his best Film yet!
23 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

After watching the 8th plague, and being slightly disappointed I knew he was capable of more, fairly unique ending compared to other STV horrors, and a slightly fragmented but good story.

Carver however was a masterpiece in STV Horror. This film brings some of the most savage, gut wrenching brutality I've seen in a film. The brutality is up there with Audition, and it shames both Hostel films.

The tension is thick almost straight away, the industrial, metal grinding music is enough to make some people cringe alone, in it's entirety it's creative, strong disturbing and nasty.

after watching this, and comparing it's standards to the 8th plague I can safely say he's getting better with every movie he makes. Keep an eye on this Director.


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