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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)

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Starring (View all)
Robert Englund Robert Englund
Doc Halloran
Alex Revan Alex Revan
Fang
Scott Glosserman Scott Glosserman
D.A. Heilman
Kane Hodder Kane Hodder
Guy at Elm Street House
Travis Zariwny Travis Zariwny
Dr. Meuller
Hart Turner Hart Turner
Shane
Ben Pace Ben Pace
Doug
Kate Miner Kate Miner
Kelly


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Good Idea, But Bad Adaption for the Screen

11 years, 3 months ago at Jul 19 12:57
This movie, I got to say, had a good idea if the genre was documentary, but this is horror and this is total crap to the genre. I have seen "The Blair Witch Project", which i was told was pretty damn good. Dissapointet I was after the movie, because it didn't entertain well, it was boring, actually very boring, But this movie "Behind the Mask" is worse, and more stupied that TBWP!

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7 years ago at Oct 15 23:21
Ce n'est pas ce que je m'attendais lorsque j'ai commencer a visionner ce film qui est en faite un documentaire qui suit la vie d'un tueur en serie de films d'horreur...bon

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5 years, 11 months ago at Nov 18 0:51
I LOVED this movie. A great throwback to 80s slashers. Robert Enguland is great as Doc Halloren. He is one of my favorite actors. Every time I see him in a movie, I just want him to survive. This is also a great debut for Nathan Baesel. It succeeds at switching form POV to regular. 5/5 10/10 100%
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The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for them.
Release date: 8 July 2006
Tags: Horror (10), Comedy (10), Slasher (9), Mockumentary (7), Dark Comedy (5), Thriller (5), Halloween (4), Spoof (4), Satire (4), Psycho (4), Serial Killer (3), 2000s (3), Fire (3), Deconstruction (3), Murder (3), Mocku Horror (2), Fake Documentary (2), Horror Spoof (2), Old House (2), Freddy Krueger (2)
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"Re-watch - Feb. 28th I wanted to end the month on a high note and didn't have a lot of time to watch a movie before bed, so I decided to revisit Behind the Mask which I hadn't seen in 7 years. My thoughts from the previous viewing stand, and I geeked out over all the little details once again. At some point I need to add this to my collection so I can watch it any time. Threads: I'm going with this one ties into Happy Death Day 2U for the slasher-related aspects (despite that film dialing them"


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