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The Orphan Killer (2011)

Not Rated | | Horror | 2 October 2011 (USA)
The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Foster ... Audrey
David Backus David Backus ... The Orphan Killer (as David Backhaus)
Matt Farnsworth ... Officer Mike Hunt
Edward Winrow Edward Winrow ... Father Chuck (as Ed Winrow)
Devin Foster Devin Foster ... Skateboarder
Ramon Villa Ramon Villa ... Sanchez the Janitor
Seif El Bawdrey Seif El Bawdrey ... Vinny the Janitor
Olivia Rosendahl Olivia Rosendahl ... Jump Rope Orphan
Samantha Matarante Samantha Matarante ... Urban Ledgend Teen #1
April Hautea April Hautea ... Urban Ledgend Teen #2
Ivan Martin ... Math Teacher
Margot White ... Jenny Miller (as Margo White)
Mike Doyle ... Dad Miller
Golden Farnsworth Golden Farnsworth ... Boy Marcus
Ivy Farnsworth Ivy Farnsworth ... Baby Audrey
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The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a serial murderer hellbent on teaching his estranged sister Audrey what it means to have family loyalty. His lessons are taught in massive doses of vulgar and unimaginable pain. Throughout her brutal torture we learn that Marcus is not the only Miller with Killer in the bloodline as Audrey proves to be a formidable adversary. Written by Full Fathom 5 Productions

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 2011 (USA) See more »

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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.37 : 1
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The girl frees herself from the barbed wire and damages her wrists badly. After this however, her wrists are seen without any wounds or just with some blood on them. See more »

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Don't believe the hype
6 July 2014 | by JoferJeffSee all my reviews

A pair of young children, a boy and girl, survive a home invasion that claims their parents lives. They are sent to the standard "evil" Catholic orphanage, and the girl is adopted while the boy stays behind. As with all Hollywood movies, the orphanage is home to a lot of abuse in the name of God, and the young boy acts out violently to others around him. He also enjoys wearing masks, but hey, who doesn't? Years later, the young girl has grown into a woman who teaches dance at the local Catholic school. Im not sure how many practicing Catholics go to mass in a black micro mini and fishnet stockings - sans underwear. But hey shes pretty hot. Long story short, killer brother comes back to Church and starts offing people left and right, tracking down his sister. Lots of blood later, with the help of her police boyfriend, she has her final showdown with her long lost brother.

This isn't a badly made film, in fact, it actually is a lot better then most of the low budget slashers out there. The acting is above average and the gore special effects are also well done. One of the problems is the music, with consists of loud heavy metal blaring during the action scenes. The other problem is the story plot points. Characters who do dumb things at dumb times, etc. Lots of horror movies do this, so it can be overlooked for the sake of the movie.

The movie as a whole is watchable and even enjoyable for a bit. It is not however, anything you will remember as soon as the credits roll.


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