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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Quixtla (as Sonia Braga)
Ezra Traylor
Kevin Smith ...
Terence Bridgett ...
Mickey Giacomazzi ...
Ivan D. Lucas ...
Tom Berto ...
Stagecoach Driver


"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 coincidentally 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 matt-282

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

18 January 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Hangman's Daughter  »


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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


George Clooney, who played Seth Gecko in the original "From Dusk 'Til Dawn", said the inspiration for his character's tattoo was taken from recently watching "Once Were Warriors." The Hangman is played by Temuera Morrison who was one of the main actors in "One Were Warriors". See more »


When Johnny and Esmeralda are riding to entrance of abandoned inn, the lights (electrical) of some city far at a horizon are clearly visible. See more »


Johnny Madrid: Do you feel like a horse's ass, huh? 'Cause that's what you look like! The horse's ass pendeja!
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Crazy Credits

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


References From Russia with Love (1963) See more »


El Cascabel
Written by Lorenzo Barcelata (as L. Barcelata)
Performed by Nati Cano's Mariachi Los Camperos (as Los Camperos de Nati Cano)
Courtesy of Peer Southern Productions, Inc.
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Why Ambrose Bierce?
17 July 2009 | by See all my reviews

What everyone seems to be missing is the significance of Ambrose Bierce. He's a real 19th century author, and the film takes it's title from one of his books. He's best known for the classic twist at the end of "Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge". (It was made into an episode of the original Twilight Zone.) This film hints a few times that a similar twist will take place... but it never does. Why is there no payoff after building up the Bierce character with so much historical detail? Anyway, the film is not bad, which is surprising, considering that they just rewrote the script from the first film into a Old Western setting.

Bierce's story "The Damned Thing" was produced as an episode of Showtime's "Masters of Horror."

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