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13 Sins (2014)

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A cryptic phone call sets off a dangerous game of risks for Elliot, a down-on-his luck salesman. The game promises increasing rewards for completing 13 tasks, each more sinister than the last.

Director:

Daniel Stamm

Writers:

David Birke (screenplay by), Daniel Stamm (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Webber ... Elliot Brindle
Devon Graye ... Michael Brindle
Tom Bower ... Father
Rutina Wesley ... Shelby
Ron Perlman ... Det. Chilcoat
Pruitt Taylor Vince ... Vogler
Clyde Jones Clyde Jones ... Gerry
Deneen Tyler ... Joyce
Tom Lawson Jr. ... Prof. Edgar Solomon (as Tom S. Lawson Jr.)
Sharon Smith Sharon Smith ... Hostess
Greg Pearson Greg Pearson ... Security Guard
Ritchie Montgomery ... Apartment Manager
Brylee Kate Woodard Brylee Kate Woodard ... Little Girl
Sabrina Gennarino ... Mother
Hugh Ettinger Hugh Ettinger ... Priest
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Storyline

Elliot Brindle is a bright, meek salesman, drowning in debt - and desperate as he's about to marry the love of his life. Upon receiving a phone call informing him that he's on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks to receive a sum total cash prize of $6.2M, Elliot dismissively follows through with his first two instructions: swat the fly that is currently bothering him, then eat the fly. With thousands of dollars suddenly appearing in his bank account, Elliot remains skeptical, though comforted by the knowledge that he can stop playing at anytime if only to lose every penny that he's won. Trapped into the horrors manipulated by unseen spectators, Elliot's need to complete the game escalates as the tasks grow more extreme, to a devastating point of no return. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

You don't play the game. It plays you.

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, bloody images and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 2014 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

13: Game of Death See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,134, 20 April 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$9,134, 20 April 2014
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film is a remake of the 2006 film "13 Beloved". See more »

Goofs

While Elliot is at the Diner with the dead body, the dead body's head is first down. Then, while Elliot is freaking out, at the same time the dead body's head is up again. See more »

Quotes

Prof. Edgar Solomon: A bear taking a dump asked a rabbit, "Does shit stick to your fur as a habit?" "Of course not," said the hare, "It's really quite rare," so the bear wiped his ass with the rabbit. There once was a lady named Dot who lived off of pig shit and snot. When she ran out of these, she ate the green cheese... that she grew on the sides... of her twat.
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References Bridezillas (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

LIGHTS OUT
Written by Chiquita Foster, Bradley K. Young, Dow Brain (as Dow S. Brain)
Performed by Pfeva
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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There is hope for "Horror" after all!
21 March 2014 | by gothic-fictionSee all my reviews

I will start this by saying: YOU need to watch it!

2013 was quite the year for horror and 2014 looks promising also. 13 sins is one of the most intriguing movies I've seen in quite a while, something of a "Identity" that will keep you there, craving for more even getting your mind twisted a little. It was perfect, from start to finish, and I can't believe I didn't hear more about it. Sadly, a lot of good horrors lately remain completely unknown even after they are release and it is quite the shame, but fanatics will always find a way of digging them up.

The cast was good, Mark Webber did an excellent job, Ron Perlman is always good on screen and Pruitt Taylor Vince always offers a dark touch to his films. The plot was not the most original, but not one of those over used subjects either, the execution is the key here. Pretty much everything was done the way it supposed to and all horror fans will have a big smile at the end of it. 13 sins is indeed a good horror!

I will end this by saying: YOU need to watch it!


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