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Bad Kids Go to Hell (2012)

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On a stormy Saturday afternoon, six students from Crestview Academy begin to meet horrible fates as they serve out their detentions. Is a fellow student to blame, or perhaps Crestview's alleged ghosts are behind the terrible acts?

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Matthew Spradlin

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cameron Deane Stewart ... Matt Clark
Ben Browder ... Max
Jeffrey Schmidt ... Dr. Day
Ali Faulkner ... Tricia Wilkes
Eloise DeJoria ... Governor Wilkes
Barry Wernick ... Marquez (as Barry 'Bazz' Wernick)
Roger Edwards ... Craig Cook
Rodney Johnson Rodney Johnson ... Mr. Cook
Augie Duke ... Veronica Harmon
Amanda Alch ... Megan McDurst
Íce Mrozek ... Mr. Ahmed (as Ice Mrozek)
Marc Donato ... Tarek Ahmed
Chanel Ryan ... Ms. Gleason
Judd Nelson ... Headmaster Nash
Collin Cole Collin Cole ... Wheelchair Kid
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Storyline

The Breakfast Club meets The Grudge in this sexy, dark comedy-thriller! Six prep school kids from Crestview Academy, home to the spoiled offspring of society's elite, find themselves stuck in detention on a frightfully dark and stormy Saturday afternoon. During their 8 hour incarceration, each of the six kids falls victim to a horrible "accident" until only one of them remains. As each of these spoiled rich kids bites the dust, the story takes on a series of humorous and frantic twists and turns. Is one of the kids secretly evening the school's social playing field? Or have the ghosts of prestigious Crestview Academy finally come to punish the school's worst (and seemingly untouchable) brats? One thing is for sure...Daddy's money can't save them now. (Based on the best selling indie comic book series/graphic novel of the same name.) Written by Barry "Bazza" Wernick and Matthew Spradlin

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The Feel Bad Movie of the Year! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language, sexual content and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Swagger Academy See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Trivia

Judd Nelson was cast as Headmaster Nash as an acknowledgment of the similarities between this film and The Breakfast Club (1985). Ironically, the character of John Bender from Breakfast Club is a bad boy, and in this film Judd's character disciplines bad boys and speaks of them quite harshly. See more »

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Max: Maintenance and deliveries... that's my job.
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Connections

Followed by Bad Kids of Crestview Academy (2017) See more »

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Nothing amazing but it is pretty entertaining. A basic cookie cutter teen horror but I have seen much worse. I say B.
1 March 2013 | by cosmo_tigerSee all my reviews

"We could find out if this place is cursed if you really wanted to." Six kids at a prep school are in detention when they wonder if the school is really haunted. What starts off as a joke turns deadly as one by the the kids meet violent deaths. At the same time as the deaths more and more truths are revealed. Can they find out who is behind it all before it is too late? To start with the movie is not that bad. It does have a lot of pretty people and some brutal deaths but there is also some really funny moments in it. One of the easiest ways to describe this is the Breakfast Club with a horror twist. The movie is geared toward the Urban Legend or Final Destination fans but for a cookie cutter teenage horror movie this isn't that bad and is entertaining. I did enjoy it but don't think I'd watch it again. Overall, nothing amazing but it is kind of fun to watch and if you are looking for a movie to just put in and watch you could do worse. I give it a B.


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