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Haunters: The Art of the Scare (2017)

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Haunters: The Art Of The Scare is a heart-warming and heart-stopping documentary about how family-friendly haunted houses for Halloween have spawned a growing subculture of extreme horror simulations. What kind of person dedicates their life to turning other people's nightmares into reality, and how far is too far? Explore the rise of terror as entertainment, by going behind-the-screams and into the lives of Shar Mayer, legendary scare actor, Donald Julson, a traditional boo-scare maze designer, and the infamous Russ McKamey, as he creates the most controversial full-contact haunt of all time... in his own backyard. Also featuring John Murdy (Universal Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights), Jon Braver (Delusion), Josh Randall (Blackout), Eric Lowther (Haunted Overload), Bruce Stanton (Reign of Terror), Sylvia & Jen Soska (American Mary & GSN's HELLEVATOR), Jessica Cameron (Truth or Dare) and many more talented artists.

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A highly entertaining documentary that contains more heart than you would expect from the subject matter.

October 31, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

A worthwhile documentary for all horror fans and lovers of Halloween that even their dispirited spouses can enjoy.

October 17, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Haunters: The Art of the Scare is the perfect film for those of us who want Halloween to last all year long... and to those of you who cannot understand that, it may give you some insight into why some of us love to scare others and be scared ourselves.

January 12, 2018 | Full Review…

While it may be unfocused at times, there's no denying that there are plenty of intriguing parts to Haunters that maze enthusiasts would want to check out in this documentary.

October 12, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Haunters is a scare industry doc that pushes hard into the realms of extremists and questions what may come next with sensible trepidation.

October 6, 2017 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

Haunters: The Art of the Scare is a poignant, spirited, and fun exploration of a curious corner of macabre entertainment.

October 3, 2017 | Full Review…

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