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The Axe Murders of Villisca (2016)

Not Rated | | Horror | 5 May 2017 (Mexico)
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'The Axe Murders of Villisca' is a ghost story based on the house where the notorious and still unsolved 1912 axe murders took place. Three outcast teenagers break into the house in search of answers, but discover something far beyond their worst fears.

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Tony E. Valenzuela

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Kevin Abrams (story), Owen Egerton | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Adamson ... Caleb Hirsche
Jarrett Sleeper ... Denny Shea
Alex Frnka ... Jess
Sean Whalen ... Reverend Kelly
Conchata Ferrell ... Mrs. Flanks
Riley Bodenstab ... Connor
Kellan Rhude ... Rob
Madison Lawlor ... Lena
Ava Kolker ... Ingrid
Jon Gries ... Greg
Brett Rickaby ... Caleb's Father
Urs Inauen Urs Inauen ... Matt
Savannah Stehlin ... Elsie Holloway
Sophia Linkletter ... Priscilla Connolly
Joey Graceffa ... Most Haunted Host
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'The Axe Murders of Villisca' is a ghost story based on the house where the notorious and still unsolved 1912 axe murders took place. Three outcast teenagers break into the house in search of answers, but discover something far beyond their worst fears.

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In 1912, Eight People Were Brutally Murdered in Their House. This House.

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 2017 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Villisca See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$182,467
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Production Co:

Ketchum Labs See more »
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Color
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Trivia

Opened at #4 at the Bolivia box office the week of Jan 11-14, 2018 with a gross of $26,034 opening behind Ferdinand (2017) See more »

Goofs

The song "Paper Doll" is played repeatedly throughout the movie, and first heard in the opening scene which takes place in 1912. The song, however, was not written until 1915 (and not recorded until later). See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Flanks: Life is about the choices we make and we have to do our best to make the good ones, otherwise we get stuck living in the bad ones.
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Connections

References Poltergeist (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Shades Of Light
Written by Jason Scardamalia and Helena Charbila (as Elena Charbila)
Performed by Jason Scardamalia and Kid Moxie
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um the age is way off
20 September 2017 | by nmfsdSee all my reviews

Most all of these "kids" who are supposed to be in high school are older than college grads, or close to their thirties. The audience isn't blind when they're watching! Other than that, it was fairly entertaining. Some of it was good, some bad. Overall, except for the casting, it was enjoyable if you have nothing else to do.


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