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Red State (2011)

Red State

Overview


Genre

Horror, Thriller

Release Date

September 23, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

97 min.

Production Budget

$4 millions

Studio

Smodcast Pictures

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Cast and Crew


Director

Kevin Smith

Producer

Jonathan Gordon

Screenwriter

Kevin Smith

Starring

Story


The 10th film from writer/director Kevin Smith ("Clerks", "Chasing Amy", "Dogma", "Clerks 2", "Zack & Miri Make a Porno"), RED STATE unfolds in a small town dominated by a fundamentalist preacher, Abin Cooper. It tells the story of three high school boys who, on their way to an internet arranged meeting with a woman, end up crossing paths with Cooper. The encounter sets into motion a series of events that causes all hell to break loose. A horror thriller that could only come from the imagination of Smith, RED STATE stars Tarantino and Rodriguez favorite Michael Parks ("From Dusk Till Dawn", "Kill Bill Vols. 1 & 2"), Oscar Nominee for Best Actress Melissa Leo ("The Fighter," "Frozen River") and John Goodman, Michael Angarano, Kyle Gallner and Nicholas Braun.

Pictures (18 photos)


Michael Park stars as Pastor Abin Cooper in Smodcast Pictures' Red State (2011)
Michael Angarano stars as Travis and Nicholas Braun stars as Billy-Ray in Smodcast Pictures' Red State (2011)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..the movies are full of rage, life and humor, and to find fault with their sloppy editing or awkward performances is to miss the point..”
by A.O. Scott [New York Times]
“..is cleverly contrarian enough to get a rise out of almost any audience..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
“..a grim and gory story that's part '70s hillbilly horror, part conspiracy drama, it's not like anything the filmmaker has made before..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]