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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tree Gelbman
... Carter Davis
... Lori Spengler
... Gregory Butler
... Stephanie Butler
Jason Bayle ... David Gelbman
Rob Mello ... Joseph Tombs
... Danielle Bouseman
... Keith Lumbly
... Frat Brother
... Ryan Phan
... Student Protester
... Nick Sims
... Becky Shepard
... 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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Rated PG-13 for violence/terror, crude sexual content, language, some drug material and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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13 October 2017 (USA)  »

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$4,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,039,025, 15 October 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$55,683,845

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$56,300,000, 26 October 2017
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Trivia

The original mascot and mask designed by Tony Gardner for the killer was a pig, a motif already done in the Saw movies. See more »

Goofs

When Tree is in her hospital room, there is a rack by the door containing three boxes of latex gloves, all size (S)mall. A real hospital room always stocks three different sizes of gloves: (S)mall, (M)edium and (L)arge, because one size of gloves does not fit all hands. See more »

Quotes

Lori Spengler: How do you know this?
Tree Gelbman: Because you already killed me once.
Lori Spengler: Well, I guess I'll just have to kill you all over again.
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Crazy Credits

The opening Universal logo gets abruptly sucked into oblivion and then restarts, referencing the film's time loop element. This happens twice before the logo finally plays uninterrupted. See more »

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References The Most Popular Girls in School (2012) See more »

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Voodoo
Written by Jobke Pieter Hendrik Heiblom, Alex Van Den Hoef, Chris Van Den Hoef
Performed by Dvbbs (as DVBBS) & Jay Hardway
Courtesy of Spinnin' Records
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Happy Death Day 7/10 This is the first day of the rest of your life ....
23 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

I had low expectations and I have to say they were totally exceeded .

This is an enjoyable Romantic Horror with more than a passing reference to GROUNDHOG DAY - and the occasional reminiscing of the 15 year old Shaun of the dead . Plus a bit of Scream , scary movie and a number of other slasher movies .

Jessica Roshe was brilliant in the starring role , you believe in her character , her charm was endearing and despite the 10 years between her character and actual age she played the combination of innocent romantic with a touch a modern feisty independent female in control of her own destiny .

The only poor point was how the inevitable twist was handled - that could have been slightly better but definitely worth seeing .

Pad.A 7/10


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