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Willard (2003)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 14 March 2003 (USA)
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A young man with an unusual connection to rats uses them at his own sociopathic will.

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Complete credited cast:
... Willard
... Mr. Martin
... Cathryn (as Laura Elena Harring)
... Mrs. Stiles
... Ms. Leach (as Kimberly Patton)
William S. Taylor ... Mr. Garter
Edward Horn ... Colquitt
Gus Lynch ... George Foxx
... Janice Mantis
David Parker ... Detective Boxer
... Officer Salmon
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Storyline

This is the story of Willard Stiles who is a social misfit taking care of his ill and fragile but verbally abusive mother Henrietta in a musty old mansion that is also home to a colony of rats. Willard then finds himself constantly humiliated in front of his co-workers and is eventually fired by his cruel and uncaring boss, Mr. Frank Martin, a vicious man whose professional interest in Willard extends to a personal financial one. Written by Anthony Pereyra <[email protected]>

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This Spring Stand Up And Bite Back See more »


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Rated PG-13 for terror/violence, some sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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14 March 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Vingança de Willard  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,010,593, 16 March 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,886,089

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,546,666
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Crispin Glover found R. Lee Ermey's yelling during the disciplinary scenes hilarious and would often be laughing quietly off camera. See more »

Goofs

When Willard is in his father's study he is crying. As he continues to look at his father's things, the tears appear and disappear and re-appear when he picks up Socrates and holds him to his face. See more »

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Willard's Mother: Willard! There are rats in the basement!
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Second Unit Chef Dave Carlson's credit is listed as: Cater to the Stars...DAVID CARLSON See more »

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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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Written by Walter Scharf and Don Black
Performed by Crispin Glover (as Crispin Hellion Glover)
Produced by Crispin Glover (as Crispin Hellion Glover) and Robert Haimer
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Crispin Glover shows his talents
16 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

Mr. Culkin should have taken the role that this movie offered him. For an actor who is trying to prove something to the industry in Hollywood, this movie is an excellent example. Crispin Glover has had a reputation in the film industry as a strong, yet weird actor. Many of the roles that he has received makes Crispin look crazy if not odd. Here, Crispin shows his serious and comic side. The movie alone holds up as a gritty thriller. A horror movie none-the-less, Willard is an interesting film that we don't see too often. A well made movie with decent production value, the cast adds to its greatness. Much like River's Edge, the audience is left wondering where Crispin Glover came from. No longer a young actor, Crispin has worked his way up to become a veteran performer and a good actor.


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