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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)

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The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo.

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Scott Glosserman
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Plot unknown. A follow-up to the film 'Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon'

Director: Scott Glosserman
Stars: Kane Hodder, Angela Goethals, Nathan Baesel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nathan Baesel ... Leslie Vernon
Angela Goethals ... Taylor Gentry
Robert Englund ... Doc Halloran
Scott Wilson ... Eugene
Zelda Rubinstein ... Mrs. Collinwood
Bridgett Newton ... Jamie
Kate Miner ... Kelly (as Kate Lang Johnson)
Ben Pace ... Doug
Britain Spellings ... Todd
Hart Turner Hart Turner ... Shane
Krissy Carlson Krissy Carlson ... Lauren
Travis Zariwny ... Dr. Meuller
Teo Gomez Teo Gomez ... Stoned Guy
Matt Bolt Matt Bolt ... Slightly More Stoned Guy
Jenafer Brown Jenafer Brown ... Virgin Girl
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Storyline

The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo. Written by press release

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Jason, Freddy, Myers. We All Need Someone To Look Up To.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence, language, some sexual content and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Máscara do Terror See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$38,500, 18 March 2007

Gross USA:

$69,136

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$69,136
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

At the beginning, Taylor is standing in front of the Red Rabbit Pub. This is a reference to the Red Rabbit matchbook found by Dr. Loomis in Halloween (1978). See more »

Goofs

When Taylor Gentry is running into the apple orchard near the end of the film you can see the set lights at the top of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Doug Johnson: But what if he comes at us?
Taylor Gentry: Okay, cool, fine. You guys stand here holding your balls.
Todd Best: She had to make the fucking balls reference.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits crawl over the video of security camera at the morgue. When they end the final destiny of Leslie Vernon is revealed. See more »

Connections

Featured in To Hell and Back: The Kane Hodder Story (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Psycho Killer
Written by David Byrne, Chris Frantz (as Christopher Frantz) and Tina Weymouth (as Martina Weymouth)
Performed by The Talking Heads
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Not as good as it could've been
12 June 2007 | by JefferyGoinesSee all my reviews

Behind the mask:the rise of Leslie Vernon had the potential to be great.The idea was right up there with the best of horror movie concepts (Elm Street,Friday The 13th,Scream,Etc.).A reporter and her camera crew follow a slasher around as he prepares and sets into motion his master plan so to speak.They are with him as he picks out his victims and prepares his traps.Along the way he explains the do's and don't's and the why's and what-for's of being a psycho killer.

Sounds great right? But alas the execution of these ideas falls short.While the actors and actresses do a fine job portraying their characters, the story becomes rather predictable and a bit silly. especially near the end.All in all this is an unique film with some good ideas that just were not thought through enough.So much more could've been done with this.Maybe a remake with a bigger budget and some better writers could turn this into one of the all-time greats.


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