PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.
The script was originally optioned by New Line Cinema, but the studio wanted to eliminate all of the deep character moments and the mother-daughter plot. Eventually, it wound up being produced by Sony, a studio which liked the emotional core but decided to tone down the slasher movie aspect to attain a PG-13 rating.
Paula, you're just in time to start setting up for the slumber party!
Kurt: Yeah, we took a vote and you get to share my sleeping bag.
Paula: Thanks, Kurt, but I'm saving myself for someone who doesn't have a needle dick.
Kurt: Yeah, right. It's like a hammer... dick,...
After the first flashback scene, the amount of blood on Gertie's face changes.
There are bloopers interspersed with the credits, including some of scenes not in the film.