The Shortcut(Movie, 2009)

| 1h 40min | Genres: Mystery, Horror, Thriller
The ShortcutRating: 2.4/5 (with 31 votes)
The Shortcut (retitled Avoid the Shortcut) is a 2009 American horror film directed by Nicholaus Goossen and written by Dan Hannon and Scott Sandler. The film's plot centers on two brothers who discover a rarely used shortcut and learn its dark secret. The film stars Andrew Seeley, Shannon Woodward, Dave Franco and Katrina Bowden. Hannon and Sandler developed the screenplay in 2008 for Scary Madison, the newly formed horror division of Happy Madison Productions, the production company of comedian Adam Sandler, and Leomax, who financed and coproduced the film. Released in North America by Leomax on September 29, 2009, the film received mixed to favorable reviews, and was a commercial failure. Critics found the film to be above average and effective, but criticized its script as lacking character development. ()
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"The Shortcut" is currently available on 1 providers. The Shortcut can be rented on Amazon Instant Video (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Also available at on: DVD

About The Shortcut

When Derek (AnDrew Seeley) moves to a new town and discovers a shortcut through the woods to his high school, he learns about a crazy old man who lives near its path: Legend has it that he abducted a group of teenagers years ago. Ignoring the warning, Derek and his friends set out to uncover the dark secret that's buried deep in the woods. But will they survive to tell it?

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 8 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 02/07/2009
Director: Nicholaus Goossen
Producer: Adam Sandler
Screenwriter: Dan Hannon
Film Editor: Jake Adam York
Director of Photography: Mark Irwin
Composer: Michael Suby
Keywords: suspense
Revenue: 5,000,000 USD

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