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CHEAP THRILLS Gets New Character Posters & A VOD Release Date

Drafthouse Films' SXSW Midnight Audience Award-winning black comedy thriller gets character posters and a Video On Demand release date!

CHEAP THRILLS Gets New Character Posters & A VOD Release Date

E.L. Katz's SXSW-winning, darkly comic thriller Cheap Thrills blew the roof off of the Alamo Drafthouse during its Fantastic Fest premiere last year and inspired actual human beings to willingly perform outrageous stunts in front of sold-out audiences. One involved a dare to tattoo the film’s title on the buttocks of a courageous attendee and another saw the meeting of reproductive organs and a bowl of ghost pepper garnished Sriracha. You can watch that and more in its full glory here.

And now the wait is over. Cheap Thrills will be available exclusively on the Movies On Demand network (Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cox and Bright House) on February 21st ahead of its March 21st theatrical release.

To celebrate, we have released this set of charcters posters featuring Cheap Thrills stars Pat Healy, Sara Paxton, Ethan Embry and Anchorman's David Koechner. Underground comic artist Johnny Ryan also contributed this incredible Cheap Thrills inspired art. Check. It. Out. 

Cheap Thrills follows Craig (Pat Healy, Compliance), a struggling family man who loses his low-wage job and is threatened with eviction. In an effort to delay facing the music at home, he heads to a local bar and encounters an old friend (Ethan Embry, Empire Records). The two friends are roped into a round of drinks by a charismatic and obscenely wealthy stranger (David Koechner, Anchorman 2) along with his mysterious wife (Sara Paxton, The Inkeepers). The couple engages the two friends in a series of innocent dares in exchange for money over the course of the evening, with each challenge upping the ante in both reward and boundaries. It seems like easy and much needed money, but the couple’s twisted sense of humor pushes just how far Craig and his friend are willing to go for money and cheap thrills.

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