The Axe Murders of Villisca

Synopsis: 'The Axe Murders of Villisca' is a ghost story based on the house where the notorious and still unsolved 1912 axe murders took place. Three outcast teenagers break into the house in search of answers, but discover something far beyond their worst fears.
Genre: Horror
Director(s): Tony E. Valenzuela
Production: IFC Films
78 min

- No!

- Yes!

When I come home at night

She will be waiting

She'll be the truest doll

in all this world

I'd rather

have a paper doll


Ina! Ina, get up!

Come here.

You, you need to go right now!

Get up! You need to go!

- You're scaring me.

-Please, listen to me.

Ina, you have to go! Right now!

Please, please, just leave!

Ina, leave me! You need to get

out of here right now!


- The Lord has delivered you

unto me

and I will take thy head

from thee!

- 1912, the year that marks

the sinking of the Titanic

the debut of the Oreo cookie,

just look it up

and also one of the puzzling

and notorious

murders in Iowa history.

Today marks 100 years since

the Villisca axe murders.

- A century-old

unsolved axe murder

eight people hacked to death

has intrigued twenty-first

century forensic scientists

and investigators

around the world.

- Okay, I think

I just saw something

move behind the camera.

If this is Lena or Ina, please

let me know you're in here.




- And finally, we've reached

the number one

most haunted place in America.

- I'd been a paranormal

investigator for about 11 years

and up to that point,

I'd never..

- The most grisly, terrifying,

unsolved murders

of the 20th century.


- You have 1 new message.

- Hey, Caleb, this is mom.

Um, I have to do a double shift

today, so I won't be home

until at least

after nine or ten tonight.

Just a reminder,

tomorrow before you leave

I'd like to, um, visit

the cemetery, of course..

- Too early

to start celebrating?

-I'm being sad.

- Come on, man. It's your last

day of school, ever!

- Denny.

- Yo?

- This town blows, man.

- Ha ha, tell me about it, dude.

- You don't know.

- Yeah, I know.

-You don't know.

-Excuse us! Coming through!

We survived.

- Thank you for the ride, Denny.

-Of course, buddy.

- Alright, what are we

doing tonight?

- Oh, all will be revealed

this evening.

- Gotta tell ya, Denny, I will

not miss your cryptic bullshit.

- What are you talking about?

You love my cryptic bullshit.

It's like one of my

major features.

-Shut up. No, you did not.

Ooh, look who's here,

everybody's favorite faggot.

- Why don't you back off,


- Yeah, I'm not talking to you,


God, I haven't seen you since,

what, last summer, buddy?

Underneath the bleachers,


You had Jerry Fletcher's dick

in your mouth.

-Caleb! Caleb, stop it!

- Fucking psycho.

Just like your old man.

Oh, yeah!

Hit me, come on, do it!

-Stop! Shut up and back up!

Do you want me

to call your dad again?

-No, ma'am.

- And Dennis, what are you

doing here?

-I'm sorry, Mrs. Flanks.

I... I just thought it'd be nice

to give Caleb

a ride on his last day.

- I'm sure he'd love that.

- F*ck you, Connor.

-Not one more word!

It's a nice sentiment, Dennis.

But would you please

take your little bike

and get off my campus?

-Sure thing, Mrs. Flanks.

Later, Caleb.

-Bye, buddy.

- Boys, the gymnasium

is this way.

Why don't we all go together?

- Oh my gosh,

you have to see this.

- I know, I heard about it all

this week. So excited.

- Excited?

- You know what I mean.

-I do. I bookmarked it.

- Hey, bitch.

- Dude.

That girl in the bathroom,

she passed out.

You wanna know...

- What what?

- The new girl!

The new girl from Chicago!

- Fuckin' camera!

Give me the camera.

- What's your name?

- I'm Connor.

- Connor?

- Yeah.

- You guys are weird here.

- What do you mean, here?

- In Iowa.

- What's wrong with Iowa?

-Who lives in Iowa?

I live in Iowa.

Connor, we live in Iowa.

- That can't be her.

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