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Hell Fest (2018)

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A masked serial killer turns a horror-themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show.

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Gregory Plotkin

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Seth M. Sherwood (screenplay by), Blair Butler (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cynthea Mercado Cynthea Mercado ... Jodi (as Cynthia Mercado)
Stephen Conroy ... The Other
Amy Forsyth ... Natalie
Bex Taylor-Klaus ... Taylor
Reign Edwards ... Brooke
Christian James ... Quinn
Matt Mercurio ... Asher
Roby Attal ... Gavin
George Howard Adams ... Gate Guard (as George Adams)
Courtney Dietz ... Britney
Markus Silbiger ... Bored Carny Kid
Michael Tourek ... Security Guard
Tony Todd ... The Barker
Aaron Gillespie ... Stagehand
Cecil Elmore Jr. ... Cop (as Cecil Elmore)
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Storyline

Hell Fest is introduced as a horror theme park which travels across the country during the Halloween season. A young girl from Cincinnati is shown to be separated from her group during one of the mazes. There she is confronted by a masked figure known as "The Other" (Stephen Conroy). She recognizes The Other as a man who had been following her and her group of friends the entire night. The Other attacks the girl, stabbing her in the gut before hanging her. The young girl's corpse appears to blend in with the other prop bodies as The Other leaves the scene. Natalie (Amy Forsyth) is shown to be arriving at her former apartment where her best friend, Brooke (Reign Edwards), still resides. She greets her old friend but is disappointed to learn that a former classmate, Taylor (Bex Taylor-Klaus), whom Natalie does not get along with is living with her. Though Natalie's visit was planned, Brooke is shown to have been uncertain that Natalie would actually arrive as she had been distant of ...

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Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence, and language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hell Fest See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,130,963, 30 September 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$11,107,431, 8 November 2018
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

As promotional material for the film, the production team designed a walk thru haunted house experience to be visited by patrons of Six Flags amusement parks located in LA, St. Louis, and Chicago. The house is scheduled to be open on select dates during September 28 - October 31 2018. See more »

Goofs

The gang gets VIP bracelets when they enter Hell Fest, meaning they don't have to wait in line. Later, after Gavin gets separated from the rest, the others convince Natalie he'll catch up to them in line for the next ride, even though they're supposed to be able to go around queues with their VIP band. Then, when actually reaching the next ride, they're still surprised there's a line for the VIP access. See more »

Quotes

Natalie: Why are we signing a waver?
Taylor: 'Cause liability is... a bitch.
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Connections

Featured in Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Hell Fest (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Bomb Thrown
Written by George Andrinopoulos, Daniel Dumile (as Daniel T. Dumile), Inspectah Deck (as Jason S. Hunter) & Esoteric (as Seamus P. Ryan)
Performed by Czarface & Daniel Dumile (as MF Doom)
Courtesy of Silver Age Records/Traffic Ent. Group
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Great set and costume design, but Average to Mediocre Horror
28 September 2018 | by pcytomanSee all my reviews

First let me start off, the set design and costumes were amazing. Some of the horror mazes in Hell Fest were extremely creepy. Unfortunately, the plot is a typical generic slasher movie, full of cliches. Nothing really original about this movie. I found two of the characters to be obnoxious and I was waiting for them to be dispatched by the killer. This is the kind of movie where you just turn off your brain and just go with it.


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