• Red State (2011)

Red State

Release Date: October 21st, 2011

DVD Release Date: October 18th, 2011

R |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

Three horny teenagers -- Travis (Michael Angarano), Jarod (Kyle Gallner) and Billy-Ray (Nicholas Braun) -- can't believe their luck when they meet a woman online who says she wants to hook up with all three of them at once. But the promise of sex is a trap, and the boys find themselves in the hands of Abin Cooper (Michael Parks), a lunatic preacher who spews so much hatred that even neo-Nazis stay away. Cooper means to kill the trio for their sins, prompting a desperate bid for escape.

Cast: Michael Parks, John Goodman, Melissa Leo, Kyle Gallner, Michael Angarano, Nicholas Braun, Stephen Root, Kerry Bishé

Director: Kevin Smith

Genres: Thriller , Horror

Production Co: The Harvey Boys

Keywords: Underdog, Small town, Daughter, 2010s, Suspenseful

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    Red State is as profane and anti-establishment as any of his other films, but the stakes are infinitely higher this time: This Kevin Smith movie has an astonishing body count. show more

  • 40

    Smith isn't up to doing anything other than setting up caricatures and then knocking them down. show more

  • 60
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Red State is cleverly contrarian enough to get a rise out of almost any audience. show more

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