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Urban Legend
Urban Legend (1998)
Title: Urban Legend
Directed by: Jamie Blanks
Written by: Silvio Horta
Produced by: Brad Luff; Gina Matthews; Michael McDonnell; Neal H. Moritz; Brian Leslie Parker
Music by: Christopher Young
Cinematography: James Chressanthis
Edited by: Jay Cassidy
Distributed by: Original Film
Phoenix Pictures
Released: September 25th, 1998
Rating: R
Running time: 99 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Budget: $14,000,000
Gross: $38,072,438 (US)
$72,527,595 (Worldwide)
Next: Urban Legends: Final Cut (2006)

Urban Legend is an American horror film of the teen slasher subgenre. It was directed by Jamie Blanks with a screenplay written by Silvio Horta. The film was produced by Original Film and Phoenix Pictures and released theatrically in the United States on September 25th, 1998.

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  • Urban Legend currently holds a 21% Rotten on the Tomatometer at the film review aggragate site Rotten Tomatoes.
  • The movie was shot in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Trinity College and Trent University in Port Hope and Peterborough (respectively) doubled as Pendleton University for the film.
  • Screenwriter Silvio Horta makes a cameo appearance as a college student in this film. This is Horta's first work in the horror genre. He is also known for creating the sci-fi series Jake 2.0 and was a showrunner on the dramedy series Ugly Betty.

Taglines Edit

  • It Happened To Someone Who Knows Someone You Know... You're Next.
  • What You Don't Believe Can Kill You.
  • Just because it didn't happen, doesn't mean it can't.
  • Urban legends can kill.
  • At Pendelton Univ., Urban Legends are coming true!
  • Never Talk To Strangers, Never Answer The Phone, Never Flash Your Lights, Never Leave The Car, And Always Believe, What You're Told.

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