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Detention (2011)

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As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention.

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Joseph Kahn
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alison Woods ... Taylor Fisher
Logan Stalarow Logan Stalarow ... Taylor's Little Brother
Julie Dolan ... Taylor's Mom
Shanley Caswell ... Riley Jones
Daniel Negreanu ... Male News Reporter
Will Wallace ... Riley's Dad / Doug Jones
Josh Breeding ... Hipster Thief
Marco Garcia Marco Garcia ... Janitor
Josh Hutcherson ... Clapton Davis
Mickey River ... Punk
Jesse Heiman ... Nerd
Joseph Keane Joseph Keane ... Metro (as Joe Keane)
Percy Daggs III ... Jock Kid (as Percy Daggs)
Parker Bagley ... Billy Nolan
Marque Richardson ... Toby T. (as Marque Richardson II)
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Storyline

This comedy/horror movie centers about a group of teens who go to Grizzly Lake High School. When one of their classmates is killed by someone dressed up as 'Cinderhella' (a character from a popular horror movie), they all fall under suspicion, but when they all get detention, they try to work out who it is. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence, crude and sexual content, nudity, language, some teen drinking and drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 April 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Detention Films (II) See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Clapton's fear of a Biff-type bully and the use of a time machine are a reference to Back to the Future. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Taylor Fisher: I'm Taylor Fisher and I'm a bitch - beauty, intelligence, talent, charisma, hoobastank.
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Crazy Credits

Just past six minutes into the film, cast and crew names appear on, and replace the names of, various brand products, while also appearing in or on various items such as broken plaster, money, toilet paper, an iPod, a door placard, a school jacket, a fire alarm, etc. See more »

Connections

References The Breakfast Club (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Candy
Written by Frankie Rose
Performed by Frankie Rose
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User Reviews

 
Fun, fast-paced and just good fun !
30 July 2012 | by xanderothenSee all my reviews

Saw this film not really expecting too much but boy was I in for a good time. Its fun, fast paced and never takes its self too seriously. I found the cast to be engaging and enjoyable to watch, with possibly the exception of Dane Cook but that guy just irks me anyway.The effects may have lacked a certain ''Hollywood'' polish but did the trick just fine and in my opinion complimented the feel of the movie well. There are lots of riffs and references to other movies/actors, trying to spot them all just adds to the overall entertainment value. Certainly requires more than one viewing to take it all in.

There are a lot worse ways to kill an hour and a half.

See it for yourself.


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