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Amusement (2008)

Three women are stalked by a killer with a grudge that extends back to the girls' childhoods.

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As retribution a psychopathic stalker known only as The Laugh attacks the now adult girls who picked on his sick childhood tendencies. Tabitha, Shelby and Lisa become the target of a madman with a serious adolescent grudge. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Your fear. His amusement. See more »

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Rated R for horror violence, terror and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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9 October 2008 (Thailand)  »

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Развлечение  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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WILHELM SCREAM: When Lisa is upstairs in the home of the Laugh, unknowingly speaking directly to him. See more »

Goofs

The speedometer reads as KM/H (filmed in Australia), Yet they reference "Miles" and travelling too Connecticut. See more »

Quotes

The Laugh: It's a metal scope Victrola.
Dan: Oh.
The Laugh: It's very old... and priceless.
Dan: What's it do?
The Laugh: What does it do? Well, it plays a song, and at the end, you get a surprise. Well, go on. Try it.
Dan: Oh no, that's okay.
The Laugh: Try it.
Dan: Okay.
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Features The Mask (1995) See more »

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Rafe
(Pacha Remix)
Written by Leigh Nash, Bill Leeb and Roy Salmond
Performed by Fauxliage
Courtesy of Nettwerk Productions
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Underrated
8 January 2012 | by (Faro, Portugal) – See all my reviews

Here's the thing,

If you give this movie a low rating, you haven't seen more than 90% of the low-budget horror movies that get released these days.

"Amusement" script is pretty hollow, but the cinematography, the photography, the ambiance and some of the acting make up for the lack of a strong story.

There are some good frightening moments, and the tension is there from beginning to end.

If you like slashers with some suspense do give it a go.

Besides, there's a killer clown in it, and that alone makes it worth the watch.


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