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Toolbox Murders
Toolbox Murders (2004)
Credits
Title: Toolbox Murders
Directed by: Tobe Hooper
Written by: Jace Anderson; Adam Gierasch
Produced by: Ryan Carroll; Frank Strausser; Ronnie Truss; Mark Wooding
Music by: Joseph Conlan
Cinematography: Steve Yedlin
Edited by: Andrew Cohen
Production
Distributed by: Alpine Pictures; Scary Movies LLC
Released: April 10th, 2004
Rating: R
Running time: 95 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
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Toolbox Murders is a 2004 horror film of the slasher sub-genre. It was directed by horror veteran Tobe Hooper and was a remake of the 1978 Dennis Donnelly film The Toolbox Murders. The movie premiered at the Philadelphia International Film Festival on April 10th, 2004 and had a limited theatrical release. Toolbox Murders stars genre favorite Angela Bettis as Nell Barrows, a teacher who relocates to the Lusman Arms apartment complex in Los Angeles with her husband Steven. When residents of the crumbling building begin to disappear, Nell begins investigating and finds a series of macabre symbols decorating the Lusman Arms that leads to a horrifying secret. The intensity grows as a masked killer lurks the hidden corridors of the complex, murdering people with a variety of power tools.

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  • The tagline for this film is, "If you lived here, you'd be dead by now".
  • Screenwriter Adam Gierasch played the role of the eerie maintenance man Ned Lundy.
  • The film opens with the following narrative:

Every year, thousands of people come to Los Angeles to pursue their dreams. Some succeed. Some go home. And some just disappear.

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