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Carver (2008)

R | | Horror | Video 4 March 2008
Based on a true story, Carver depicts the real life events of five 20-something's that went camping in the mountain town of Halcyon Ridge and never returned.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Natasha Charles Parker ... Gina (as Natasha Malinsky)
Erik Fones Erik Fones ... Bobby Shaw Carver
Matt Carmody ... Pete
Neil Kubath Neil Kubath ... Bryan
David G. Holland David G. Holland ... Billy Hall Carver
Jonathan Rockett Jonathan Rockett ... Zack
Kristyn Green ... Rachel
Luke Vitale ... Quixley
Ursula Taherian ... Kate
Savannah Costello Savannah Costello ... Dead Naked Girl
Leslie Anne Valenza Leslie Anne Valenza ... The Dark Side of Love
Kilby O'Rourke Kilby O'Rourke ... The Dark Side of Love (as Kilby O'Rourke)
Paul Goldblatt Paul Goldblatt ... The Dark Side of Love
Alexander Demah Alexander Demah ... The Dark Side of Love (as Alex Demah)
Stephen West-Rogers ... Horny Camper Guy (as Stephen Rodgers)
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Based on a true story, Carver depicts the real life events of five 20-something's that went camping in the mountain town of Halcyon Ridge and never returned.

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Taglines:

Life imitating art...Art imitating death See more »

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence and torture, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carver See more »

Filming Locations:

Virginia, USA See more »

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Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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A great deal of ultra-violence and gore was removed from the for-cable edition, which received an R rating when it aired on Showtime. See more »

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Zack's shirt in the outhouse scene goes from being covered in toilet waste, straight to a fresh shirt, and then back to soiled. See more »

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Proudly made by hardworking children in factories See more »

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References Zoobilee Zoo (1986) See more »

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All My Heroes Do Heroin
Written by Matt Baxter
Performed by Matt Baxter, Shane Gibbons and James Haley
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If you LOVE horror/violence/gore - see it. If you just like it - it could be pretty unpleasant.
25 February 2008 | by LG-ThorellSee all my reviews

It's unfortunate, yet very fun that this is the first comment I have ever written on a Movie on IMDb. The earlier movies I wanted to comment already had everything said by others. But this film I have to praise for many things, yet hate it for others. You will probably know what I mean when you see it - but I can say so much without spoiling anything, that the only saver for this film (reason for not totally hating it) is that it is "based on a true story". Sure, it is probably as "based on a true story" as Texas chainsaw Massacre, but still. This is the most violent movie I have ever seen, and it is so well-made, that I got the worst chills down my spine I ever gotten watching a movie. And I'm a fan of ultra-violence movies, so far the films which I can compare to this is The Hills have Eyes and Hostel. Even though I found those two movies pretty violent, Carver just kicks those two down pretty far on the list of hardly-watchable violence.

I have to say that it is the best "special effects" I have ever seen, when it comes to violence. I base the following on absolutely solely the movie itself, but I think the CG in this movie is absolutely minimal. It all looks so real, it all has to be a masterpiece in latex/mask effects. And I might add, that I really despise 3D implements in horror movies. And I say that even though that myself is an 3D animator, which maybe explains a little better my opinion of the quality of this film.

I'm sorry for miss-spelling and such, I don't very often write in English. Enjoy the film!


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