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Crawl (2011)

Not Rated | | Crime, Thriller | 20 November 2013 (Australia)
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A seedy bar owner hires a mysterious Croatian to commit murder, but a planned double-crossing backfires when a young waitress is taken hostage. A suspenseful, yet darkly humorous chain of events builds to a bloodcurdling climax.


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Cast overview:
George Shevtsov George Shevtsov ... The Stranger
Bob Newman Bob Newman ... Rusty Sapp
Georgina Haig ... Marilyn Burns
Baz McAlister Baz McAlister ... Locksmith
Lauren Dillon Lauren Dillon ... Holly
Lynda Stoner ... Eileen
William Garvey William Garvey ... Gus Summers
Pennyanne Lace ... Cute Girl Playing Pool (as Penny Anne Hoffmann)
Paul Holmes Paul Holmes ... Slim Walding
Catherine Miller Catherine Miller ... Annie
Andy Barclay Andy Barclay ... Travis
Paul Bryant Paul Bryant ... Sergeant Byrd
John Rees-Osborne John Rees-Osborne ... Constable Rolly


Crawl is a character-driven thriller set in an unknown, rural town. A seedy bar-owner hires a mysterious Croatian to murder an acquaintance over an unpaid debt. The crime is carried out, but a planned double-crossing backfires and an innocent waitress suddenly becomes involved. Now a hostage in her own home, the young woman is driven to desperate measures for survival. A suspenseful, yet darkly humorous chain of events builds to a blood-curdling and unforgettable climax. Written by Anonymous

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Everything was going to plan.


Crime | Thriller


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Release Date:

20 November 2013 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Crawl - Home Killing Home See more »


Box Office


AUD 500,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Crawl Productions See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The character portrayed by Georgina Haig was named after Marilyn Burns, the lead actress from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974). See more »


[first lines]
Rusty Sapp: Oh. What can I do for you? Just petrol, is it?
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Featured in Final de partida: Festival de cine Macabro (2012) See more »


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Published by Native Tongue Music Publishing
Performed by Mexico City
Licensed courtesy of Plus One Records
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Apparently, I should like this
13 January 2015 | by bowmanblueSee all my reviews

If you read the online comments on various internet message boards, you'll see phrases like 'a thinking man's horror film' and 'highly atmospheric.' Then, when people - sadly, like me - who simply describe the film as 'boring,' we get criticised for 'only liking the lowest form of film' and 'not appreciating it.' It's about a seedy bar-owner who hires a mysterious hit-man to do away with an out-of-favour colleague. However, things go wrong and the hit-man ends up stalking a hapless (and overly-perfect, in my opinion) barmaid who works at the bar.

I'm afraid, for all the high-brow talk about Crawl, I just found it dull. There are long periods where there's no talking. And, in an attempt to 'create tension,' the same three chords are played endlessly on a cello. These scenes repeat at various intervals all the way through the film and you're just as well fast forwarding them and watching the speeded-up version (as you'll see what's happening at a fraction of the screen-time).

I don't just watch Michael Bay films and movies filled with endless car chases. I do watch other movies where I also have to (occasionally) use my head to figure things out. However, I just couldn't help but get bored with this.

Obviously, judging by the amount of positive praise there is out there for this film, then it has found an audience out there somewhere - I'm just one of those philistines who didn't appreciate it. Sorry! On the plus side, it's short!

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