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Hellbent (2004)

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Halloween in West Hollywood, two guys making out in a park are interrupted by a serial killer. Later that night, a group of gay kids decide to visit to the site of the murders.

Director:

Paul Etheredge (as Paul Etheredge-Ouzts)

Writer:

Paul Etheredge (as Paul Etheredge-Ouzts)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dylan Fergus ... Eddie
Bryan Kirkwood ... Jake
Hank Harris ... Joey
Andrew Levitas ... Chaz
Matt Phillips Matt Phillips ... Tobey
Kent Bradley James Kent Bradley James ... Nick Name (as Nick Name)
Wren T. Brown ... Police Captain
Nina Landey Nina Landey ... Maria
Samuel A. Levine Samuel A. Levine ... Mikey (as Samuel Aarons)
Kris Andersson Kris Andersson ... White Pepper
Shaun T. Benjamin ... Police Officer (as Shaun Benjamin)
Baron Rogers Baron Rogers ... Jared Reynolds
Miguel Angel Caballero ... Jorge (as Miguel Caballero)
Blake Davis Blake Davis ... Frat Guy
Jerry Farmer Jerry Farmer ... Tattoo Artist
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Storyline

Two gay men on a date are murdered the night before Halloween in West Hollywood, California. Eddie and his friends Joey, Chaz and Tobey are going out the following night to the West Hollywood Halloween festival when they encounter the psycho, who sets his eye on them. The killer stalks them through the festival as Chaz parties, Joey chases his jock crush, Tobey tries dressing in drag, and Eddie pursues Jake, the bad boy he wants to get to know better. Not until the very end do you find out who dies and who survives their night of terror. Written by Esprix

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

When The Night Belongs To The Devil, The Party Goes To Hell.

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 February 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Thriller See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$45,047, 18 September 2005

Gross USA:

$183,066

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$183,066
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The director wanted a more diverse cast, but actors of color refused to audition for a gay horror movie. See more »

Goofs

Eddie's artificial eye is hazel but in the final scene the eye in the killer's mouth is blue. See more »

Quotes

Tobey: [after Joey scares him in the car] Get out of the car! Get out of the goddamn car!
Joey: I got you!
Tobey: I'm gonna beat your ass. Get out of the fucking car!
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Connections

References Scream (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Never Shut Up
Performed by Texas Terri Bomb
Written By (Texas) Terri Laird
BMI/BUG; Sal Jenco
ASCAP/BUG; © 2003
www.texasterri.com
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Straight guy review of gay slasher
31 October 2017 | by Stevieboy666See all my reviews

As a straight but open minded guy I have to admit that I felt somewhat wary about watching this film. Thankfully (for me) the sex scenes were all very tame (rated BBFC 15 here in the UK), otherwise - and I don't mean this in a homophobic way - I would have found myself turning away. My reason for watching Hellbent is because I love slasher movies, the good, the bad and the ugly. This one features a big, muscular dude wearing a devilish mask who likes to severe boys heads. Overall I found the movie to be pretty decent. The gore isn't terribly graphic but just enough to enjoy. Much of the action takes place at a massive Halloween party in West Hollywood, well done for that. Acting is OK. Obviously not to every slasher fans taste but I quite liked it.


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