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Happy Death Day (2017)

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A college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again, in a loop that will end only when she discovers her killer's identity.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tree Gelbman
... Carter Davis
... Lori Spengler
... Gregory Butler
... Stephanie Butler
Jason Bayle ... David Gelbman
Rob Mello ... Joseph Tombs
... Danielle Bouseman
... Keith Lumbly
... Frat Brother
... Ryan Phan
... Student Protester
... Nick Sims
... Becky Shepard
... Police Officer
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Storyline

A teenage girl, trying to enjoy her birthday, soon realizes that this is her final one. That is, if she can figure out who her killer is. She must relive that day, over and over again, dying in a different way each time. Can she solve her own murder?

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Rated PG-13 for violence/terror, crude sexual content, language, some drug material and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,039,025, 15 October 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$55,683,845

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$56,300,000, 26 October 2017
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2.35 : 1
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The scene where Tree walks through the campus quad naked had to be done quickly; given that it was being filmed on an active college campus, this presented the risk of students witnessing the scene being filmed and/or taking photos. The crew took extreme precautions to clear away any potential onlookers. In the end, they managed to do just 2-3 takes. See more »

Goofs

When the police car is side swiped the black charger shows no damage to driver side at all. It should have have scrapes or broken mirror. And as the fire starts in crown victoria the gas is bubbling up around fuel door gas wont bubble up and there would be gas cap in way if it could. The gas would have to have come from behind body panel but damage was not enough for that. See more »

Quotes

Joseph Tombs: [on her knife] Oh, did you bring this for me?
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Crazy Credits

The opening Universal logo gets abruptly sucked into oblivion and then restarts, referencing the film's time loop element. This happens twice before the logo finally plays uninterrupted. See more »


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Written by Landon Jacobs, Jason Suwito & Hayden Coplen
Performed by Sir Sly
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Happy Death Day 7/10 This is the first day of the rest of your life ....
23 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

I had low expectations and I have to say they were totally exceeded .

This is an enjoyable Romantic Horror with more than a passing reference to GROUNDHOG DAY - and the occasional reminiscing of the 15 year old Shaun of the dead . Plus a bit of Scream , scary movie and a number of other slasher movies .

Jessica Roshe was brilliant in the starring role , you believe in her character , her charm was endearing and despite the 10 years between her character and actual age she played the combination of innocent romantic with a touch a modern feisty independent female in control of her own destiny .

The only poor point was how the inevitable twist was handled - that could have been slightly better but definitely worth seeing .

Pad.A 7/10


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