The Task

July 14th, 2011


The Task

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A group of unlucky reality show contestants must survive the night in a haunted jail.

Release Year: 2011

Rating: 4.0/10 (726 voted)

Director: Alex Orwell

Stars: Alexandra Staden, Victor McGuire, Adam Rayner

Something diabolical is taking place on the set of "The Task" a new reality show in which players complete terrifying missions within the confines of an abandoned prison hoping to win a hefty cash prize. As six young students explore their new environment, malicious spirits make their presence known in the most gruesome ways imaginable, Unable to escape the labyrinthine prison, the contestants become unwitting pawns caught at the centre of a blood-soaked night of terror.

Alexandra Staden - Connie
Victor McGuire - Big Daddy
Adam Rayner - Taylor
Antonia Campbell-Hughes - Angel
Ashley Mulheron - Shoe
Amara Karan - Toni
Tom Payne - Stanton
Marc Pickering - Randall
Texas Battle - Dixon
Sam Stockman - Scelzi
Rob Ostlere - Pisser
Atanas Srebrev - Bob
Jonas Talkington - Clown
Radoslav Parvanov - Kidnapper 2
Valentin Ganev - Warden

Taglines: The Audience Isn't The Only One Watching.

Release Date: 14 July 2011

Filming Locations: Bulgaria

Revealing mistakes: When Connie goes to get Toni from the gas chamber to tell her she found out that she was being tricked. After Connie checks to see if Toni is breathing and realizes that she is dead, you can see that Toni is actually breathing heavily and rapidly.

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User Review

Pretty painful


So basically this movie is a mix between the film "Are you scared" and an old MTV show called "Fear", and lets just say that mix doesn't work very well in this case.

The film is insanely slow, things really don't pick up until about an hour in, and even then its nothing special. The first hour is basically just a bunch of shots of the annoying main characters walking through dark hallways while they talk about how scared they are.

The gore is basically non existent so even the gore hounds won't find something to like in this one. Honestly this could have been a PG-13 horror film, not sure why it was given an R rating.

I do regret watching this flick because all in all it was a pretty big waste. The ending was very dumb and there wasn't really anything to take away from in this disaster. I gave it a 2 simply based on the fact that I do enjoy Reality show/Horror idea. 2/10 Skip it.


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