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Shot in twenty-one days.
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Sherry Leigh originally auditioned for the role of Sally Jean.
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The police car used in this film was purchased at a county auction for five hundred dollars.
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The opening montage with pigs being slaughtered was shot at an abattoir in Oregon.
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The slaughterhouse main location was an old meat packing plant. Moreover, all the garbage strewn about said slaughterhouse was already present at the location.
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Composer Joseph Garrison recorded the entire score at his home.
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Refried beans was put in the dog food can for the scene in which Buddy eats dog food.
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Buddy's snorting was added to the soundtrack in post-production.
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Many of the crew member names cited in the ending credits were made up in order to make this film seem like it was made on a much larger budget than it was actually made for.
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Joe B. Barton came to his audition for the role of Buddy dressed in dungarees.
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This film was cut together in director Rick Roessler's garage.
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Since Joe B. Barton was only 5'9", he had to stand on a ramp in certain scenes in order to appear taller than he actually was.
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Three different locations were used as the interiors for Lester Bacon's slaughterhouse.
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A pumper truck and a fire hose were used to simulate rain at the climax. Moreover, said climax was filmed several months after the principal shooting on the movie had wrapped.
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Joe B. Barton did a promotional tour for this film in character as Buddy that included radio interviews in which he "spoke" only in grunts.
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A sequel to this movie was planned, but never made.
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Joe Barton, the actor who plays Buddy, was shorter than the director had wanted the hulking character to be. In some scenes Barton is standing on stacked pallets to make him appear taller than the people he's killing.
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