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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.

Director:

Frank Sabatella

Writers:

Elke Blasi (screenplay), Frank Sabatella
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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)
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Storyline

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?

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Horror

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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Trivia

Directorial debut of Director Frank Sabatella. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Connections

Features The Water People (1973) See more »

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You're Gonna Ruin That Girl
Performed by Kreeps
Written by Dom Kreep
Courtesy of EXL-Tone Records
Copy control PRS/BMI
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Mary Hatchet? Shouldn't it be Mary Pick Axe?
21 January 2011 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Teenager slasher movie just got slashed...

This movie had potential to be more than it turned out to be, especially with the background story that was there all lined up, but the ghost part of the movie sort of became background stuff when you learned who the killer was. And that was where the movie snapped in half.

The story, briefly summarized, is about Mary Mattock (aka Mary Hatchet) who killed her parents, then institutionalized, raped and murdered a bunch of orderlies before she was killed herself. And now she is out seeking revenge on every night of her death, on Blood Night. Alright, enough said about the storyline, because it is a fairly average run-of-the-mill slasher movie actually.

Not even Bill Moseley could keep this movie afloat, though it is always nice to see him in the roles he plays. However, the role in "Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet" was a bit tame and stereotypical. And he wasn't at his best here. The movie had some other fairly decent actors/actresses in it, but of course, no award-winning material here.

There were some fairly good moments of thrills and suspense throughout the movie, and the special effects were adequate enough to make it worthwhile. But for gorehounds, the effects would be a bit tame. But for those with less need for blood and gore, I think you are served just enough mayhem throughout the movie.

Given the average storyline of the movie, you pretty much know who will be killed, just a question of how. As for a girl nicknamed "Hatchet", she wasn't really living up to that title, because most killings were done with a pick axe.

In overall, the movie is an adequate experience, but nothing new to be seen here that haven't been seen in other slasher movies already. The ending of the movie, well, I thought it was alright actually. "Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet" is the type of movie that you watch once, then never pick it up again.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 2009 (USA) See more »

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Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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