The Final Girls
Taissa Farmiga, Nina Dobrev and Malin Akerman star in the horror-comedy The Final Girls. A teenage girl (Farmiga) and her friends are sucked into the ’80s slasher film that starred her mother (Akerman).
Release Date: October 9, 2015 (Theaters, VOD, Digital)
Studio: Stage 6 Films, Vertical Entertainment
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson
Screenwriter: Mark Fortin, Josh Miller
Cast: Taissa Farmiga, Nina Dobrev, Malin Akerman, Adam DeVine, Thomas Middleditch, Alia Shawkat, Alexander Ludwig, Angela Trimbur, Tory N. Thompson, Chloe Bridges
Running Time: 1 hr. 28 min.
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for horror violence, some crude and sexual material, language and drug use.
"The Final Girls" is an unconventional comedy about Max, a high school senior, who is mysteriously transported with her friends into a 1980s horror film that starred Max’s mother, a celebrated scream queen. Trapped inside the movie, Max finds herself reunited with her mom, who she lost in real life. Together with Max’s friends, they must fend off the camp counselors’ raging hormones, battle a deranged machete-wielding killer and find a way to escape the movie and make it back home.