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Club Dread (2004)

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When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort--a hedonistic island paradise for swingers--it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence...or at least hide it.

Director:

Jay Chandrasekhar

Writers:

Jay Chandrasekhar (as Broken Lizard), Kevin Heffernan (as Broken Lizard) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elena Lyons ... Stacy
Dan Montgomery Jr. Dan Montgomery Jr. ... Rolo
Tanja Reichert ... Kellie
Nat Faxon ... Manny
Michael Weaver ... Roy
Kevin Heffernan ... Lars
Michael Yurchak ... Burke
Jordan Ladd ... Penelope
Brittany Daniel ... Jenny
Richard Perello Richard Perello ... Cliff
Steve Lemme ... Juan
Jay Chandrasekhar ... Putman
Paul Soter ... Dave
Erik Stolhanske ... Sam
Lindsay Price ... Yu
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Storyline

Broken Lizard is surrounded by limber, wanton women on a booze-soaked island resort owned by Coconut Pete, a rock star has-been. But the non-stop party takes a turn for the weird when dead bodies start turning up. Everyone begins to look suspicious. Could it be Sam, of the Fun Police brigade, who is quick-on-the-trigger with his tequila-loaded Super Soaker; Jenny, the over-sexed fitness instructor; Juan, the flamboyant diving instructor with a secret third-world past; Putman, the bratty British tennis coach/fanatic; Dave, the Ecstasy-crazed, adopted nephew of Coconut Pete; or the burly masseur Lars blessed with a creepy touch--that can render anyone into instant Jell-O? Can the inhabitants of Pleasure Island unite, solve the mystery and restore happy hour to this tropical bacchanal? Written by Sujit R. Varma

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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From the warped minds who brought you Super Troopers. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/gore, sexual content, language and drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Fox [United States]

Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Broken Lizard's Club Dread See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,035,688, 29 February 2004

Gross USA:

$5,001,708

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,565,807
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Originally, there were a few scenes that explain more about Steve Lemme's character (Juan) - apparently, he grew up on a goat farm - but they were the first to be removed from the film. See more »

Goofs

While being chased by the towards the end of the movie, the camera pans up to reveal a dirt cliff as the dead end. But as each character jumps, it shows them jumping off a white rock cliff into the ocean. See more »

Quotes

Juan Castillo: [reading Penelope's name-tag ] Oh, that is a beautiful name. Peen-a-lope. Peen-a-lope. It's breathtaking.
Penelope: [smiling at his mispronouncing her name ] Um, thank you.
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes play during credits See more »

Alternate Versions

A newly released DVD from Fox Home Entertainment contains an extended version of the movie not rated by the MPAA (including two whole characters removed from the film), 2 Broken Lizard Audio Commentaries and fifteen minutes of deleted & alternate scenes with optional commentary. The disc also contains a Fox Inside Look at AVP, a soundtrack spot and two theatrical trailers for 'The Ringer' and Club Dread. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Halloween (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Africuba
Written by Antonio Romeo
Performed by Ronnie
Courtesy of LoveCat Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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User Reviews

Fazzmatazzmic
28 February 2004 | by cornsmeeSee all my reviews

Club dread is a cinematic treat. Fans of super troopers will understand the clever brand of comedy applied in this film. The accents aren't supposed to be realistic, the situations aren't supposed to be suspenseful, and most of all the acting isn't supposed to be oscar worthy. It's a joke people. It's a movie made by a comedy troop co-starring Bill Paxton. They're not exactly shooting for the stars. What they are trying to do is make you laugh. Let down your guard and admit that you like unnecessary nudity, brutal murders, and fake accents. If you didn't like super troopers you probably won't like this movie but on the same token, if you didn't like super troopers you're an uptight loser with no sense of humor. This movie is flat out funny when taken for what it is, so please do so. If you're looking for a life changing dramatic experience go see The Passion of The Christ but if you want to have a good time laughing at stuff you know is funny, even if you won't admit it, see this film. Smoke some, drink some, or go sober, but have a good time. Peace.


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