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?
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 »
During the day in which Tree helps everyone, Lori does not give her the poisoned cake. Yet at evening, Tree eats the cake. See more »
[mid-credit scene: Tree wakes up in Carter's bed, her cellphone rings the birthday ringtone, as repeatedly happened]
Oh, hey, you're up.
[Tree rises, uncertain whether the time-loop stopped]
I wasn't sure if you wanted to, uh, sleep in or not.
[Tree's heart freezes as she hears the familiar sentence, thinking she is still stuck in the time-loop. She stares at Carter in horror]
I'm kidding. It was...
[Carter shows Tree his cellphone]
It was me. I just called your phone.
It's Tuesday, ...
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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 »
I think people going to see this movie are expecting wayyyy to much from a slasher movie. I'm rating it based on what I expected, and I was certainly impressed. This movie wasn't trying to be anything more than another murder movie, but what made me want to see it was the idea of taking Groundhog Day (which it fully admitted to ripping the idea from) and turning it into a slasher film. I was actually surprised it held back on gore and blood. I was fully expecting it to be all the tropes of gross-out killings, but it was instead focused more on character development and the story. I admit the characters are a bit one-dimensional, but again, it's a slasher movie. It's trying to win any academy awards here. In many ways I think it's parodying those one-dimensional characters of college trope characters and the "last girl" in horror movies because it goes all-in on establishing the main characters as somebody you're meant to hate at first. The ending genuinely took me in a direction I didn't anticipate, and then it took me back to what I was expecting, but did it in a way that I felt fresh. All in all, I had fun watching this movie, which I think what this movie was meant to be: Fun.
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