Hellions Plot Synopsis:A teenager must survive a Halloween night from Hell when malevolent trick-or-treaters come knocking at her door.
Hellions (2015) Review
Hellions (2015) is a Canadian-American horror movie that was filmed in several locations in Ontario, Canada. Bruce McDonald (Pontypool (2008), The Tracey Fragments (2007), The Ray Bradbury Theatre (1985), Hard Core Logo (1996)) failed at making this movie anything worth watching. The movie did, however, capture my attention at the beginning as it showed potential with creepy villains, but then the film appeared as though it did not know what direction it was heading. I think that the visual aspect of the movie was fantastic, but the script/screenplay/dialogue was terrible, so maybe it was the writer that should be blamed. The screenplay/story does not make sense with huge plot holes and a terrible ending.
Hellions revolves around teenager Dora (Chloe Rose - Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001), Teenagers (2014), The Lesser Blessed (2012)) who finds out that she is pregnant with her boyfriend’s baby. Dora likes to get high with her boyfriend Jace (Luke Bilyk - Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001), The Cycle of Broken Grace (2013), Adam’s Testament (2016)) and just wants to have fun on Halloween. Her doctor Henry (Rossif Sutherland - Poor Boy’s Game (2007), Timeline (2003), High Life (2009), The Con Artist (2010)) broke the news to her that she is four weeks pregnant that she says is not possible. Dora goes home and waits for Jase to pick her up. While waiting and not being happy with the situation, she decides to hand out candy to the kids but something is strange as each kid appear more menacing than the previous. No one is home with Dora as her mother took her little brother trick-or-treating. The movie took a turn when one of the trick-or- treaters brings her a bag with Jace’s decapitated head because they demand/want her unborn child. Dora is left with no choice except to fight to save her life from the little monster children. Her pregnancy is progressing at an accelerated rate/unnatural rate making it harder every passing minute.
The movie follows Dora’s character as she tries to survive Halloween night while there is a blood moon as the doctor shows up at Dora house for no reason. The special effects were okay but not excellent. The costumes were wonderful because the kids were very creepy and there is nothing else worth mentioning about the movie. I think horror fans should skip this film and check out our horror list. I gave this movie a four because the director tried and it shows throughout the film.
- Hellions Rating Scores
- Our Score: 4
- Overall Score: 3.59
- IMDB: 4.2
- MetaCritic: 3.4
- Rotten Tomatoes: 2.5
About Hellions 2015
Total Avg. Votes: 2,671 MPAA Rating: R
Hellions Writers: NA
Hellions Director: Bruce McDonald
Production: IFC Films