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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

The Tripper Coming From Fox DVD

CENTURY CITY, Calif. Prepare for a killer trip! It’s the dawning of the age of bloodshed as a homicidal maniac with an obsession for Ronald Reagan wreaks havoc upon a group of bohemians in the horror satire THE TRIPPER, debuting as The Impeachable” Unrated Version DVD October 23rd from Fox Home Entertainment. Directed, produced and co-written by David Arquette (Scream trilogy, Eight Legged Freaks), the film is a nostalgic homage to the exploitation films of Wes Craven and Tobe Hooper that follows a group of free-loving hippies who escape to a modern-day Woodstock for a weekend of debauchery, only to be stalked by a radical-minded psychopath with an eerie resemblance to the 40th President of the United States. Hailed by as a “subversive slasher flick that will have you screaming and laughing,” THE TRIPPER stars Thomas Jane (The Punisher, Deep Blue Sea), Jason Mewes (Clerks, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back), Lukas Haas (Alpha Dog, Last Days), Jamie King (“Kitchen Confidental,” Sin City), Paul Reubens (Pee- Wee’s Big Adventure, Buffy The Vampire Slayer) and features scary cameos from David Arquette, Courtney Cox-Arquette (“Dirt,” Friends”), Balthazar Getty (“Brothers & Sisters,” Feast) and


THE TRIPPER DVD will feature the never-before-seen unrated director’s cut not shown in theaters featuring more blood and gore, plus director / cast commentary, deleted scenes, blooper reel, making-of featurette and hilarious behind-the-scenes tour footage from Arquette’s trek across America promoting the film. Slashing onto DVD just in time for Halloween scares, THE TRIPPER

The “Impeachable” Unrated Version DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of

$27.98 U.S. / $37.98 Canada.


As a rural Northern California town prepares for the first annual American Free Love Festival, a serial killer roams the woods inflicting preemptive strikes on the hippies who’ve come for the sex, drugs and rock and roll. Sporting a Ronald Reagan mask and leaving trademark jellybeans at his gruesome crime scenes, the killer seems unstoppable! That is, unless he meets an unimpeachable flower child...With a hip soundtrack and a killer cast, THE TRIPPER is a hilarious homage to classic horror – and politics!

DVD Special Features:

THE TRIPPER DVD will be presented in widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) with English Stereo sound, along with English, French and Spanish subtitles. Bonus features include:

· Audio Commentary by director David Arquette and actors Thomas Jane, Paul Reubens and Richmond Arquette

· Deleted Scenes

· Blooper Reel

· Behind The Spleens featurette

· The Tripper Presidential Campaign Tour footage

· Behind-the-Scenes Segments

o The Making of Ronald Reagan

o The Missing Finger Incident

o A Shitty Situation

· Photo Gallery

· Theatrical Trailers

THE TRIPPER – The “Impeachable” Unrated Version

Street Date: October 23, 2007

DVD Price: $27.98 U.S. / $37.98 Canada

Feature Running Time: 98 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

DVD Feature Rating: Not Rated

Closed Captioned: Yes

The Tripper – Unrated Edition

Promotional Clips

ASX, RM & WMV Formats

Clip #1: It's A Bad Scene

Clip #2: I Hate them

Clip #1: It's Reagan


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