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The Curse of Downers Grove (2015)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 21 August 2015 (USA)
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A teen angst thriller at a high school gripped by an apparent curse that claims the life of a senior every year. Story follows a senior, Chrissie, who is skeptical, and another, Tracy, who believes that she may be the next victim.

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Derick Martini

Writers:

Bret Easton Ellis (screenplay), Bret Easton Ellis | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bella Heathcote ... Chrissie
Lucas Till ... Bobby
Helen Slater ... Diane
Penelope Mitchell ... Tracy
Mark L. Young ... Ian
Zane Holtz ... Guy
Martin Spanjers ... David
Jeff Staron ... Ezra
Marcus Giamatti ... Rich
Tom Arnold ... Charlie
Kevin Zegers ... Chuck
Sean A. Rosales ... Mike (as Sean Rosalies)
Joel Michael Kramer Joel Michael Kramer ... Ryan (as Joel Kramer)
Steven Martini ... Detective Libretti (as Steve Martini)
Jason Dubin ... Detective
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Chrissie's last week of high-school in Downers Grove, IL. is a paranoid trip through a small Midwestern town gripped by a 'curse' that claims the life of one high school senior every year. With only five days to graduation, Chrissie Swanson is beginning to wonder if she will be the next victim of the Curse of Downers Grove. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Maldição de Downers Grove See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$33,462
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Hayden Panettiere, Lucy Hale, and Nikki Reed were all cast in the lead female roles when the project was announced in 2011. All dropped out for unknown reasons. See more »

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Well made but very boring, then a bit stupid
20 October 2016 | by thekarmicnomadSee all my reviews

Every year a senior dies before graduation. This is the curse. A girl living in Downers Grove gets into an auticattion with another student on the lead up to graduation.

This has good production, good characters and great acting. The problem? It is as boring as hell.

The story is one of the most pedestrian I have ever come across. Yet despite its dullness manages not to be believable.

Without spoiling I would say that the supernatural element is very light.

The director and actors deserve more but this is just to dull to contemplate.


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