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V/H/S Viral (2014)

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A Los Angeles police chase sends a fame-obsessed man on a wild ride to save his girlfriend from a cybernetic terror.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Lawrie Patrick Lawrie ... Kev (segment "Vicious Circles")
Emilia Ares ... Iris (segment "Vicious Circles") (as Emilia Zoryan)
Celia K. Milius Celia K. Milius ... Grandma (segment "Vicious Circles")
Steve Berens ... Cop (segment "Vicious Circles")
Garrett Bales ... Spooked Guy (segment "Vicious Cycles")
Ashley Rivers Ashley Rivers ... Railing Guy (segment "Vicious Circles")
Stephanie Silver Stephanie Silver ... Eva (segment "Vicious Circles")
Charles Johnson Charles Johnson ... BMX #1 (segment "Vicious Circles")
Ryan Staats ... BMX #2 (segment "Vicious Circles")
Robert Andrew Sallberg Robert Andrew Sallberg ... BMX #3 (segment "Vicious Circles")
Brad Collin ... BMX #4 (segment "Vicious Circles")
Donald Taylor Knott Donald Taylor Knott ... Bum (segment "Vicious Circles")
Val Vega Val Vega ... Gabriella (segment "Vicious Circles")
Angela Garcia ... Carolina (segment "Vicious Circles")
Vanessa Siqueiros Vanessa Siqueiros ... Little Girl (segment "Vicious Circles")
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Storyline

A Los Angeles police chase sends a fame-obsessed man on a wild ride to save his girlfriend from a cybernetic terror.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Mayhem Goes Viral

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

23 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

V/H/S: Viral See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,221, 21 November 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,567, 28 November 2014
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Rob Zombie was set to direct, but couldn't agree with the studio on how the story should proceed, so he stepped down. See more »

Connections

Follows V/H/S (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony No. 9 - chorale (4th movement)
Courtesy of RFCM Symphony Orchestra
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven (as Beethoven)
Performed by RFCM Symphony Orchestra
[Played during "Vicious Circles" segment]
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V/H/S: Viral sucks balls
29 May 2015 | by lnvictaSee all my reviews

This movie is borderline unwatchable. I tried watching this in two sittings and by the third I fell asleep. It's so bad, it's like they hunted down the worst horror writers and directors in hopes to sabotage a continuing V/H/S franchise and they succeeded. The camera-work is horrendous. It makes the final fight in Alex Cross look like The Raid 2. Awkward edits, annoying static every five seconds, terribly uninteresting plots and terribly written too. It's a shame because there was much potential from the first two V/H/S movies that this could become a good horror anthology franchise because it's such a great premise and found-footage is best in small 20-30 minutes doses but this movie tried to make an actual story with a couple random segments that make no sense.

Gun to my head, if I had to pick the best segment it would have to be the one with the alien penises. That sentence alone should tell you enough about this movie. It was such a dumb segment and it made no sense but actually attempted suspense and some form of story. The main story is dogsh*t. I hate this movie a lot. I remember thinking after V/H/S/2 "man, what a great idea for a horror franchise. I hope they continue these" and then Viral had to come along and take a heaping dump on film and sell it as a V/H/S movie.

If you liked the first two V/H/S movies, don't watch this. Don't ever watch this movie unless you want to feel depressed and p*ssed off in which case by all means V/H/S: Viral is the only thing you should watch. This movie sucks balls. It should have never been made and whoever greenlit this atrocious script should be fired if they haven't been already. I wish I could unwatch this movie. Spare yourselves.


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