Beyond the Gates

Synopsis: Two estranged brothers reunite at their missing father's video store to liquidate the property and sell off his assets. As they dig through the store, they find a VCR board game dubbed 'Beyond The Gates' that holds a connection to their father's disappearance and deadly consequences for anyone who plays it.
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Director(s): Jackson Stewart
Production: Destroy All Entertainment
  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
84 min

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Hey, hey, guys.


Here goes.

- Hey, Gordon.

- You're late.

Two whole minutes.

Sweet threads.

Is that Aeropostale?

I see you're still sporting

your attire from age 12.


After you.


I remember this place

feeling so big.

Yeah, you said it.

Shall we start boxing up?

Yeah, sure.

Let's get this over with.


What if he's okay?

What do you mean?

I mean, not dead.

It's been seven months.

If he's out there,

it's not our problem anymore

Nobody else is gonna

clean up this mess. Come on.


Oh, my God.

Is this amusing you?

Oh, dude,

remember these things?

VCR games?


Most of this junk

just blends together.

Oh, come on, you know,

it's like you put in the tape

and they make you

turn off the lights--

then you gotta get close

to the TV

and they scream at you. Yeah.


We loved it.

Oh, my God, check it out!

It's that Indiana Jones

rip-off game.

What a goofy piece of shit

this was.

Hey, what are you losers

doing in here? Huh?

- Derek?

- Huh..

I saw that stupid purple car outside.

I thought

someone was trying to break in.

How you doing, Gordy?

It's good to see you.

I wish it was under

a different circumstances.

Yeah, me too.

Johnny Boy,

staying out of trouble?

Of course, yeah.

I like your outfit, man.

It's very "Adam-12" of you.

Yeah, yeah, thanks.

It's a job.

Yeah. Look at this place.

Your dad really did a good job

keeping it up, huh?

Yeah, well, not much

could pull him out of here.

Hey, look, we kinda got a lot to do here.

I hope to give you a call

this weekend. That okay?

Of course, yeah.

Of course, of course.

Under one condition though.

You let me rent

Operation Orion."

I fucking love this movie.

- Keep it.

- Ahem.


Shit, I didn't expect that.

It's the movie

that made me wanna be a cop.

- Yeah.

- Cool. Have a good one.

See you guys soon.

- It's a terrible movie.

- He's a terrible cop.

- See you later.

- See ya, Constable.

Hey, John.

What's up?

Do you have dad's keys

to the office?



What do you think is back there?

I don't know.

Guess I'll find out.

I'm sure they're around here



Who's that?

Is that your girlfriend?

What's her name?

- Margot.

- Hm.

And she is getting into town

as we speak.

- Should we wrap this up for now?

- Yeah.

I think I breathed in enough

dads skin cells for today.

Are you staying at dad's?

I think so.

She's staying with me.

You're not living there,

are you?

F*ck, no.

Jesus, that'd be creepy.

Yeah, I think

I'm gonna hang back here

put another dent in this place.

Hm. Thanks, John.

I appreciate that.

Yeah, sure. Later.

- Uh, see you tomorrow.

- See ya.

Hey, Babe.

Oh, shit.

What happened here?

Well, it toppled over

a minute ago.

John must have left

a window open.

Long flight?

Yeah, and then the driver

couldn't find this place, so..

- Everything cool?

- Yeah.

- What is that smell?

- Nothing.

Air conditioning vents must need

cleaning out or something.

So no one's been here?

Oh, no way.

Dad stopped stocking up

on friends

since before I was in middle school.


Bob was staying analog, huh?

Dad didn't have

a lot of faith in the DVD boom.

A lot of wood.


And who's this dork

with the buck teeth?

- That stud you mean?

- Hm.

That was me, the year I won

our middle school

track-and-field competition.

You were on the track team?


So are you hungry?

Starving, but every place around here

will probably give you

food poisoning.


What about that bar

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