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Vile (2011)

R | | Horror | 24 July 2012 (USA)
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A group of friends stop to pick up a hitchhiking woman only to end up getting drugged by her with a gas. They awaken to find that vials have been implanted in the base of their skulls - ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Jay Beck ... Nick (as Eric E. Beck)
April Matson ... Tayler
Akeem Smith ... Tony
Greg Cipes ... Sam
Maya Hazen ... Tara
Elisha Skorman ... Kai
Heidi Mueller ... Lisa
Rob Kirkland ... Greg
McKenzie Westmore ... Diane
Ian Bohen ... Julian
Stefanie Kym ... Kelly (as Stefanie Barboza)
Maria Olsen ... Woman on TV
Maynard James Keenan ... Special Agent Ford
Mark Hengst ... Chuck
Kieron Elliott Kieron Elliott ... Thomas
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A group of friends stop to pick up a hitchhiking woman only to end up getting drugged by her with a gas. They awaken to find that vials have been implanted in the base of their skulls - which are of course instantly fatal if they are removed, a grinning professional looking woman informs them on TV screens that they have 22hrs to fill these vials with a specific amount of brain fluid, a fluid that is produced during times of extreme pain. Along with another group of unlucky test subjects and with time ticking away they decide to work together and share the burden of reaching their painful target. Written by emma10001

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Give till it hurts.

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Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brutal violence, torture and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pain See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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1.78 : 1
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The chemicals being collected, Adrenaline, Dopamine, and Oxytocin, are released when the body is in extreme pain. But like Sam suggested, they're also released during sex. So instead of torturing themselves, the members of the group could've just had sex with each other to fill up the vials. See more »

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Running Home
Written by Phillip Roebuck
Performed by Phillip Roebuck
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Not so much torture porn!
25 January 2014 | by gothic-fictionSee all my reviews

God have I seen a lot of such movies! Good, bad, worse and so on! Down to a grade that barely deserves mentioning, so yeah, I had my share of torture porn movies!

So would I recommend "Vile"? Sure! Motives? Well: acting was overall satisfying, the torture methods were far more natural and humane in this one, as people would rather do, not those sick things you get to see in movies that have no idea how to impress without relying on gore/nudity/stupidity, the plot works OK, the ending is very likable and some other reasons you'll find while watching.

Indeed, I was skeptic at first, really doubtful actually, but as time passed, I found myself quite involved in "Vile", as I wanted to see more, to see where its heading and what the finale brings. And overall my friends, I was entertained!

Therefore, "Vile", not your standard torture porn movie, not your usual portmanteau film, but something more natural, more close to the human nature! So, check it out, I think it will work for you as well as it did for me.


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