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Detention (2012)

Detention

Overview


Genre

Horror, Comedy

Release Date

April 13, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

88 min.

Production Budget

$10 millions

Studio

Samuel Goldwyn Films

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Joseph Kahn

Producer

Richard Weager, Maryann Tanedo, Joseph Kahn

Screenwriter

Joseph Kahn, Mark Palermo

Starring

Story


Detention is a teen horror-comedy where the local students of Grizzly Lake must survive their final year of high school. Standing in their way is a slasher movie killer who has seemingly come to life. It becomes a race against time to stop the killer and save the world - if only they can get out of detention. The Detention cuts through prom. Most of them don't have dates anyway.

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Poster of Samuel Goldwyn Films' Detention (2012)
Shanley Caswell stars as Riley Jones in Samuel Goldwyn Films' Detention (2012)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..the film offers a nonstop assault of stimulation - it's hard to imagine anyone would notice the distraction..”
by Peter Hartlaub [San Francisco Chronicle]
“..combines the bravura mash-up showmanship and Wikipedic '90s pop-culture savvy of a Girl Talk album with the frivolous..”
by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]
“..for 20 minutes, i's one of the worst movies I've ever seen..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]