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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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

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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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Trivia

When Leslie is applying his make-up while being interviewed about his target, the song playing in the background is the same as that heard at the end of The Shining (1980), where Jack Torrence (Jack Nicholson) appears in the photo: ''Midnight, The Stars, and You",' sung by Al Bowlly with the Ray Noble Orchestra, 1934. See more »

Goofs

The opening credits state "Introducing Nathan Baesel" but he has 3 previous television credits including a major role in the miniseries "Invasion" (2005-2006). See more »

Quotes

Doc Halloran: Expect to see more of me.
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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 »


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Bound To Crash
Written by Venice Maki
Courtesy of WRC
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A diamond in the rough
14 August 2013 | by potterhead97See all my reviews

I must say this film was great. I'm not typically one to watch movies that are both Comedy and Horror. But this was definitely a standout film in the Comedy Horror genre. I would recommend Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon to horror film buffs especially. Being a horror movie buff myself, I found that this flick really put the classic slasher films to good use. They formed a sort of method to the slasher's madness and I have to say I loved that. I also appreciated the slight twist at the ending. I would love to see another film like this to be created. It is definitely worth the watch. Although if you are prone to motion sickness, it may be triggered by the moments where a hand-held camera is used. Other than that, I highly recommend the movie!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon 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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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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