Urban Legends: Final Cut

Urban Legends: Final Cut

Directed by John Ottman

Amy, Travis and Graham are student filmmakers who would love to make it big in Hollywood. But first they've got to survive their last semester at Alpine University, a renowned film school where the competition is “killer.” Taking a break from documentaries, Amy decides her thesis will be a fictional, psychological thriller about those contemporary tall tales known as urban legends. But when Amy's film crew starts falling prey to fatal “accidents” and all the dots start to connect back to her, she realizes she must unmask the killer before she, too, becomes an urban legend.

A film student's thesis project runs into production problems when her cast and crew members start turning up dead.

Cast: Jennifer Morrison, Eva Mendes, Anthony Anderson, Joseph Lawernce

Member Reviews

Wow, ok. So Urban Legend (1998) was one of the early horror/slasher movies I cut my teeth on at the tender age of 11 or so...I’ve seen it multiple times and it holds a special place in my heart. This sequel I’ve seen only once before, I think when it came out on home video for rental at the Blockbuster, and so I didn’t remember much. But the cast has some personal faves, Jennifer Morrison chief among them, so I gave this a rewatch tonight. As a horror/suspense movie- well, it fails. Far too many cliches indulged in and stereotypical pitfalls taken for it to scare, or even slightly startle. BUT, I get what they were trying to do, with the whole “meta” take on the genre and in filmmaking in general. The Scream franchise probably did it better, but I’ll give it some points for effort. Cinematography and sound design were average. I did appreciate the emphasis on practical gore effects- clearly the film lands on the “fuck George Lucas” side of the CGI vs. practical debate (seeing as that is a literal quote from a side character at one point). Overall a campy if not generic 2000s-era slasher, maybe too smart for its own good, but hey- a lot of its peers were too. I found this one entertaining enough to warrant the watch.

LJoFrights
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17 hours ago

Wow, ok. So Urban Legend (1998) was one of the early horror/slasher movies I cut my teeth on at the tender age of 11 or so...I’ve seen it multiple times and it holds a special place in my heart. This sequel I’ve seen only once before, I think when it came out on home video for rental at the Blockbuster, and so I didn’t remember much. But the cast has some personal faves, Jennifer Morrison chief among them, so I gave this a rewatch tonight. As a horror/suspense movie- well, it fails. Far too many cliches indulged in and stereotypical pitfalls taken for it to scare, or even slightly startle. BUT, I get what they were trying to do, with the whole “meta” take on the genre and in filmmaking in general. The Scream franchise probably did it better, but I’ll give it some points for effort. Cinematography and sound design were average. I did appreciate the emphasis on practical gore effects- clearly the film lands on the “fuck George Lucas” side of the CGI vs. practical debate (seeing as that is a literal quote from a side character at one point). Overall a campy if not generic 2000s-era slasher, maybe too smart for its own good, but hey- a lot of its peers were too. I found this one entertaining enough to warrant the watch.

LJoFrights
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17 hours ago

i mean its not the greatest plot twist ehhh the onky good actor was the black woman cop...

Dalil1ne
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a day ago

I love this movie. This and the first one are really good.

Haloh4
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2 days ago

typical 90's style thriller...i didnt think it was so good

jfox61424
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a day ago