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How to Be a Serial Killer (2008)

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A serial killer decides to teach the secrets of his satisfying career to a video store clerk.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mike Wilson
... Bart
... Abigail
... Dr. Goldberg
... Mother Wilson
... Officer Chavez
... Narrator (voice)
... Thug #1 (as Ryan K. Smith)
... Officer Garcia
... Young Girl
... Young Man
... Juan
... Rob
... Johhny the Dick
... Zach
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A serial killer decides to teach the secrets of his satisfying career to a video store clerk.

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Comedy | Crime | Horror

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Rated R for violence, grisly images and language | See all certifications »

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15 November 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$899, 26 July 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$899, 26 July 2009
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1.78 : 1
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Mike and Bart are sitting in the car preparing for their next action. Mike wants to put a camera on his head and he flaps down the sun visor to see himself in the mirror. But he gets distracted by telling Bart some trivia about the camera. After that there is a cut in cinematography and he flaps the sun visor down again. See more »

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well made but just misses its mark
13 October 2009 | by See all my reviews

I can't say I wanted to like this as we're too full of dark humor glorify brutality themed movies, and even if this was tongue in cheek and self aware black humor, it just wasn't reverential enough to make it shine. The end result was kinda nothing. which is weird cos the lead 2 guys were good, they played well, but it just was missing the it factor, maybe it was script or direction, but no, this wasn't worth the time to watch it. maybe we've had too many of these clever dark and uncomfortable movies and unless you're pushing the boundaries and shocking then there's not much point in your entry. this wasn't boundary pushing or shocking hence it failed.


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