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Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet (2009)

R | | Horror | 10 October 2009 (USA)
A group of teenagers celebrating the anniversary of the death of a local axe murderer suddenly find themselves face to face with the realities of this haunting urban legend.


Frank Sabatella


Elke Blasi (screenplay), Frank Sabatella





Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Moseley ... Graveyard Gus
Danielle Harris ... Alissa
Nate Dushku ... Alex
Samantha Siong ... Mary Hatchet (as Samantha Facchi)
Anthony Marks ... Chris
Billy Magnussen ... Eric
Alissa Dean ... Nicole
Maryam Basir ... Jen
Samantha Hahn ... Lanie
Michael Wartella ... Gibbz
Patricia Raven ... Young Mary Hatchet
Connor Fox ... Katz
Russell Dennis Lewis ... Tim (as Russell Lewis)
Rich Ceraulo Ko ... Corey (as Rich Ceraulo)
Garett Pereda Garett Pereda ... Huey (as Garett Stevens)


A group of teenagers celebrating Blood Night, the anniversary of the death of a local axe murderer, Mary Hatchet, suddenly find themselves face to face with the realities of her haunting. As they run from the bloody rampage left behind they'll need to survive the night to expose the truth behind the legend of Bloody Mary. Written by Elizabeth Obermeier, Marketing Manager

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Will you make it through the night?



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong bloody horror violence, sexual content, nudity, language and teen partying | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


The tale of Blood Night was based off the popular Long Island, NY urban legend of Mary Hatchet. Writer/director Frank Sabatella is from Long Island NY. See more »


In the montage after the sanitarium murders, the first newspaper says that Mary murdered her family on August 4, 1892. The rest are August 4, 1985. See more »


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better then your average slasher!
10 May 2010 | by Michael_TakesSee all my reviews

For a quick comparison think Halloween 4 for atmosphere. For the uninitiated Halloween 4 kicked ass and raked in huge $$$$ at the time. Add this with a bit of American Pie and Scream.

The acting is above average for a low budget horror. The dialogue reminds me of how we used to speak especially to each other at 17 which was the point but something that movies rarely succeed in. A negative is the fact that the actors are well over 25. But they did a good job. Loved Danielle Harris and Bill Moseley.

The movie is really gory but in our gen with Hostel etc this is nothing new. The director does try to use his own technique and style with the death scenes and this does work well, at least as something different in what is becoming a tired sub-genre.

For horror fans this is a good movie. It has lots of blood and violence and a good storyline even if there is nothing original about the movie. For those who are squeamish and not a fan of horror you should avoid this movie (especially the death scene at 1hr 5 min!).

I give it a 7/10.

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Release Date:

10 October 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet See more »


Box Office


$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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