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Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)

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Affable hillbillies Tucker and Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are mistaken for murderers by a group of preppy college students.

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Eli Craig
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tyler Labine ... Dale
Alan Tudyk ... Tucker
Katrina Bowden ... Allison
Jesse Moss ... Chad
Philip Granger ... Sheriff
Brandon Jay McLaren ... Jason (as Brandon McLaren)
Christie Laing ... Naomi
Chelan Simmons ... Chloe
Travis Nelson ... Chuck
Alex Arsenault Alex Arsenault ... Todd (as Alexander Arsenault)
Adam Beauchesne ... Mitch
Joseph Allan Sutherland Joseph Allan Sutherland ... Mike (as Joseph Sutherland)
Mitchell Verigin ... College Kid #1
Angela DeCorte Angela DeCorte ... College Kid #2
Karen Reigh Karen Reigh ... Cheryl
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Storyline

Two lovable hillbillies are headed to their "fixer-upper" vacation cabin to drink some beer, do some fishin', and have a good time. But when they run into a group of preppy college kids who assume from their looks that they must be in-bred, chainsaw-wielding killers, Tucker & Dale's vacation takes a bloody and hilarious turn for the worse. Written by Tucker

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When up against pure evil...just give'er. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody horror violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The film was shelved for over 3 years before it was finally released. See more »

Goofs

When the one college kid jumps into the wood chipper and gets killed there is blood everywhere, all over the back of his pants down to his ankles and on his shoes. Then later on when Tucker and Dale are taking what's left of the body out of the wood chipper there is no blood on the shoes or on the bottom of the pants. See more »

Quotes

Allison: Wait, wait! Everyone just stop for a second and let's talk this out, okay? Nobody wants to hurt anyone.
Tucker: [as he favors the hand with the fingers that Chad cut off] You could've fooled me!
Chad: Fuck off, hillbilly!
Tucker: Eat shit, body perm!
Allison: Wait! Wait! How 'bout I make some tea and we all sit and talk this out.
Tucker: S-s-sounds like a good idea. I'll provide the finger sandwiches!
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Movie Review: Halloween Horror Show 2010 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Soon
Written by John Craig
Used by permission of Rock Monster Publishing (ASCAP)
Performed by John Craig
Courtesy of Loophole Records
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Masterpiece of Horror Comedy
16 January 2012 | by Billy_CrashSee all my reviews

Eli Craig did a masterful job in presenting the best horror comedy since "Suck."

Playing on the tried and true "Flinstones Plot" of miscommunication that may drive some viewers crazy, Craig brings the gore and the humor with great special effects and wonderful acting. Best of all, of course, the story is solid with an interesting and poignant antagonist development that is extremely impressive.

Better still, the laughs aren't cheap and silly.

And if you live in the southern United States and hate how "southern folk", "backwoods families" and "hillbillies" are exploited for horror purposes, you'll love this tremendous twist on such a overused and ill-conceived cliché.

This is one of the greatest horror comedies ever presented on film.


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Language:

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Release Date:

9 December 2010 (Kazakhstan) See more »

Also Known As:

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,843, 2 October 2011

Gross USA:

$223,838

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,224,938
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2.35 : 1
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