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The American Scream

HD   Unrated Closed Captioning

Michael Paul Stephenson

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About the Movie

In a small Massachusetts community, three Halloween-obsessed households transform into neighbor-terrifying supernatural wonderlands in this documentary from the director of BEST WORST MOVIE.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 8
  • Fresh: 8
  • Rotten: 0
  • Average Rating: 7.4/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: Though not must-see cinema, it is entertaining and affecting. – Ernest Hardy, Village Voice, Oct 19, 2012

Fresh: We discover that the haunted house hobby has inspired a small industry, annual conventions and inspirational talks by haunters. – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times, Oct 25, 2012

Fresh: Think Death of a Salesman with demons. – Eric Kohn, indieWire, Oct 5, 2012

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Customer Reviews

Great Doc on the greatest Holiday!

This was a very emotional documentary about the lives that are effected by the love of Halloween decorations. It's heart warming and a great way to spend a family night before any holiday.

A Haunted Treasure

A wonderful slice of Americana. If you have any love for Halloween or an appreciation for the passion people put into making it a special night for their community, check this out.

Fun fare for Halloween or any other time!

This documentary captures the extraordinary personality of 'Haunters'. The detail is terrific and keeps the audience interested- just waiting for what each 'Haunter' does next. Same team behind "Best Worst Movie" and the geeksploitation indy, "Zero Charisma". Each one a don't miss - highly recommend all of them.

The American Scream
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  • $7.99
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Released: 2012

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