Trick 'r treat

DVD - 2009

Intertwines four tales together. A high school principal moonlights as a vicious serial killer; the quest for that special someone by a young virgin takes a gruesome turn; a group of teens carries out a cruel prank with disastrous consequences; and a cantankerous old man battles a mischievous trick-or-treating demon.

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Genres
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Published
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009, c2008.
Edition
Full screen and widescreen presentations
Language
English
French
Spanish
Item Description
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: "Trick 'r treat: season's greetings" animated short with optional commentary by Michael Dougherty.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (DVD)(82 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Format
NTSC ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Audience
MPAA rating: R; horror violence, some sexuality/nudity and language. CHV Rating: 14A.
Production Credits
Director of photography, Glen MacPherson ; editor, Robert Ivison ; music by Douglas Pipes.
ISBN
1419860909
9781419860904
Other Authors
Michael Dougherty (-), Douglas Pipes, composer
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Four intertwined tales of a secret serial killer, a college virgin, teenage pranksters, and a woman who hates Halloween all take place one Halloween night.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

It is said that Halloween is the night when the dead rise to walk among us and other unspeakable things roam free. The rituals of All Hallows Eve were devised to protect us from their evil mischief, and one small town is about to be taught a terrifying lesson that some traditions are best not forgotten. Nothing is what it seems when a suburban couple learns the dangers of blowing out a Jack-o-Lantern before midnight; four women cross paths with a costumed stalker at a local festival; a group of pranksters goes too far and discovers the horrifying truth buried in a local legend; and a cantankerous old hermit is visited by a strange trick-or-treater with a few bones to pick. Costumes and candy, ghouls and goblins, monsters and mayhem...the tricks and treats of Halloween turn deadly as strange creatures of every variety--human and otherwise--try to survive the scariest night of the year.