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Burying the Ex

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Burying the Ex (2014)

R 89 min - Comedy, Horror - 4 September 2014
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It seemed like a great idea when all-around nice guy Max and his beautiful girlfriend, Evelyn moved in together. But when Evelyn turns out to be a controlling, manipulative nightmare, Max knows it’s time to call it quits. There’s just one problem: he’s terrified of breaking up with her. Fate steps in when Evelyn is the victim of a fatal, freak accident, leaving Max single and ready to mingle. Just as Max is thinking about moving on with what could be his dream girl, Olivia – Evelyn has returned from the grave and is determined to get her boyfriend back...even if that means transforming him into one of the undead.

Director:  Joe Dante
Writers:  Alan Trezza

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It seemed like a great idea when all-around nice guy Max and his beautiful girlfriend, Evelyn moved in together. But when Evelyn turns out to be a controlling, manipulative nightmare, Max knows it’s time to call it quits. There’s just one problem: he’s terrified of breaking up with her. Fate steps in when Evelyn is the victim of a fatal, freak accident, leaving Max single and ready to mingle. Just as Max is thinking about moving on with what could be his dream girl, Olivia – Evelyn has returned from the grave and is determined to get her boyfriend back...even if that means transforming him into one of the undead.


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Tagline: Some relationships just won't die.

Genres: Comedy, Horror

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  4 September 2014

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  ArtImage Entertainment, Scooty Woop Entertainment, Voltage Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 29 min

Piranha

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Piranha (1978)

R 94 min - Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction, Comedy - 3 August 1978
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When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.

Director:  Joe Dante

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When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.


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Tagline: A hideous death lurked unseen in the river...

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  3 August 1978

Box Office

Budget:  $660,000
Revenue:  $16,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  New World Pictures, Piranha Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 34 min

The Hole

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The Hole (2009)

PG-13 92 min - Thriller, Adventure, Fantasy - 9 September 2009
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After moving into a new neighbourhood, brothers Dane & Lucas and their neighbour Julie discover a bottomless hole in the basement of their home. They find that once the hole is exposed, evil is unleashed. With strange shadows lurking around every corner and nightmares coming to life, they are forced to come face to face with their darkest fears to put an end to the mystery of THE HOLE.

Director:  Joe Dante
Writers:  Mark L. Smith

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After moving into a new neighbourhood, brothers Dane & Lucas and their neighbour Julie discover a bottomless hole in the basement of their home. They find that once the hole is exposed, evil is unleashed. With strange shadows lurking around every corner and nightmares coming to life, they are forced to come face to face with their darkest fears to put an end to the mystery of THE HOLE.


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Tagline: What Are You So Afraid Of?

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Official Website:  http://www.theholein3d.com/
Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  9 September 2009

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  BenderSpink, Bold Films

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 32 min

Gremlins

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Gremlins (1984)

PG 106 min - Fantasy, Horror, Comedy - 7 June 1984
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When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.

Director:  Joe Dante

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When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.


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Tagline: Don't get him wet, keep him out of bright light, and never feed him after midnight.

Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Comedy

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, Spanish
Release Date:  7 June 1984

Box Office

Budget:  $11,000,000
Revenue:  $153,083,102

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Amblin Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 46 min

Gremlins 2: The New Batch

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Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

PG-13 106 min - Comedy, Horror, Fantasy - 15 June 1990
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Young sweethearts Billy and Kate move to the Big Apple, land jobs in a high-tech office park and soon reunite with the friendly and lovable Gizmo. But a series of accidents creates a whole new generation of Gremlins. The situation worsens when the devilish green creatures invade a top-secret laboratory and develop genetically altered powers, making them even harder to destroy!

Director:  Joe Dante
Writers:  Charles S. Haas

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Young sweethearts Billy and Kate move to the Big Apple, land jobs in a high-tech office park and soon reunite with the friendly and lovable Gizmo. But a series of accidents creates a whole new generation of Gremlins. The situation worsens when the devilish green creatures invade a top-secret laboratory and develop genetically altered powers, making them even harder to destroy!


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Tagline: Here they grow again.

Genres: Comedy, Horror, Fantasy

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  15 June 1990

Box Office

Budget:  $50,000,000
Revenue:  $41,482,207

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Amblin Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 46 min