Left for Dead is a Canadian horror film and the debut film for Mindscape Films, described by director Christopher Harrison as "an '80s slasher flick". similar to John Carpenter's Halloween series. The film is about a killer who seeks revenge on several college students after a horrifying accident. The students of a Canadian town throw wild parties full of drugs, sex, and lost inhibitions every year at Halloween. But this time, an uninvited guest comes for a visit. He wears a Halloween mask while he decimates the pleasure-seekers with a machete. Tommy, a party-goer, watches the murder of his friend Freddy, but neither the police nor friends believe him, and the corpse vanishes as well. What's going on? Tommy harbors a terrible suspicion as the very bloody spectacle continues. Left for Dead was filmed in Hamilton, Ontario in Canada. The film was released on 16 October 2009 in Germany and came out in North America in 2010.