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Dave vs Death (2011)

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From his deathbed, David Kane challenges the Grim Reaper to a game of chess. If Dave wins, his life is spared. For every piece lost, someone he cares about will die. Hilarity ensues.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julian Richings ... Death
Aaron Abrams ... Dave Kane
Jefferson Brown ... Scott Grimes
Ennis Esmer ... Tim Matthews
Kristin Booth ... Mandy
Melanie Scrofano ... Sheila Kane
Stephen R. Hart ... Grim Reaper
Holly Dennison Holly Dennison ... Mom
David Huband ... Doctor
Jasmin Geljo ... Scary Hobo
Shannon Beckner Shannon Beckner ... Lady Suit
David C. Malcolm David C. Malcolm ... Paramedic
Renata Spandel Renata Spandel ... Nurse
Britney Pastuch ... Girl Guide
Shawn Storer Shawn Storer ... Fireman #1


Having just been attacked, David Kane is rushed to the hospital where he slips into a coma. On his deathbed, Dave is confronted by the Grim Reaper/Death, who he challenges to a chess match to determine his fate. Each of Dave's chess pieces represents a loved one in his life - the King being Dave himself - with each piece taken by Death meaning the demise of that loved one into Death's hands. Dave systematically assigns the chess pieces to those loved ones. In the end, will Dave have a game plan for saving himself and his loved ones? Written by Huggo

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Short | Comedy | Horror







Release Date:

1 September 2011 (Canada) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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