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Murder On Black Road is a 2015 American Supernatural Slasher Horror film written and directed by Wes Anderson starring Ben McKenzie, James Belushi, Ginnifer Goodwin, Jack Reynor, Kaya Scodelario, Tyler Posey, Logan Lerman, Emma Stone, Michael B. Jordan, Cameron Palatas, Craig Roberts and Rachel Smith.

The film was shot entirely between the infamous ghost town of Bodie, California with controlled sets and houses on Universal Backlot in Orlando, Florida.

The film was made on a budget of $1,2900 million marking it as one of the most high budgeted horror films.

The film was released by Universal and Legendary Pictures on November 11th, 2015 theatrically in the United States, Poland, Taiwan, Philippines, United Kingdom, November 14th in Germany, Ireland, Russia, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, Spain and Portugal and November 17th in China and Australia.

The film was released to phenomenal success and critical acclaim as well audience praise.

It opened at number #1 at the box office at all countries to which the film was granted a theatrical release and doubled it's enormous budget.

The film secured two BAFTA nominations: Best Screenplay/Direction: Wes Anderson and Best Actor: James Belushi as well as People's Choice and MTV Awards for Belushi's Performance, Choice Movie Horror, Best Actress In A Thriller/Horror: Ginnifer Goodwin, a nomination for on-screen romance: Reynor and Scodelario, a nomination for comic relief performance: Lerman, Breakthrough Performance wins for Reynor For Best Actor, Scodelario for Best Supporting Actress and Posey for Best Supporting Actor.

The film secured the 2015 Saturn Award for Best Horror film and is slated for DVD, Ultraviolet and Blu-Ray release June 2016.


Nine Teenage youths arrive in the town of Hampson Park on their way to a large music festival have a tragic collision with a woman named Darcy Peyton who is in critical in condition and in danger from the crazed inhabitants of the sleepy hamlet of Hampson Park, along with the supernatural force gripping the town which seeks to offer up 11 sacrifices to awaken a primordial beast upon the world.


  • Ben McKenzie as Officer Arthur Churner
  • James Belushi as Mayor Royce Daggen
  • Ginnifer Goodwin as Darcy Peyton
  • Jack Reynor as Edward 'Ed' Kostman
  • Kaya Scodelario as Laura Moyle
  • Tyler Posey as Craig Anderson
  • Logan Lerman as Gordon Russell
  • Emma Stone as Heather Marks
  • Michael B. Jordan as Lyle Galvin
  • Cameron Palatas as Elliot Chestlewell
  • Craig Roberts as Yarnley Peterson
  • Rachel Smith as Rita Galvin


  1. The Modern Age- The Strokes
  2. I Want To Hold Your Hand- The Beatles
  3. Waiting All Night- Rudimental feat. Ella Eyre
  4. Team- Lorde
  5. Ah Yeah So What- Will Sparks
  6. Summer- Calvin Harris
  7. Prayer In C (Robin Schulz Remix)- Lilly Wood & The Prick and Robin Schulz
  8. Steady, As She Goes- The Raconteurs
  9. Cracklin' Rosie- Neil Diamond
  10. Moon River- Andy Williams
  11. (I Always Kill) The Things I Love- The Real Tuesday Weld
  12. Last Nite- The Strokes
  13. Road To Nowhere- The Talking Heads