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Happy Death Day (2017)

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A college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again, in a loop that will end only when she discovers her killer's identity.

Director:

Christopher Landon

Writer:

Scott Lobdell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Rothe ... Tree Gelbman
Israel Broussard ... Carter Davis
Ruby Modine ... Lori Spengler
Charles Aitken ... Gregory Butler
Laura Clifton ... Stephanie Butler
Jason Bayle ... David Gelbman
Rob Mello ... John Tombs
Rachel Matthews ... Danielle Bouseman
Ramsey Anderson ... Keith Lumbly
Brady Lewis Brady Lewis ... Frat Brother
Phi Vu ... Ryan Phan
Tenea Intriago ... Student Protester
Blaine Kern III ... Nick Sims
Cariella Smith ... Becky Shepard
Jimmy Gonzales ... Police Officer
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Storyline

A teenage girl, trying to enjoy her birthday, soon realizes that this is her final one. That is, if she can figure out who her killer is. She must relive that day, over and over again, dying in a different way each time. Can she solve her own murder?

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence/terror, crude sexual content, language, some drug material and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The theatrical trailer utilizes the song "In Da Club" by 50 Cent as Tree's birthday ringtone. However, the final film does not feature this as the crew and studio could not acquire the rights. As a result, an original ringtone composition was concocted. See more »

Goofs

During the night that Tree locks herself in her room, she approaches the TV and the clock shows the time as 9:24. The camera changes angles, and when it shows the same shot again - it now shows 9:31. It changes shots and returns once more and shows 9:24 again. See more »

Quotes

Police Officer: Ma'am, are you under the influence of alcohol or any other controlled substance?
Tree Gelbman: No! That is what I'm trying to...
[pause]
Tree Gelbman: Wait. If I am, does that mean that you're going to arrest me and lock me in a jail cell?
Police Officer: That's how it usually works.
Tree Gelbman: I'm drunk!
Police Officer: You are?
Tree Gelbman: Wasted. And I'm high. You know, pills... weed... you name it, man, I'm on it!
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Crazy Credits

The Universal logo recursively appears 3 times as per the films theme. See more »

Connections

References Scream 2 (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Birthday to You
Written by Patty S. Hill (as Patty Hill) and Mildred J. Hill (as Mildred Hill)
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User Reviews

 
Surprisingly better than I expected!
23 October 2017 | by TopDawgCriticSee all my reviews

This type of movie has been done many times before and rarely succeeds, but this one was a hit for me!

Jessica Rothe's performance is what kept me interested... she nailed her character and was convincing and funny as well.

I don't want to give too much away, but the twists towards the end were a nice surprise and earned a few extra points from me.

It's classified as a Horror, Mystery, Thriller but it's also a comedy as I found myself laughing a bunch of times.

Certainly a must-see entertaining film produced and executed very well, much better than many other films in this genre.

It's a well deserved 9/10 from me.


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Half to Death See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,039,025, 15 October 2017

Gross USA:

$55,683,845

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$125,479,266
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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