Jack the Giant Killer (2013 Asylum film)

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"Jack the Giant Killer (2013 film)" redirects here. For the big budget film from the same year, see Jack the Giant Slayer.
Jack the Giant Killer
Directed by Mark Atkins
Produced by
Screenplay by Mark Atkins
Starring
Music by Chris Ridenhour
Cinematography Mark Atkins
Production
  company
The Asylum
Distributed by The Asylum
Release date(s)
  • March 12, 2013 (2013-03-12)[1]
Country United States
Language English

Jack the Giant Killer is an American fantasy film produced by The Asylum and directed by Mark Atkins. A modern take of the fairy tales Jack the Giant Killer and Jack and the Beanstalk, the film stars Ben Cross and Jane March. It is a mockbuster of Jack the Giant Slayer.

Plot[edit]

After climbing a giant beanstalk, Jack discovers a land in the clouds populated by evil beasts. When the beasts make their way down to Earth, he must figure out how to get back down and save everyone from the oncoming threat.

Cast[edit]

  • Ben Cross as Agent Hinton
  • Jane March as Serena
  • Jamie Atkins as Jack Krutchens
  • Vicki Glover as Lisa Russell
  • Harry Dyer as Newald Krutchens
  • Tanya Winsor as Sharon Mason
  • Julian Boote as Nigel Mason
  • Jon Campling as Jess Walters
  • Steve McTigue as General O'Shauncey
  • Robert Boyle as Sargeant Jones
  • Noel Ross as Constable Milton
  • Nigel Peever as Oscar Madison

Release[edit]

The film was released direct-to-video and on video-on-demand on March 12, 2013. In the tradition of The Asylum's catalog, Jack the Giant Killer is a mockbuster of the New Line Cinema/Legendary Pictures film Jack the Giant Slayer.[2]

Reception[edit]

Influx Magazine rated it "D" and called it "pretty bad".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Foy, Scott (2013-02-10). "Would You Trade Some Magic Beans for Artwork and a Trailer for The Asylum’s Jack the Giant Killer?". Dread Central. Retrieved 2014-01-01. 
  2. ^ Foy, Scott (2012-12-11). "More on The Asylum / Warner Bros. Hobbit Fiasco". Dread Central. Retrieved 2013-01-23. 
  3. ^ "Jack the Giant Killer". Influx Magazine. 2013-03-29. Retrieved 2014-01-01. 

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