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2001 Maniacs -- Eight college students traveling to Florida for Spring Break stumble into a remote town in Georgia where they are set upon by the residents who are out to avenge their deaths by Union troops over 100 years earlier during the Civil War.

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Director:
Writers:
Chris Kobin (written by) and
Tim Sullivan (written by)
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Release Date:
13 July 2006 (Thailand) See more »
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Tagline:
You are what THEY eat! See more »
Plot:
Eight college students traveling to Florida for Spring Break stumble into a remote town in Georgia where they are set upon by the residents who are out to avenge their deaths by Union troops over 100 years earlier during the Civil War. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Robert Englund ... Mayor Buckman

Lin Shaye ... Granny Boone

Giuseppe Andrews ... Harper Alexander

Jay Gillespie ... Anderson Lee

Marla Malcolm ... Joey (as Marla Leigh Malcom)
Dylan Edrington ... Nelson

Matthew Carey ... Cory

Peter Stormare ... Professor Ackerman

Gina Marie Heekin ... Kat

Brian Gross ... Ricky
Mushond Lee ... Malcolm
Bianca Smith ... Leah

Brendan McCarthy ... Rufus

Adam Robitel ... Lester

Christa Campbell ... Milk Maiden

Wendy Kremer ... Peaches
Cristin Michele ... Glendora

Kodi Kitchen ... Hester

Ryan Fleming ... Hucklebilly
Johnny Legend ... Strolling Minstrel #1
Scott Spiegel ... Strolling Minstrel #2

Eli Roth ... Justin

Craig Stark ... Sheriff Friedman
Travis Tritt ... Gas Station Attendant

Hugh Casey ... Reverend Jonas
Bill McKinney ... The Chef

Isaac C. Singleton Jr. ... The Butcher (as Isaac Singleton Jr.)

Kevin 'Pondo' Canady ... Blacksmith

Kane Hodder ... Jason
Andy Mantineo ... Giblet
Jacob Hair ... Onion Joe

Tim Sullivan ... Coffin Harry
Cleave Frink ... Uncle Sammy

Amanda Tuffin ... Little Maniac
William 'Billy' Burnside ... Banjo Boy

Cassandra Hepburn ... Anderson's girlfriend
Rachel Howard ... Drool girl

Jezebel ... Herself
Christy Conner ... Additional Maniac

Jed Strahm ... Additional Maniac
Raina Ashley Strickland ... Additional Maniac
Pauline Tweedy ... Additional Maniac
Robert Harrison ... Additional Maniac
Luther Wilson ... Additional Maniac (as Steve Wilson)
William Sempel Spiegel ... Additional Maniac (as William Sempel Spiegel IV)

Lisette Bross ... Additional Maniac
Evil Wilhelm ... Additional Maniac

Wilfred Biggs ... Additional Maniac (as Wilfred Briggs)
Tara Greer ... Additional Maniac
Stuart Spiegel ... Additional Maniac
Vincent Malouf ... Additional Maniac
Travis Baker ... Additional Maniac
Amanda Spiegel ... Additional Maniac

Richard Tanne ... Additional Maniac
Russ Place ... Additional Maniac
Kerby Norris ... Additional Maniac

Tim Quill ... Additional Maniac

Dan Hicks ... Additional Maniac
Scott Warner ... Additional Maniac
Rich King ... Additional Maniac (as Richard King)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anthony Cancelliere ... Shadow Figure (uncredited)
Matthew Miles Carter ... Additional Maniac (uncredited)

Ken Farrington ... Additional Maniac (uncredited)
Tony Fish ... Dr. Mambo (uncredited)
Chad Hudson ... Squirrel Boy (uncredited)
Rex Luker ... Pleasant Valley Resident (uncredited)

Christopher Nathaniel ... Young Lover (uncredited)
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Directed by
Tim Sullivan 
 
Writing credits
Chris Kobin (written by) and
Tim Sullivan (written by)

Produced by
Jonathan Bross .... executive producer
Lisette Bross .... associate producer
David Fleming .... associate producer
David F. Friedman .... co-executive producer
Eric Miller .... co-producer
Brett W. Nemeroff .... producer
Eli Roth .... producer
Scott Spiegel .... producer
Christopher Tuffin .... producer
C. Scott Votaw .... co-producer
Boaz Yakin .... producer
 
Original Music by
Nathan Barr 
 
Cinematography by
Steve Adcock 
 
Film Editing by
Michael Ross 
 
Casting by
Aaron Griffith 
 
Set Decoration by
Lori Mazuer 
 
Costume Design by
Wendy Moynihan 
 
Makeup Department
Wendy Arthur .... assistant makeup artist
Grady Holder .... makeup effects technician: K.N.B. EFX Group
Corinna Liebel .... makeup artist
Heather Mages .... key makeup artist
Heather Mages .... special makeup effects artist
Honey Secunda .... assistant makeup artist
Wendy Southard .... hair department head (as Wendy Boscon)
Wendy Southard .... makeup department head (as Wendy Boscon)
 
Production Management
Liz Amsden .... production manager: additional shooting
Duane Journey .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jasmine Alhambra .... key second assistant director
Tansey Allen .... second assistant director
Christy Busby .... second second assistant director
T.S. O'Kelly .... first assistant director
Rafael Orozco .... first assistant director
Scott Spiegel .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Frank Forte .... storyboard artist
Jacob Hair .... storyboard artist
Mark Kelly .... property master
Stewart McAlpine .... art department assistant
Matt Neel .... props
Mark Richardson .... property master
 
