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The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon (2008)

The epic story of one man's encounter with what could be the most relentless murderer of all time.


Richard Gale


Richard Gale
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Credited cast:
Paul Clemens ... Jack Cucchiaio
Brian Rohan ... The Ginosaji
Melissa Paladino ... The Girlfriend
Michael James Kacey ... The Doctor (as Mike Kacey)
Fay Kato Fay Kato ... The Mystic
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Gale ... Narrator (voice)


Unlike most murders that usually last for seconds or even hours, for the first time in the fabulous history of cinema, this premeditated, peculiarly cold-blooded and utterly merciless one, lasts for years. To be more specific, at first, it started as an unobtrusive annoyance, but shortly afterwards, it became a genuinely dreadful and sticky threat, forcing the hapless Forensic Pathologist Jack Cucchiaio to run for his life. The menace: A feral omnipresent entity that never sleeps, never forgets, and above all, never forgives. The weapon of choice: An exceptionally ineffective old-fashioned spoon. Chances of survival: None. Written by Nick Riganas

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parody | spoof | spoon | murderer | chase | See All (20) »


It will kill you. Even if it takes the rest of your life. See more »


Short | Comedy | Horror

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Release Date:

18 September 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A szörnyen lassú gyilkos a rendkívül eredménytelen fegyverrel See more »

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Winner of the Audience Award for Best Short Film at the 2008 Dead Channels - the San Francisco Festival of Fantastic Film (www.deadchannels.com) See more »


At 05:41. the Ginosaji breaks Jack's tooth with his spoon. At 05:53 the camera zooms in on Jack's open mouth, and all his teeth are visible including his lost tooth. See more »


[first lines]
Narrator: Some murders takes seconds. Others take minutes. Some murders take hours. Now, this murder... takes years.
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Followed by Spoon Wars (2011) See more »

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Extremely "Inefficient" Weapon
19 July 2009 | by SIRavecavecSee all my reviews

This movie its great, and even if the time of it its limited to 10 minutes, you can really enjoy it, and the story its based on hard work to obtain what you will see in those 10 minutes, a must see movie! If you think that in 10 minutes not many can be done in a movie, You are wrong, in this movie in 10 minutes you will see all steps which a normal have in 90 120 minutes! The work done i can say, it is a great work, and even if it seems to be 10 minutes, you feel that in 10 minutes you see a whole 90 minutes movie, because the action its very good proportionate'd! Good job they did! I may expect a new movie from same producer and for sure it will not disappoint me, or you!

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