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The ABCs of Death (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror | 26 April 2013 (UK)
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A 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty.

Writers:

Ant Timpson (based on a nightmare by), Nacho Vigalondo | 18 more credits »
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eva Llorach ... Woman (segment "A is for Apocalypse")
Miquel Insua Miquel Insua ... Man (segment "A is for Apocalypse")
Alejandra Urdiaín Alejandra Urdiaín ... Dulce (segment "B is for Bigfoot") (as Alejandra Urdiain)
Harold Torres ... Erik (segment "B is for Bigfoot")
Greta Martinez Greta Martinez ... Xochitl (segment "B is for Bigfoot") (as Greta Martínez)
Pablo Guisa Koestinger ... Yeti (segment "B is for Bigfoot")
Matías Oviedo ... Bruno (segment "C is for Cycle")
Juanita Ringeling ... Alicia (segment "C is for Cycle")
Steve Berens ... The Fighter (segment "D is for Dogfight")
Riley the Dog ... The Dog (segment "D is for Dogfight")
Chris Hampton Chris Hampton ... The Figther's Trainer (segment "D is for Dogfight")
George Marquez George Marquez ... The Dog's Trainer (segment "D is for Dogfight")
Erik Aude ... Beat Down Dude (segment "D is for Dogfight")
Lisa Lynch ... Card Girl (segment "D is for Dogfight")
Imogen Mcaulay Imogen Mcaulay ... The Baby (segment "D is for Dogfight")
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The ABC's OF DEATH is an ambitious anthology film featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children's educational ABC books, the motion picture is comprised of 26 individual chapters, each helmed by a different director assigned a letter of the alphabet. The directors were then given free reign in choosing a word to create a story involving death. Provocative, shocking, funny and ultimately confrontational; THE ABC's OF DEATH is the definitive snapshot of the diversity of modern horror. Drafthouse Films, Magnet Pictures and Timpson Films are proud to present this alphabetical arsenal of destruction orchestrated by what Fangoria calls "a stunning roll call of some of the most exciting names in horror across the world." Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The german release is entitled "22 ways to die" means there are 4 chapters missing from the german release although it got an 18 rating by the filmboard. See more »

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In X segment, passengers of the train vary multiple times. See more »

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Mum: The battle was so long that in 1958 the government had to make a truce. Benito Juarez agreed with the snowman that he could live in a cold-storage container with one condition - he could only go out at night and could only take the children who were not lying down after 8:00.
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Crazy Credits

(Opening card) The following feature film was created by 26 directors from around the world. Each director was given a letter of the alphabet and asked to choose a word. They then created a short tale of death that related to their chosen word. They had complete artistic freedom regarding the content of their segments. See more »

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References Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) See more »

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some stories were VERY GOOD, some were BAD.
1 July 2013 | by craigjpetersSee all my reviews

When you watch "The ABCs of Death", you're really watching 26 f**ked up short stories that either leave you thinking it was good, or a total piece of crap. About half of these stories are good and the other half suck. The good thing about this is that even if while you're watching one and you think it's horrible, it only lasts about 4 minutes, then a whole new tale begins. There's a lot of graphic scenes in this gritty movie that you might not want to watch if you have a lite stomach. However, for all the gore loving horror freaks out there, I would definitely say its worth a see. I'm not sure of I'd ever watch the full thing again, but there are certainly a couple scenes that I would show my friends/family, and re-watch a couple times. Overall I give this movie a 5/10. Better than what I thought I would give it before I turned it on.


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USA | New Zealand

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Release Date:

26 April 2013 (UK) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,110, 10 March 2013

Gross USA:

$21,832

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$23,589
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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