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From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (1999)

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Set 100 years ago in Mexico, this horror/western is the story of the birth of the vampire princess Santanico Pandemonium.

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Shotgun
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Storyline

"Prequel" to the first From Dusk Till Dawn is set in Mexico in the early 1900's which begins with the escape of Johnny Madrid, a dangerous local outlaw, from the gallows who then kidnaps his hangman's beautiful daughter, Esmeralda, with a little help from Reece, a female outlaw from the U.S. With the hangman and a local posse on their trail, Johnny meets with his gang who all rob a stagecoach which contains American author Ambrose Bierce along with newlywed couple John and Mary Newlie. As night falls, all parties coincidently seek shelter in an isolated inn/whorehouse which is run by vampires led by the high priestess Quixtla who targets Esmeralda. Esmeralda is revealed to be the half-human, half-vampire princess Santanico Pandemonium, whom the vampires want as their heir in which all the humans must join forces if they are to survive the night from the vicious blood-suckers. Written by Matthew Patay <pataygs@voicenet.com>

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Rated R for strong violence/gore, sexuality/nudity and some language | See all certifications »

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18 January 2000 (USA)  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Shortly after Danny Trejo's resident bartender character changes into a vampire, he's soon replaced by another taller, and obviously skinner actor in vampire makeup, wearing the same clothes, and Danny is never seen again. See more »

Goofs

During Johnny Madrid's escape from the hangman, the gun Reece throws him fires off a miraculous 12 rounds without reloading. See more »

Quotes

Ambrose Bierce: My singular critique of the Good Book... is that its covers are too far apart.
Mary Newlie: Excuse me?
Ambrose Bierce: I am of the opinion that the, uh, Bible... is perhaps, the greatest assemblage of lies and untruths ever gathered together, with the possible exception of the Congressional record.
Mary Newlie: Are you an atheist, sir?
Ambrose Bierce: Yes, ma'am. Thanks to your God. I am an athiest.
Mary Newlie: Then there is no hope for your soul on the final day. When Gabriel blows his horn, your ears will be deaf... to the resounding tone of its glory, Mr. ...
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Crazy Credits

There's an extra scene involving Ambrose after the end credits finish. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Satan, Bite the Dust (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

La Tortolita
Traditional, Arranged by Juan Reynoso
Performed by Juan Reynoso
Courtesy of Discos Corcason
By Arrangement with Rounder Records and Ocean Park Music Group
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A 100 times better than the previous movie.
6 October 2002 | by (Bedfordshire , England) – See all my reviews

You know, this film aint too bad at all! this is an entertaining horror flick that returns to the quality of the first film and away from the pure drivel of the second movie. this is set in the past and we see the Vampire club as it was in the past. Like the first movie in this we see no monster action for the first half and pure blood sucking gore for the entire second half of the film. This not to say the first half is poor because it isn't. Again like the first movie the first half is different yet very watchable.

The acting is very good and the special affect are ok if not spectacular.The story is hardly ground breaking but at times this is very funny and in the moments when it was supposed to be, not like in the second movie when it was funny when they were trying to be serious! An above average horror that is hard not to like. 7 out of 10.


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