The Rage (2007 film)

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The Rage
The Rage theatrical poster
Directed by Robert Kurtzman
Produced by John Bisson
Matt Jerrams
Anne Kurtzman
Gary Jones
Written by John Bisson
Robert Kurtzman
Starring Andrew Divoff
Erin Brown
Music by Edward Douglas (Midnight Syndicate)
Cinematography Robert Kurtzman
Edited by Andrew Sagar
Distributed by Screen Media Films
Release date
  • July 13, 2007 (2007-07-13) (Fantasia Festival)
  • February 26, 2008 (2008-02-26) (United States)
Running time
86 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Rage is a 2007 horror film about a mad scientist who injects people with a rage virus in his laboratory in the woods.

The film stars Andrew Divoff and Erin Brown and was directed by Robert Kurtzman. It was first shown at the Fantasia Festival in Canada on July 13, 2007 and released on DVD by the independent company Screen Media Films on February 26, 2008.

The entire film is filmed in and around the town of Crestline, Ohio in the United States.

The music videos for Mushroomhead's "12 Hundred" and "Damage Done" were filmed on the set, and are featured in the film's DVD.


A mad scientist named Dr. Viktor Vasilienko (Andrew Divoff) is disillusioned with capitalist society and creates a virus that is designed to make people rage with anger. In his hidden laboratory in the woods, he begins testing the virus on innocents. His experiments don't go as planned and his infected victims escape into the wilderness. There, the infection spreads as vultures eat the remains of the test subjects and become out of control with the compulsion to eat human flesh. Five friends, Pris (Sean Serino), her boyfriend Jay (Anthony Clark) and their friends Kat (Erin Brown), Josh (Ryan Hooks) and Olivia (Rachel Scheer) become involved when their RV is attacked by the vultures the forest. Can Pris stop Dr. Vasilienko? Or will she and her friends becomes his victims?


Actor Role
Andrew Divoff Dr. Viktor Vasilienko
Erin Brown Kat
Reggie Bannister Uncle Ben
Ryan Hooks Josh
Rachel Scheer Olivia
Sean Serino Pris
Anthony Clark Jay
Keith Herrick Misfit/Dave
Alan Tuskes Gor
Christopher Allen Nelson Chris
Steve Felton Skinny
Jeffrey Hetrick Jeffrey Nothing
Waylon Reavis Waylon
Dave Felton Gravy
Jack Kilcoyne Pig Benis
Tom Schmitz Shmotz
Rick Thomas Stitch


A series of prequel comic books entitled Robert Kurtzman's Beneath The Valley of The Rage was released by The Scream Factory in April, 2008.

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