- "A weekend to dismember"
Axeman is a 2013 Slasher Movie directed by Joston Thaney.
Had a sequel, subtitled Overkill, released in 2017.
This film contains examples of:
- 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."
- 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.