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A mid-western farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of southern vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars. Part of his initiation includes a bloody assault on a hick bar. Written by
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According to Lance Henriksen, he prepared for his role of Jesse by coming up with a background for his character and acting it out. The origin story he came up with was that Jesse was in the Confederate navy when he became a vampire. Henriksen painted his hair black with tar, since that was an actual thing seamen did in the 1800's. He then added broken fake nails to make his fingers look like the extensions of his finger bones and went to town at night like that while in character. He managed to scare a waitress in Denny's and a hitchhiker twice his size he picked up on the road one night. The hitchhiker quickly asked to leave the car as soon as they drove up to the first inhabited area, so Henriksen, without revealing that he was just an actor messing with the guy, gave the man all 80 dollars he had on him for being a good sport. Henriksen always jokingly adds that he was lucky, since the hitchhiker could have easily overpowered him in a fight and "make him cry like a baby." See more »
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This film is obviously stolen by Bill Paxton and although the plot is
very simple there are some interesting points of discussion for example
the whole blood transfusion scenario. It is an enjoyable vampire
western, however the word vampire is never expressed in the film. It
neglects all the vampire clichés, and is impressive for it's time. It's
quite obvious that films such as From Dusk Til Dawn and The Forsaken
have taken there inspiration from this movie. The best scene is by far
the bar slaughter. For Kathryn Bigalow's first film it is a triumph and
a film to be proud of. I think that anyone who hasn't seen this film
should give it a look, because it cleverly combines comedy, drama,
horror and gore, but for people who are slightly sickened by the site
of blood and horrific killings, be wary of Severens' spur to the neck
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