August Underground
Fred Vogel
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Imagine walking down the street and finding an unmarked VHS tape. Curiosity piqued, you take it home and pop it in. What starts off as two men screwing around with a video camera quickly transforms into an ultra-realistic torture sequence where the unidentified psychopaths tape their exploits as they torment and violate a woman tied to a chair. The devastation of your morals continues throughout the entirety of the footage, while subtly revealing the killer's shattered pasts via the interaction with their victims and each other. The most shockingly realistic portrait of a serial killer's existence is, Fred Vogel's AUGUST UNDERGROUND.

  • NEW Original Screener Version (BLU-RAY ONLY)
  • NEW Audio commentary by Actor/Director Fred Vogel and Ulta Violent Magazine's Art Ettinger
  • Audio Commentary By Fred Vogel With Actors Aaron LaBonte & Ben LaBonte
  • Audio Commentary By Actor/Director Fred Vogel
  • Audio Commentary By 'The Killer'
  • NEW 10 Questions with Fred Vogel
  • NEW TOETAG Masterclass: From Storyboard To Screen
  • NEW Dave Parker Interviews Fred Vogel (BLU-RAY ONLY)
  • NEW Dave Parker Interviews Fred Vogel & Mike Watt (BLU-RAY ONLY)
  • NEW Revisiting Infamy: Severed Cinema interviews Fred Vogel (BLU-RAY ONLY)
  • HAMMER TO THE HEAD: A Closer Look At August Underground
  • August Underground On Location
  • August Underground Behind The Brutality
  • August Underground 'Too Real For Comfort' An Outsiders Perspective
  • An Introduction By Director Fred Vogel
  • Photo Gallery
  • Trailers
  • CATALOG # UN-1151
  • ASPECT RATIO 1.33:1
  • COLOR Color
  • AUDIO 2.0 PCM
  • YEAR 2001
  • RUNNING TIME 70 Minutes
  • NUMBER OF DISCS 2 (1 Blu-ray / 1 DVD)
  • RELEASE DATE August 15, 2023
The most disturbing film ever made?—Mike Watt, Rue Morgue Magazine
Tense, uncomfortable and demented. 'August Underground' may very well be the last word in serial killer movies.—Film Threat
One... side effect of running a horror site is that a lot of indie filmmakers who want people to know about their movies are willing to send you free copies for review. One such film is August Underground, which proves to me that exploitation horror never went away, it just went underground.—Dread Central
There's really no doubt about the fact that August Underground holds a place in indie horror film history. It's almost become legendary in its status.—Monsters at Play
this film is VERY brutal. It's extremely ruthless, and it holds no punches.—Zombies Don't Run
Few films are as unsettling as August Underground.—Flipside Movie Emporium
Even in the company of the thousands of horror films created in recent history, August Underground is still considered one of the most disturbing horror movies every made.—Found Footage Critic
August Underground is difficult to watch as it´s truly disturbing, uncompromising and shocking.—Independent Flicks
August Underground is the definition of extreme.—
August Underground is as close to a snuff movie as you're going to get.—