The American Scream Movie


The American Scream

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2012 | NR | Documentary

In a small Massachusetts community, three Halloween-obsessed households transform into neighbor-terrifying supernatural wonderlands in this documentary.

U.S. Release Date

The American Scream release date was Friday, October 5, 2012. This was a Los Angeles release.

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Directed by

Michael Stephenson


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NR Not Rated


Every Halloween, sleepy Fairhaven, Massachusetts erupts with the most ambitiously creative spookery in the world. Endless styrofoam tombstones and backyard beasts come courtesy of a few supremely dedicated local "home haunters" who've devoted their lives to the art of handmade monstermaking. The American Scream follow s three of these horrific households to uncover the triumphs and tragedies that come with carrying the blackened banner of true Halloween spirit.
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  • Best Picture in the Documentary Features category - Fantastic Fest 2012

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