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Killing Ground (2016)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 21 July 2017 (USA)
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A couple's camping trip turns into a frightening ordeal when they stumble across the scene of a horrific crime.

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Damien Power

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Damien Power
1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Aaron Pedersen ... Scotty 'German' Shepard
Ian Meadows ... Ian Smith
Harriet Dyer ... Samantha Shaw
Aaron Glenane ... Tood 'Chook' Fowler
Maya Stange ... Margaret Voss
Julian Garner ... Rob Baker
Tiarnie Coupland ... Em Baker
Liam Parkes Liam Parkes ... Ollie Baker
Riley Parkes Riley Parkes ... Ollie Baker
Stephen Hunter ... Constable Chris Armstrong
Mitzi Ruhlmann ... Vicki
Airlie Dodds ... Jess
Jackie Murray ... Vicki's Mum
Mike Duncan ... Constable John Barrow
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Storyline

A couple's camping trip turns into a frightening ordeal when they stumble across the scene of a horrific crime.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Killing Ground See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

AUD1,300,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$80,051
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Hypergiant Films, Arcadia See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Damien Power's directorial debut. See more »

Connections

References Deliverance (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Alone With You
Written by J. Oxley (Mushroom Music)
Performed by Sunnyboys
Licensed courtesy of Warner Music Australia Pty. Ltd.
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A solid film whose genius moments come from its eerie setting and creepy atmosphere
26 July 2017 | by mitchellzelenakSee all my reviews

Killing Grounds was, at first, a tough watch for me. Seeing how much realism and detail was added to the scenes made me truly feel bad for the victims. One of my favorite parts about this film was their use of the past and present families and showing the stories connect with one another. On top of this, props to the creators not using cheesy jump scares to try and score a cheap shot with the audience. Instead they help develop all of the characters so you feel for each one, good and bad.

Overall, a great twisted horror film that will keep you engaged at all parts, with a bit of a lack luster ending.

7/10


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