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Stitches (2012)

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A clown comes back from the dead to haunt those who took his life during a fatal party mishap.

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Conor McMahon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ross Noble ... Stitches
Tommy Knight ... Tom
Shane Murray-Corcoran Shane Murray-Corcoran ... Vinny (as Shane Murray Corcoran)
Gemma-Leah Devereux ... Kate (as Gemma Leah Devereux)
Thommas Kane-Byrne ... Bulger (as Thommas Kane Byrne)
Eoghan McQuinn Eoghan McQuinn ... Richie (as Eoghan Mcquinn)
Roisin Barron Roisin Barron ... Sarah (as Róisín Barron)
Hugh Mulhern Hugh Mulhern ... Paul
Tommy Cullen Tommy Cullen ... Dan
Lorna Dempsey Lorna Dempsey ... Mary
Jemma Curran Jemma Curran ... Jenny
Ryan Burke Ryan Burke ... Young Tom
Valerie Spelman Valerie Spelman ... Tom's Mum
Kelianne Coughlan Kelianne Coughlan ... Young Sarah (as Kellianne Coughlan)
Kevin Smith Kevin Smith ... Young Paul
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Storyline

The clumsy and unfunny clown Richard "Stitches" Grindle goes to the birthday party of little Tom and the boy and his friends play a prank with Stitches, tying his shoelaces. Stitches slips, falls and dies. Six years later, Tom gives a birthday party for his friends at home and the clown revives to haunt the teenagers and revenge his death. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

You'll Die Laughing

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, sexual content, language, drug and alcohol use - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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Country:

Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 2012 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Bohóc a pokolból See more »

Filming Locations:

Dublin, Ireland See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$63,555
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The line, said by Stitches, "Can you tell what it is yet?" is the catch-phrase of Rolf Harris. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film, Tom's telescope is never fitted with a focal/magnification lens. Even though it shown being "focused", all that anyone would ever see is a small point of light, the scene smaller than would be seen by the human eye. See more »

Quotes

Tom: Vinnie, you dickhead!
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Connections

References A Nightmare on Elm Street: Dream Warriors (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Nam Vet
Performed by Dan Sartain
Composed by Dan Sartain
Owner of track One Little Indian Records
Used by kind permission of One Little Indian Records
Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing Limited
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Not so Frightening but funny!
11 October 2012 | by hitchinlistSee all my reviews

I love Ross Noble! So we jumped at the chance to see this as the closing film to Grimmfest this year! Im very glad i did! Stitches is a very funny take on the slasher genre, using comedy and horror combined, it reminded me of the latter Elm Street movies, where the villain has to use a comic gag to kill his victim! Ross noble seemed to revel in the role and proving to be a very convincing killer clown! He even went onto say in the Q & A about wanting sequels made, do we have a British Jason/Freddy in our midst! Maybe with a bit more budget and a stronger supporting cast and a little better writing, Stitches could become the UKs' very own slasher icon!


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