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

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

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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The final scene before the rolling end credits mirrors the final scene in From Dusk till Dawn #1. See more »

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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 »

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Pancho Villa: Any last words?
Ambrose Bierce: Death is the end of pain - the last pain.
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There's an extra scene involving Ambrose after the end credits finish. See more »

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References Old Gringo (1989) See more »

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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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An interesting second sequel. I was impressed.
14 April 2001 | by (Nether Realm) – See all my reviews

After seeing the mediocre (at best) From Dusk Til Dawn 2, I was not expecting much from the 2nd sequel, but I was pleasantly surprised. I won't spoil the movie for anyone but this story (which is actually the prequel to the excellent original From Dusk Til Dawn) is well written and well directed. Good production values, very interesting and likeable characters, decent plot, nice action sequences, and a few good twists make this one a winner.

My rating: 7/10 - Good with few flaws.


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