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Silent Night, Bloody Night: The Homecoming (2013)

Not Rated | | Horror | 10 June 2013 (UK)
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The abandoned home of Wilfred Butler, a wealthy but troubled man who committed suicide, has been willed to his grandson, Jeffrey. But an Axe wielding maniac has set up residence in the house - and he doesn't take kindly to strangers.

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James Plumb
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Credited cast:
Adrienne King ... The Stranger (voice)
Lee Bane Lee Bane ... Dr. Gershuny (voice)
Sule Rimi ... Ben
Rorie Stockton ... Smiler
Richard Goss ... Doctor Peter Chandler
Melanie Stevens ... Diane Adams (as Mel Stevens)
Rosemary Smith Rosemary Smith ... Tess Howard
Philip Harvey ... Wilfred Butler
Victor Ptak Victor Ptak ... Mayor Adams
Simon Riordan Simon Riordan ... The Figure / Patterson
Sabrina Dickens Sabrina Dickens ... Marianne Butler
Gary Knowles Gary Knowles ... Officer Mason
Kathy Saxondale ... Marie Butler (archive footage)
Matthew Batte Matthew Batte ... Carter
Rose Granger Rose Granger ... Rachel (voice)
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The abandoned home of Wilfred Butler, a wealthy but troubled man who committed suicide in 1987, has been willed to his grandson, Jeffrey. The house has sat in disarray since Wilfred's death, standing in the way of developers who want to turn the property into residential homes. Just before Christmas 2012, many years after Wilfred's death, Jeffrey and his lawyer appear in town to negotiate the sale of the property. But an Axe wielding maniac has set up residence in the house, and he doesn't take kindly to strangers. Written by North Bank Entertainment

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Terror is coming home for Christmas

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Horror

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The amount of time the filmmakers had for pre-production, principal photography and post-production was a total of just five months, while filming itself took only ten days. See more »

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Remake of Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972) See more »

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Terrible
24 October 2013 | by thehorrorwithinSee all my reviews

I really can't even muster up the energy to write a full in depth review for this title. It was only on the off chance that I picked up this film, I looked at the awesome cover and read the synopsis and believe this had the potential to be a really good film.

I was wrong, as the saying goes; you can never judge a book by it's cover. The acting was poor, the storyline was terrible and the camera work was below that in which you would find in a soap opera.

It was obvious the budget was low but I feel more money went into the cover than that of the film. There was heaps of potential but it was never realised. Sadly and it pains me to say this, but this is one of the worst films I've ever seen. I've sat through, Freddy Got Fingered and Gigli and still they seemed so much better than this film.

British horror is dead and only seemed any good with the help of Shaun Of The Dead. Please bear in mind, this is only my opinion. One star might be harsh but two would be too kind.


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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Stille Nacht - Blutige Nacht See more »

Filming Locations:

Bridgend, Wales, UK See more »

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Budget:

$20,000 (estimated)
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Stereo (RCA Sound Recording)

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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