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* AnAxeToGrind: Jacob's weapon of choice is a fire axe.


* BlatantLies: The film is often promoted with the idea that Jacob is killing as revenge for the prank his friends tried to pull on him. But; with the haunted location, the story that Jacob tells about a worker who got possessed, and Brenda unmasking Jacob to reveal a decaying face underneath, it's pretty obviously a case of possession.



* CoolMask: Jacob's gas mask, combined with a bit of InTheHood, gives him a pretty cool appearance.
* DemonicPossession: The setting of the film is an old haunted factory where a chemical fire took the lives of many workers. Because of this, there is a particularly nasty spirit that ends up taking control of Jacob, causing him to become the film's BigBad.



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Jacob's murderous rampage against the others is motivated by his discovery that they were going to prank him on [=TV=].

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Their latest mark is Jacob (Norbert Velez), a rather creepy young man who's friends have recruited Scary Antics to give him a scare that they hope will make him give up is unsettling interests so he can act like a normal person around them. They decide to have the scare in the abandoned warehouse where Jacob's father used to work, which experienced a fire back in TheSixties.

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Their latest mark is Jacob (Norbert Velez), a rather creepy young man who's friends have recruited Scary Antics to give him a scare that they hope will make him give up is his unsettling interests so he can act like a normal person around them. They decide to have the scare in the abandoned warehouse where Jacob's father used to work, which experienced a fire back in TheSixties.

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* DwindlingParty: As per the requirements of any good horror film, the cast gets picked off one-by-one by Jacob [[spoiler:until he kills Brenda at the end]].


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* HopeSpot: Gary finds and opens the back door, and tells the others he'll be back... [[spoiler:and then Jacob grabs him. See OffWithHisHead below.]]
** [[spoiler:Another at the ending. Just as Brenda has unlocked and opened the door to escape from the building, Jacob grabs her and kills her.]]


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* TragicKeepsake: One of Jacob's friends has a watch that belonged to her father, who died when she was 16.

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* EyeScream: When he bursts into the control room, Jacob stabs David in the eye with the back of his axe.

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* CassandraTruth: When Ed returns with a cooler, the others contact him to warn him of what's going on. Ed just assumes they're trying to pull a prank on him.


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* OffWithHisHead: Jacob decapitates [[spoiler:Gary]] and tosses [[spoiler:his]] head in view of the camera.

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* AbandonedArea: The movie's main setting is an abandoned warehouse where Jacob's dad used to work.


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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Jacob's murderous rampage against the others is motivated by his discovery that they were going to prank him on [=TV=].

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''Hazmat'' is a [[HorrorFilms Horror Film]] by Lou Simon.

Gary (Giordan Diaz) is the host of ''Scary Antics'', a ''Series/ScareTactics''-esque RealityShow that helps people pull scary pranks on their friends. Lately, the show's ratings haven't been doing too well, and they're banking on their latest episode to help turn things around.

Their latest mark is Jacob (Norbert Velez), a rather creepy young man who's friends have recruited Scary Antics to give him a scare that they hope will make him give up is unsettling interests so he can act like a normal person around them. They decide to have the scare in the abandoned warehouse where Jacob's father used to work, which experienced a fire back in TheSixties.

Unfortunately, Jacob's fight-or-flight response makes him kill their professional scare actor, Tim (Mario Nalini), which leads him to discover that he's being pranked. And he doesn't take it too well. Soon enough, everyone is holed up in the control room, trying to figure out how to escape from Jacob's wrath.

The movie was released on August 16th, 2013.

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!!''Hazmat'' contains examples of:
* AnAxeToGrind: Jacob's weapon of choice is a fire axe.
* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: Just as Brenda is about to escape the building and be the SoleSurvivor, Jacob grabs her and kills her.]]
* OneWordTitle: Naturally, with a title like "Hazmat".
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