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Film / Axeman

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"A weekend to dismember"

Axeman is a 2013 Slasher Movie directed by Joston Thaney.

A group of campers go to Cutter's Creek for a weekend of fun. There's one problem, though: The local legends of a murderous axeman haunting the creek are true. Thus, bodies start piling up.

Had a sequel, subtitled Overkill, released in 2017.

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  • Antagonist Title: The Axeman is the psychopath stalking our heroes.
  • Big Bad: The Axeman stalking our heroes.
  • Bolivian Army Ending: The film ends with the Axeman running at Darlene and Darren, axe held high.
  • Disney Death: Darren is seemingly beaten to death by the Axeman, but is revealed to still be alive when seen again.
    • Also carries over to the sequel where it's revealed that Liz and Tammy survived their seemingly-fatal injuries.
  • Half the Man He Used to Be: The Axeman tries to dispatch Doug this way. It doesn't work, so he hacks the poor sap to death instead.
  • I Call Him "Mr. Happy": Randy calls his penis "Peter Meter."
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  • Ironic Nursery Tune: The Axeman whistles "Three Blind Mice" while hunting down Cassidy.
  • Multiple-Choice Past: The Axeman is either a backwoods serial killer, or a police detective who went crazy after his family was killed by that serial killer.
  • Non-Indicative Name: While he does use an axe a couple times, the Axeman is more of a Knife Nut than an axeman.
  • One-Word Title
  • Sadist: The Axeman of Cutter's Creek, who stalks the woods to torture and kill random people. When his victims ask what he's doing, he dismisses the idea that he even has a reason.
  • Villain Opening Scene: The film starts with the Axeman killing some bank robbers hiding out in his cabin.

Alternative Title(s): Axeman At Cutters Creek


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