Kansas City, Mo. (Nov. 5, 2007) – Tickets will go on sale tomorrow (Nov. 6) for Horrorfest 2007, a multiple-day fright festival featuring eight newly released horror films produced by After Dark Films. Horrorfest 2007 will begin its reign of terror on Friday, Nov. 9, in 51 participating AMC theatres in 24 markets. The festival will continue through Tuesday, Nov. 20.
"This is an exciting film series for true horror movie buffs, especially those who want to pace themselves," said Zach Baze, vice president, marketing at AMC Entertainment Inc. "Horrorfest 2007 offers eight 'frightful' films new to horror fans, and guests can choose to see one or two or can take in all eight as tickets are available."
Horrorfest 2007 individual tickets for each film will be available for purchase online at AMC's ticketing partners, www.movietickets.com and/or www.fandango.com (see following list for participating theatres).
The films featured at Horrorfest 2007 include:
"Unearthed" – Directed by Matthew Leutwyler. A vicious creature trapped for 900 years is unearthed during an archeological dig in the middle of a desolate town. As the carnage escalates, the local sheriff and a group of stranded civilians must find a way to destroy the creature that only has one mission – complete annihilation.
"Deaths of Ian Stone" – Directed by Dario Piana. On an otherwise ordinary night, the young Ian Stone encounters a mysterious creature and is forced into the path of an oncoming train. Rather than face certain death, Ian finds himself reborn into a new life that feels strangely familiar. After his second death, it becomes apparent that Ian is being hunted by an evil presence, and will be forced to die every day until he can solve the mystery of his own life.
"Borderland" – Directed by Zev Berman. When three Texas University students travel to a Mexican border town on the eve of their graduation, the last thing they expect is to face their own deaths. Without warning, they fall prey to an ancient blood cult hellbent on finding candidates for human sacrifice. Based on true events, Borderland tells a story which blends the raw fear of Texas Chainsaw Massacre with the stark reality of In Cold Blood, evoking a world soaked in paranoia, fear, and dread.
"Lake Dead" –Directed by George Bessudo. Three beautiful sisters learn of a long lost grandfather, but only make this discovery upon the news of his grisly death. Enticed to visit grandpa's old home after hearing of an inheritance, the sisters head to the back country with some friends. The group of friends is followed through the gates of a redneck infested hell. The psychotic family occupying the inherited property goes on a killing spree. As the family's twisted motives unravel, the sisters discover a terror worse than death.
"Mulberry Street" – Directed by Jim Mickle. The city that never sleeps may shut its eyes for good when a deadly infection turns its residents to savage creatures. There is only hope for a small few, including six recently evicted tenants who must protect their crumbling apartment complex as the city around them is thrown into chaos...
"Tooth & Nail" –Written, directed, and edited by Mark Young. A small group of survivors in a post-apocalyptic world take refuge in an empty hospital with plans to rebuild society. They rescue a young girl who is the victim of a brutal attack, but soon discover that they were followed by a savage band of cannibals known as Rovers. The Rovers begin to kill them one by one, and the trapped survivors must find a way to outwit their stalkers.
"Nightmare Man" – Directed by Douglas Camfield.. After receiving a mysterious mask, Ellen Morris believes she was attacked by an evil being she calls 'Nightmare Man.' Her husband, Bill, believes she is crazy. On their way to the mental hospital their car breaks down and Bill goes to get gas, leaving Ellen alone. When Nightmare Man appears, Ellen takes off into the woods, unsure whether she is hallucinating or not. She stumbles upon a cabin filled with friends who unknowingly becoming prey the moment Ellen steps inside.
"Crazy Eights" - Directed by: James Koya Jones. Six people are brought together at the funeral of a childhood friend. While settling the estate, they discover a map, which leads them on a search for a long forgotten time capsule, at the request of their dead friend. What they discover reawakens repressed childhood traumas and leads them on a journey through their long abandoned childhood home: a home with a terrible secret and a mysterious dead girl who will lead them to theirstrange fates.
Due to the "R" ratings of each of the films, guests under 17 will not be admitted without a parent or guardian.
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|Arizona||Phoenix||AMC Ahwatukee 24|
|Arizona||Phoenix||AMC Deer Valley 30 with IMAX|
|California||Los Angeles||AMC 30 at The Block|
|California||Los Angeles||AMC Covina 30|
|California||Los Angeles||AMC Ontario Mills 30|
|California||San Diego||AMC Palm Promenade 24|
|Colorado||Denver||AMC Westminster Promenade 24|
|Colorado||Denver||AMC Highlands Ranch 24|
|Connecticut||Hartford||AMC Loews Plainville 20|
|District of Columbia||Washington||AMC Hoffman Center 22|
|Florida||Jacksonville||AMC Regency Square 24|
|Florida||Miami||AMC Sunset Place 24|
|Florida||Orlando||AMC Loews Universal Cineplex 20|
|Florida||Orlando||AMC Pleasure Island 24|
|Florida||Tampa||AMC Veterans Expressway 24|
|Georgia||Atlanta||AMC Southlake Pavilion 24|
|Georgia||Atlanta||AMC Barrett Commons 24|
|Illinois||Chicago||AMC Loews 600 North Michigan 9|
|Illinois||Chicago||AMC South Barrington 30|
|Illinois||Chicago||AMC Cantera 30|
|Kansas||Kansas City||AMC Studio 30 with IMAX|
|Massachusetts||Boston||AMC Loews Liberty Tree Mall 20|
|Massachusetts||Boston||AMC Loews Methuen 20|
|Michigan||Detroit||AMC Loews Southfield 20|
|Michigan||Detroit||AMC Forum 30 with IMAX|
|Missouri||Kansas City||AMC BarryWoods 24|
|Missouri||Kansas City||AMC Parkway 14|
|Nebraska||Omaha||AMC Oakview 24|
|New Jersey||New York City||AMC Loews New Brunswick 18|
|New Jersey||New York City||AMC Loews Jersey Gardens 20|
|New York||New York City||AMC Empire 25|
|New York||New York City||AMC Loews Galleria Metroplex 16|
|New York||New York City||AMC Loews Palisades Center 21|
|New York||New York City||AMC Loews Village 7|
|North Carolina||Charlotte||AMC Concord Mills 24|
|Ohio||Columbus||AMC Easton Town Center 30 with IMAX|
|Ohio||Columbus||AMC Lennox Town Center 24|
|Pennsylvania||Philadelphia||AMC Neshaminy 24|
|Pennsylvania||Philadelphia||AMC Loews Cherry Hill 24|
|Pennsylvania||Philadelphia||AMC Hamilton 24|
|Pennsylvania||Pittsburg||AMC Loews Waterfront 22|
|Texas||Dallas||AMC Mesquite 30|
|Texas||Dallas||AMC The Grand 24|
|Texas||Dallas||AMC Grapevine Mills 30|
|Texas||Houston||AMC Deerbrook 24|
|Texas||Houston||AMC Gulf Pointe 30|
|Texas||Houston||AMC First Colony 24|
|Texas||Houston||AMC Studio 30 - Houston|
|Texas||Houston||AMC Willowbrook 24|
|Texas||San Antonio||AMC Huebner Oaks 24|
|Virginia||Norfolk||AMC Hampton 24|