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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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His pleasure is your pain. 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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Filmed from November 2006 to January 2007, given a limited release in Thailand in October 2008, but not given a wide release until early 2009. Its release stateside was in January 2009. See more »

Goofs

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

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[repeated line]
The Laugh: It's funny, right?
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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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