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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 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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Taglines:

Worst. Birthday. Ever! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

According to director Christopher Landon, Tree's punchline, "Who takes their first date to Subway? It's not like you have a foot-long," was improvised by Jessica Rothe. See more »

Goofs

Carter tells Tree that she passed out at the party, and he brought her to his room because he was afraid that she might fall or choke on her own vomit like Janis Joplin. Janis Joplin's cause of death was taking a heroin-alcohol overdose. See more »

Quotes

[Danielle is interviewed about Lori's death. In the background, Emily whimpers, while Becky tries to calm her]
Danielle Bouseman: I just knew there was something wrong with Lori. She never wore make up, never posted any cute selfies, and she literally owned a pair of crocs. All the signs of a psycho killer would...
[angrily, Danielle turns to Emily]
Danielle Bouseman: Hello? I'm trying to get interviewed here!
[Becky and Emily go away]
Tree Gelbman: [watching this on TV] Oh my God, she is such a tool.
Danielle Bouseman: Anyhoo, Lori's little plot was super lame. ...
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Crazy Credits

Rather than "The End", the film concludes with the quote "Today is the first day of the rest of your life". See more »


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Facesting
Written and Performed by Tim Cullen
Courtesy of Tim Cullen
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I really enjoyed it
4 January 2018 | by olivermahlmannSee all my reviews

As a fan of Groundhog Day, Final Destination and Edge of Tomorrow, I was surprised how much I liked it. It was just well done and it worked on all levels. I watch a lot of movies and hate most of them, but this one worked for 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

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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