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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 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Joseph Kahn has said the most expensive sequence in the movie is the circular tracking shot around various characters in the library, showing the passage of time by portraying different music eras. This is because the music licensing for using these songs cost so much. See more »

Goofs

Ione and Sloan time travel by exchanging minds, with Ione's mind going into Sloan's body in 1992 and Sloan's mind going into Ione's body in 2011. However, Ione (in Sloan's body) somehow still has her mobile phone with her. 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 Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Ooh La La
Performed by Goldfrapp
Written and Produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory
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I'm almost 60
12 September 2014 | by deraldg-105-77021See all my reviews

I'm an old fart that still loved this comedic teen scream. The acting was very good, not Oscar material, but fun and talented. And hey the kids are still young, who's to say there's not one in their future? Shanley Caswell and Spencer Locke were great and cute as buttons.

Josh Hutcherson made a likable leading man.

The movie itself was eclectic, space ships and time travel to ax welding prom queens. A little bit Scream, Animal House, and Back to the Future.

Cinematography was great as was a wonderful soundtrack.

Note: Yes brief nudity, and the other stuff you have to consider if young kids watch. However, the gore was limited and comedic. Your kids, but about 12-14 years old would be my cut-off.


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