Detention (2011)

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  • IMDb page: Detention (2011)
  • Rate: 5.9/10 total 377 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy | Horror
  • Release Date: 13 April 2012 (USA)
  • Budget: $10,000,000(estimated)
  • Director: Joseph Kahn
  • Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Dane Cook and Spencer Locke
  • Original Music By: Brain Mantia  (as Brain) Melissa Reese  (as Melissa) 

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Joseph Kahn  written by
  • Mark Palermo  written by

Known Trivia

    Plot: A slasher-movie killer frightens a group of teens during their senior year of high school. |  »

    Story: A slasher-movie killer frightens a group of teens during their senior year of high school.

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    Produced By:

    • Robert Abramoff known as executive producer
    • Nicole Ehrlich known as co-producer
    • Josh Hutcherson known as executive producer
    • Joseph Kahn known as producer
    • David Kang known as executive producer
    • Jennifer Krobot known as associate producer
    • Mark Palermo known as co-producer
    • Clayton Reaser known as executive producer
    • Vernon Reaser known as executive producer
    • Justin Charles Smith known as co-producer
    • Mary Ann Tanedo known as producer
    • Greg Tharp known as co-producer
    • Richard Weager known as producer

    FullCast & Crew:

    • Josh Hutcherson known as Clapton Davis
    • Dane Cook known as Principal Verge
    • Spencer Locke known as Ione
    • Shanley Caswell known as Riley Jones
    • Aaron Perilo known as Mike
    • Brooke Haven known as Beauty Beast Victim
    • Parker Bagley known as Billy Nolan
    • Jesse Heiman known as Nerd
    • Lindsey Morgan known as Alexis Spencer
    • Walter Perez known as Elliot Fink
    • Richard Brake known as Mr. Nolan
    • Brian Guest
    • Carrie Wiita known as Cinderhella
    • Will Wallace known as Doug Jones
    • Michael Esparza known as Pedro
    • James Black known as Mr.Cooper
    • Kate Kelton known as Madison
    • Jessica Lee known as Cheerleader #1
    • Jan Anderson known as Ms. Macintire
    • Erica Shaffer known as Sloan
    • Arthur Darbinyan known as Dr. Murdock
    • Danae McKillop known as Tall Blonde Football Mom
    • Matthew Albrecht known as Greg- male delinquent (as Matthew Philips)
    • Tammy Minoff known as Wendy
    • Aaron David Johnson known as Sander Sanderson
    • Ryan Heinke known as Dork
    • Yves Bright known as Mr. Kendall
    • Melanie Abramoff known as Lollapalooza
    • Marque Richardson known as Tobe T (as Marque Richardson II)
    • Alison Woods known as Taylor Fisher
    • Tiffany Boone known as Mimi
    • Joseph Keane known as Metro boy
    • Erich Lane known as Young Doug Jones
    • Julie Dolan known as Taylor's Mom
    • Marlene Manes known as Student
    • Kristin Ige known as Student (as Krystin Ige)
    • Adam Aarons known as Student
    • Life Garland known as Angry Black Guy
    • Jay Brian Winnick known as Principal Woodruff
    • Allison Paige known as Female Student
    • Westley Nguyen known as Cameraman
    • Aaron Albert known as Young Verge
    • Kristine Caluya known as Bikini Waxer
    • Justin Charles Smith known as Red
    • Skye P. Marshall known as News Reporter
    • Sara Amini known as Student
    • Pamela Cedar known as Football Fan
    • Joel Harold known as Jerffery Male Cheerleading
    • Javier Montoya known as Football Player
    • Brennan Murray known as Nerd
    • Matthew Jordan known as Football Fan
    • Jean Elie known as Wrestler
    • Ilana Cohn known as Officer Marge McNally
    • John Reha known as Nerd 1992
    • Jonathan Park known as Toshiba
    • Travis Fleetwood known as Gord
    • Bryce Blais known as Bowler
    • Nicolo Dorian known as Sophomore Chump
    • Patrick Babbitt known as Uber Nerd
    • Daniel Blake known as Football Player (as Daniel Blake Masterson)
    • Rootie Boyd known as Cameraman
    • Annie Hsu known as Party patron
    • Josh Breeding known as Thief
    • Alex Rouch known as The High Five Kid
    • Mickey River known as Punk (as Mickey Jury)
    • Tyler Sean Palmer known as Burn Out
    • Eliot Bitting known as Young Billy Nolan
    • Ruben Colunga known as Student
    • Adam Waller known as Bass Guitarist
    • Richie McCord known as Student
    • John Andrade known as Store Costumer2
    • Pierangelo Buonamici known as Reject
    • Harry Anthony Shelley known as Officer Randy Randazzo
    • Timothy Snopkowski known as Student
    • Ron Bakken known as Football Player
    • Candace McKinney known as Student (uncredited)
    • Jeffrey Patrick Olson known as Mr. Kendall's boyfriend (uncredited)
    • Haref Topete known as Football player (uncredited)

    ..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

    • Megan Brown known as special makeup effects artist
    • Melanie Deforrest known as makeup artist
    • Shelley Rucker known as key makeup artist
    • Vivien Sainz known as make-up and hair
    • Joanne Wu known as special makeup effects artist

    Art Department:

    • Jeremy Adams known as storyboard artist
    • Kyle Ayling known as set dresser
    • Josiah Crawford known as property master
    • Dan Fraga known as visual consultant
    • Mary Gillespie known as concept artist
    • Sarah M. Gonzalez known as art assistant
    • Dot Lung known as graphic designer
    • Nick Thompson known as storyboard artist


    Production Companies:

    • Detention Films (II)

    Other Companies:

    • ABS Payroll & Production Accounting Services  payroll services
    • Camtec Motion Picture Camera Rentals  camera equipment provided by
    • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera cranes
    • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera dollies


    • Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) (2011) (worldwide) (theatrical)

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    Special Effects:

    • Ingenuity Engine (visual effects)

    Visual Effects by:

    • Gerard Andal known as digital compositor: Ingenuity Engine
    • Kyle Andal known as digital compositor: Ingenuity Engine
    • Geoff DuQuette known as digital compositor
    • Macklenan Hasham known as digital compositor
    • Macklenan Hasham known as matte painter
    • David Lebensfeld known as visual effects supervisor: Ingenuity Engine
    • Michael Lebensfeld known as visual effects coordinator: Ingenuity Engine
    • John Martini known as lead CG artist: Ingenuity Engine
    • Grant Miller known as visual effects supervisor: Ingenuity Engine
    • Matthew Poliquin known as visual effects producer: Ingenuity Engine
    • Shawn Schminke known as vfx editor: Ingenuity Engine
    • Nicholas Sorenson known as lead vfx compositor: Ingenuity Engine
    • Joseph A. Spano III known as digital compositor
    • Chris Watts known as visual effects supervisor

    Release Date:

    • USA 13 March 2011 (South by Southwest Film Festival)
    • France 27 November 2011 (Paris International Fantastic Film Festival)
    • USA 6 April 2012 (limited)
    • USA 13 April 2012

    MPAA: Rated R for bloody violence, crude and sexual content, nudity, language, some teen drinking and drug use


    Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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