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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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Christopher Landon

Writer:

Scott Lobdell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Rothe ... Tree Gelbman
Israel Broussard ... Carter Davis
Ruby Modine ... Lori Spengler
Charles Aitken ... Gregory Butler
Laura Clifton ... Stephanie Butler
Jason Bayle ... David Gelbman
Rob Mello Rob Mello ... John Tombs
Rachel Matthews ... Danielle Bouseman
Ramsey Anderson ... Keith Lumbly
Brady Lewis ... Frat Brother
Phi Vu ... Ryan Phan
Tenea Intriago ... Student Protester
Blaine Kern III ... Nick Sims
Cariella Smith ... Becky Shepard
Jimmy Gonzales ... 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 2017 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Again See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Originally titled "Half to Death." See more »

Goofs

When Tree is fighting with one of her friends, they get hit by a bus. The next day, Tree deletes her name from the list, despite Tree finds no evidence that particular friend wasn't involved. See more »

Quotes

Danielle Bouseman: I just knew there was something wrong with Lori. She never wore make up, never posted cute selfies, and she literally owned a pair of crocs. All the signs of a psycho killer were th...
[to a sorority sister crying in the background]
Danielle Bouseman: Hello? I'm trying to get interviewed here!
Tree Gelbman: [watching this on TV] Oh my God, she is such a tool.
Danielle Bouseman: Anyhoo, Lori's little plot was super lame. Poisoning a cupcake? Really? We're Kappas. We don't eat cupcakes.
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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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Referenced in Superstition: Back to One (2018) See more »

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Voodoo
Written by Jay Hardway, Alex Van Den Hoef, Chris Van Den Hoef
Performed by DVBBS & Jay Hardway
Courtesy of Spinnin' Records
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Surprisingly better than I expected!
23 October 2017 | by TheTopDawgSee all my reviews

This type of movie has been done many times before and rarely succeeds, but this one was a hit for me!

Jessica Rothe's performance is what kept me interested... she nailed her character and was convincing and funny as well.

I don't want to give too much away, but the twists towards the end were a nice surprise and earned a few extra points from me.

It's classified as a Horror, Mystery, Thriller but it's also a comedy as I found myself laughing a bunch of times.

Certainly a must-see entertaining film produced and executed very well, much better than many other films in this genre.

It's a well deserved 9/10 from me.


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