Definitions

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  • n. A film, video game, etc. containing violent and gory scenes.

Etymologies

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splatter +‎ -fest

Examples

  • They take a family hostage to cross into Mexico, and then abruptly it turns into a B-movie horror splatterfest.

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  • There's lots of excruciating black comedy but no relief in this ever more graphic splatterfest, which works best as a cautionary tale about bullying and the risks caused by poorly fathered schoolgirls.

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  • Countryside terror is also to the fore in offerings such as Robin Hardy's Wicker Man follow-up, The Wicker Tree, and deranged Yorkshire splatterfest Inbred.

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  • Koushun Takami's powerful novel - a hyped-up Lord of the Flies with added grenades and machine guns - would seem essentially filmic, but the potential for the film adaptation missing the point and turning into just a violent splatterfest was quite high.

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  • As soon as they came into play the film threw away it's smart sci-fi premise and turned into a mindnumbing splatterfest.

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  • The title tells you that this is a splatterfest and a very disturbing, horrific and shocking one at that.

    Murder Set Pieces (2007)

  • Most of the humor found floating helplessly in this genre-bending bog is of a dialogue-driven nature, leaving those thirsting for a thought-provoking Romero-inspired splatterfest with nothing to do but twiddle their malfunctioning opposable thumbs.

    The Mad (2007)

  • Dead Snow is a crowd-pleasing zombie flick that is a perfect mix of slapstick and splatterfest!

    Dead Snow (2009)

  • But when he is kidnapped by a mysterious couple, Matool must rely on an entirely different weapon in his arsenal to survive … Written & directed by Scott Phillips (screenwriter of DRIVE), THE STINK OF FLESH is a no-holds-barred splatterfest featuring non-stop action and buckets of gore.

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  • Kiss kiss, bang bang, and a bloody splatterfest all around.

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