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Hell Fest (2018)

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A masked serial killer turns a horror-themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show.

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Gregory Plotkin

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Seth M. Sherwood (screenplay by), Blair Butler (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cynthea Mercado Cynthea Mercado ... Jodi (as Cynthia Mercado)
Stephen Conroy ... The Other
Amy Forsyth ... Natalie
Bex Taylor-Klaus ... Taylor
Reign Edwards ... Brooke
Christian James ... Quinn
Matt Mercurio ... Asher
Roby Attal ... Gavin
George Howard Adams ... Gate Guard (as George Adams)
Courtney Dietz ... Britney
Markus Silbiger ... Bored Carny Kid
Michael Tourek ... Security Guard
Tony Todd ... The Barker
Aaron Gillespie ... Stagehand
Cecil Elmore Jr. ... Cop (as Cecil Elmore)
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Storyline

Hell Fest is introduced as a horror theme park which travels across the country during the Halloween season. A young girl from Cincinnati is shown to be separated from her group during one of the mazes. There she is confronted by a masked figure known as "The Other" (Stephen Conroy). She recognizes The Other as a man who had been following her and her group of friends the entire night. The Other attacks the girl, stabbing her in the gut before hanging her. The young girl's corpse appears to blend in with the other prop bodies as The Other leaves the scene. Natalie (Amy Forsyth) is shown to be arriving at her former apartment where her best friend, Brooke (Reign Edwards), still resides. She greets her old friend but is disappointed to learn that a former classmate, Taylor (Bex Taylor-Klaus), whom Natalie does not get along with is living with her. Though Natalie's visit was planned, Brooke is shown to have been uncertain that Natalie would actually arrive as she had been distant of ...

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Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence, and language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hell Fest See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,130,963, 30 September 2018

Gross USA:

$11,107,431

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,159,691
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Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Amy Forsyth and Bex Taylor-Klaus both auditioned for the role of Audrey Jensen in MTV's "Scream the TV Series". Amy was set to star, but ultimately the role was played by Bex. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, a television reporter says four people have died in the incident at Hell Fest. In reality, at least one other person is seen being murdered. See more »

Quotes

Natalie: That same guy has been following us the entire night!
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Connections

Featured in Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Hell Fest (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Bomb Thrown
Written by George Andrinopoulos, Daniel Dumile (as Daniel T. Dumile), Inspectah Deck (as Jason S. Hunter) & Esoteric (as Seamus P. Ryan)
Performed by Czarface & Daniel Dumile (as MF Doom)
Courtesy of Silver Age Records/Traffic Ent. Group
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IT'S A SLASHER FLICK, WHAT WERE YOU EXPECTING??!
3 October 2018 | by gerimeaseSee all my reviews

This movie was entertaining enough for what it is... a slasher flick. I'm not sure slasher type movies would ever earn 10 stars because there's usually not much acting, just a lot of screaming and running. LOL.

HellFest was a good flick to see in the theater. The misleads were fun, the graphics and style reminded me of 80's horror. You don't expect to see an Academy Award winning movie, you expect to have fun. And this was a fun ride.

I would recommend seeing this movie if you like campy, fun, slasher-horror movies. Not sure why it would only get 1-2 stars,...you saw the trailer and knew what to expect for the most part.


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