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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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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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Get Up. Live Your Day. Get Killed. Again.


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Rated PG-13 for violence/terror, crude sexual content, language, some drug material and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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13 October 2017 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,039,025, 15 October 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$55,641,280, 7 December 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$56,300,000, 26 October 2017
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Bayfield University Baby killer costume was designed by Tony Gardner, who also designed the Ghostface mask, the horror icon of the Scream franchise and which is a reworked version of the Father's Death Halloween costume. See more »

Goofs

When Tree is attempting to elude the masked killer in the hospital parking garage, she flees in Gregory's silver Mercedes-Benz, using a floor mounted shifter, which that model does not have. In the US all Mercedes-Benz models come standard with a steering column mounted shifter. See more »

Quotes

Lori Spengler: How do you know this?
Tree Gelbman: Because you already killed me once
Lori Spengler: Well I guess I'll just have to kill you all over again
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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 »

Connections

References Scream 2 (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Bad Luck
Written by Huynh Hien Nang
Performed by Lip B
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Good for a fun beer & movies night
16 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

Happy Death Day is probably not going to become a cult classic of any sorts but if you like horror/comedy type of films you might like it. It starts of quite seriously and looks like it is taking the direction of a typical on college campus slasher. After a while it takes a nice turn and becomes much lighter and that is when some of the comedy elements kick in. It also had a few twists which was a nice surprise. You are not going to avoid any clichés by watching it since it has them all, good looking bitchy sorority girls, a handsome college professor with an English accent and a good-hearted shy kid.

One thing I could not get out of my mind while watching it is how similar to Before I Fall it is. It is a drama/mystery also released this year and the premise is almost the same although Before I Fall feels more serious.

Do not take Happy Death Day too seriously, relax and you should have fun watching it. I believe that was the main intention of everyone involved in making it.


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