Club Dread

February 27th, 2004


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Left to Right: Brittany Daniel, Bill Paxton, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Lindsay Price, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske and Jay Chandrasekhar.Still of Bill Paxton and Paul Soter in Club DreadLeft to Right: Erik Stolhanske, Steve Lemme, Jay Chandrasekhar, Paul Soter, Kevin Heffernan and Brittany Daniel.Left to Right: Kevin Heffernan, Jordan Ladd, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Bill Paxton, Brittany Daniel, Jay Chandrasekhar and Erik Stolhanske.Kevin Heffernan (far left), Erik Stolhanske (blue shirt) Director Jay Chandrasekhar (center).Still of Brittany Daniel, Jordan Ladd and Steve Lemme in Club Dread

When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort -- a hedonistic island paradise for swingers --- it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence ... or at least hide it!

Release Year: 2004

Rating: 5.4/10 (15,308 voted)

Critic's Score: 45/100

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar

Stars: Jay Chandrasekhar, Bill Paxton, Kevin Heffernan

Broken Lizard is surrounded by limber, wanton women on a booze-soaked island resort owned by Coconut Pete, a rock star has-been. But the non-stop party takes a turn for the weird when dead bodies start turning up. Everyone begins to look suspicious. Could it be Sam, of the Fun Police brigade, who is quick-on-the- trigger with his tequila loaded super-soaker; Jenny, the over-sexed, fitness instructor; Juan, the flamboyant diving instructor with a secret third-world past; Putman, the bratty-British tennis coach/fanatic; Dave, the ecstasy-crazed, adopted nephew of Coconut Pete; or the burly masseuse blessed with a creepy touch--that can render anyone into instant Jell-O? Can the inhabitants of Pleasure Island unite, solve the mystery and restore happy hour to this tropical bacchanal?

Writers: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan

Elena Lyons - Stacy
Dan Montgomery Jr. - Rolo
Tanja Reichert - Kellie
Nat Faxon - Manny
Michael Weaver - Roy
Kevin Heffernan - Lars
Michael Yurchak - Burke
Jordan Ladd - Penelope
Brittany Daniel - Jenny
Richard Perello - Cliff
Steve Lemme - Juan
Jay Chandrasekhar - Putman
Paul Soter - Dave
Erik Stolhanske - Sam
Lindsay Price - Yu

Taglines: From the warped minds who brought you Super Troopers.


Official Website: Fox [United States] |

Release Date: 27 February 2004

Filming Locations: Mexico

Box Office Details

Budget: $8,550,000(estimated)

Opening Weekend: $3,035,688 (USA) (29 February 2004) (1807 Screens)

Gross: $4,992,159 (USA) (4 April 2004)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  | USA: (unrated version)

Did You Know?

Originally, there were a few scenes that explain more about Steve Lemme's character (Juan) - apparently, he grew up on a goat farm - but they were the first to be removed from the film.

Continuity: Before Juan and Penolope start kissing, she gives him a hat, and it falls to the floor. When he remembers he has to make s'mores, Penolope doesn't pick the hat up, but after he runs away, she drops it to the ground.

Fiona: Play Margaritaville!

User Review

Much Better Than It's Reviews


I have been sitting and reading the completly brutal reviews of this movie for about two hours now and I guess me and my two friends are the only ones that found this movie HILLARIOUS.

As the movie started, I was thinking "Oh great, Scary Movie 4". But the more that Club Dread went on, the jokes got better, and I couldn't stop laughing. From Sam the fun police to Jenni (played by the super hot Brittney Daniel) each charecter was histarical. Especially Cocanut Pete who everyone seems to think was a unfunny atempt at Jimmy Buffet, in case you didn't notice, in the movie they take a shot at him being a Jimmy Buffet rip off "Play Maragrita Ville!".

And before you dismis my recamendation as yammering from a Broken Lizard fan boy don't think so soon, I have never seen any other Broken Lizard flicks, but after this wonderfully executed movie, I plan on it.

I think it sums up to you have to have a certain since of bizar humour at some points and just keep a open mind when watching the movie. It wasn't the best movie I've seen by far, but I am going over lines in my head this morning from two nights ago and still laughing.

Broken Lizards Club Dread is a extremly funny movie that doesn't deserve to be bashed like it is. It is a very funny..... comedic slasher. The Jimmy Buffet rip offs and cheesy ending is exactly what Broken Lizard was aiming for, and if you look at it like that, many of the "mistakes" become funny as oposed to angering.

The Final Numbers 8 out of 10.