The Wizard of Gore (2007 film)

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The Wizard of Gore
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DVD cover
Directed by Jeremy Kasten
Produced by Jeremy Kasten
Glenn W. Gardner
Christopher Duddy
Daniel Gold
Dan Griffiths
Written by Zach Chassler
Starring Kip Pardue
Bijou Phillips
Crispin Glover
Joshua Miller
with Brad Dourif
and Jeffrey Combs
Music by Steve Porcaro
Cinematography Christopher Duddy
Edited by Jeremy Kasten
Open Sky Entertainment
Distributed by Dimension Extreme Films
Genius Products
Release dates
  • May 17, 2007 (2007-05-17) (Cannes)
  • June 22, 2007 (2007-06-22) (LA)
  • August 19, 2008 (2008-08-19)
Running time
94 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Wizard of Gore is a 2007 splatter/noir horror film directed by Jeremy Kasten and starring Kip Pardue, Bijou Phillips, Crispin Glover, Joshua Miller, Brad Dourif, Jeffrey Combs, and the Suicide Girls.[1] The film is a remake of the 1970 Herschell Gordon Lewis film of the same name.[1]


A magician named Montag the Magnificent puts on elaborate magic shows in a dilapidated post-punk Los Angeles in which he seemingly kills, in brutal torturous fashions, beautiful young women who nevertheless appear alive and unharmed at the end of the trick. Later, however, the victims are found dead of the same wounds that Montag gave them. Ed Bigelow, a young journalist with a trust fund and vintage style, tries to solve the mystery, but ends up discovering that he may be more involved than he first thought.



The Wizard of Gore was filmed in Los Angeles and director Kasten refers to it as "love letter" to Downtown L.A.[citation needed]




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