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The Task (2011)

R | | Horror | 14 July 2011 (Russia)
A group of reality show contestants must survive the night in a haunted jail.

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Alex Orwell

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Kenny Yakkel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alexandra Staden ... Connie
Victor McGuire ... Big Daddy
Sean McConaghy ... Snow
Adam Rayner ... Taylor
Antonia Campbell-Hughes ... Angel
Ashley Mulheron ... Shoe
Amara Karan ... Toni
Tom Payne ... Stanton
Marc Pickering ... Randall
Texas Battle ... Dixon
Sam Stockman ... Scelzi
Mike Johnson Mike Johnson ... FX Grunt Jim
Rob Ostlere Rob Ostlere ... Pisser
Atanas Srebrev ... Bob
Jonas Talkington Jonas Talkington ... Clown
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Storyline

Something diabolical is taking place on the set of "The Task" a new reality show in which players complete terrifying missions within the confines of an abandoned prison hoping to win a hefty cash prize. As six young students explore their new environment, malicious spirits make their presence known in the most gruesome ways imaginable, Unable to escape the labyrinthine prison, the contestants become unwitting pawns caught at the centre of a blood-soaked night of terror. Written by Svetlio Svilenov

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The Audience Isn't The Only One Watching.

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 2011 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Aimatovammeni nyhta See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

After Dark Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film was mentioned by Simon Lane on YoGPoD 46: Halloween Spack-tacular. See more »

Goofs

When Connie goes to get Toni from the gas chamber to tell her she found out that she was being tricked. After Connie checks to see if Toni is breathing and realizes that she is dead, you can see that Toni is actually breathing heavily and rapidly. See more »

Quotes

Toni: I have the IQ of Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Put together.
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Connections

References The Prestige (2006) See more »

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Don't be sucked in!
12 August 2011 | by bstewart80See all my reviews

LOVED THE IDEA! Yes I know its been done before, but as a horror fan I live in hope a movie will deliver the jumps and scares like they used to when I was growing up in the 80's! This movie is without a doubt the worst 'attempted' horror I have seen in a long time. The acting is wooden, and thats being polite, the 'jump' factor is nil, and the general gore and story line? NON EXISTENT. Horror fans will love the idea of it, but believe me u will be disappointed. I am amazed that someone made this, looked back on it and though "Wow what a great horror film." Like many horror fans it takes a lot nowadays to scare people, this film wouldn't scare my 7 year old nephew.


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