Sound Department
Mark Allen .... design effects editor
Craig Clark .... sound re-recording mixer
Mick Davies .... boom operator
Susan Fitz-Simon .... foley artist
Jeremy Grody .... adr editor
Trevor Jolly .... supervising sound editor
Danny Kim .... sound effects editor
Maciek Malish .... adr editor
Colin Rogers .... adr foley mixer
Craig Schafer .... sound re-recording mixer
Allan Schultz .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
David A. Brooke .... special effects makeup
Ron Karkoska .... special effects makeup
Roy Knyrim .... special effects supervisor
Patrick Tantalo .... special effects foreman
Barbara Vazquez .... special effects assistant
Robert Vazquez .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Katrina Francis .... digital effects artist
Michael F. Hoover .... digital animation supervisor
Robert Kurtzman .... visual effects supervisor
Al Magliochetti .... visual effects
Mike Ocoboc .... digital compositor
Iva Petkova .... digital effects artist
Peter Profetto .... compositor
Franklin Purtiman .... digital effects artist
Andrew Sagar .... digital compositor
Vincent Toscano .... digital effects artist
Alan Tuskes .... digital effects artist
Radost Yonkova .... visual effects compositor
 
Stunts
Scott Dale .... stunt coordinator
Brian Todd .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Allen Barnwell .... gaffer
Chris Burgon .... best boy electric
Danielle C. Carroll .... film loader: additional photography
Adam Castro .... first assistant camera: second unit
Andrew Clarke .... gaffer: second unit
David C. Edwards .... second assistant camera
John P. Fleenor .... electrician
Michelle Hemion Griffis .... camera loader (as Michelle Hemion)
Tommy James Lewis .... first assistant camera
J. Steven Matzinger .... director of photography: second unit
Jim McKinney .... camera operator: "b" camera
Jim McKinney .... director of photography: second unit
Justin Pagel .... dolly grip
Rell Putt .... key grip
Rocky Rodriguez .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Shawn Barber .... additional casting assistant
Kelly Hunt .... additional casting
Rich King .... additional casting
Debbie Rothstein .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sarah Becton .... set costumer
Danielle Wait .... costumer: re-shoots
 
Editorial Department
Wilton Cruz .... additional editor
Janell Fletcher .... post-production coordinator
Jason Jensen .... post-production assistant
Evan Schiff .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Hrishikesh Hirway .... music editor
Jonathan McHugh .... music supervisor
Mark Skillingberg .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Tony Barattini .... transportation captain: re-shoots
Dale Combs .... transportation captain
Greagrey Waldrop .... transportation coordinator (as Greag Waldrop)
 
Other crew
Gloria Winship Ayon .... animal coordinator
Travis Baker .... assistant to producers
Janella Bersabal .... office production assistant
Katie Di Lallo .... assistant: Mr Tuffin
Katrina Francis .... digital effects intern
Micah Gallo .... intern
Sherie Giehtbrock .... additional script supervisor
Shawn M. Gray .... set production assistant
Brynn Healy .... set production assistant
Tony Holley .... production assistant
Chad Hudson .... production assistant
Jason Jensen .... intern
James Kaplan .... key set production assistant
Jake Kennedy .... production assistant
Maeve Mannion .... production accountant
Robin Meyers .... script supervisor
Andy Novak .... office production assistant: additional photography (as Andrew Novak)
Pablo C. Pappano .... intern
Bobby Peoples .... production assistant
Kim Percival .... production coordinator
Jed Strahm .... assistant to head of production
Richard Tanne .... assistant to producers
 
Thanks
Forrest J Ackerman .... special thanks
Wilfred Biggs .... special thanks
John Landis .... special thanks
Adam Rifkin .... special thanks
Richard Ryan .... special thanks
Rod Stewart .... special thanks
Bill Teitelbaum .... special thanks
Dan Walton .... the producers wish to thank
 

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Rated R for strong horror violence and gruesome images, sexuality/nudity and language
Runtime:
87 min
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Certification:
Australia:R | Canada:R (Manitoba/Nova Scotia) | Canada:18A (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 | Germany:18 | Netherlands:16 | Portugal:M/16 | UK:18 | USA:R
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Cameo: [Kane Hodder]A man named Jason who seizes Anderson right before the big fight between Anderson and Mayor Buckman. This might be a reference to the 'Friday the 13th' franchise, as (Kane Hodder) played Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988), Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989), Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993), and Jason X (2001).See more »
Quotes:
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Professor Ackerman:Unprecedented, historical categories. More Americans died in the so-called Civil War than in the two World Wars combined. 618,000. Although popular media usually portrays the Civil War as a series of epic battles for honor and glory the reality is far from either. General Sherman's march through South Carolina alone cost over 8,000 innocent Southerners their lives.
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Movie Connections:
References Deliverance (1972)See more »
Soundtrack:
The South is Gonna Rise AgainSee more »

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What is the name of the song playing during the sex scenes?
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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Guilty pleasure of the highest order, 2 November 2006
Author: slayrrr666 (slayrrr666@yahoo.com) from Los Angeles, Ca

"2001 Maniacs" is a thoroughly enjoyable film.

**SPOILERS**

Driving through Florida on their trip for Spring Break, Nelson Elliot, (Dylan Edrington) Anderson Lee, (Jay Gillespie) Cory Jones, (Matthew Carey) Ricky, (Brian Gross) Kat, (Gina Marie Heekin) Joey, (Marla Malcolm) Leah, (Bianca Smith) and Malcolm, (Mushond Lee) take a detour and wind up in Pleasant Valley. Mayor Buckman, (Robert Englund) welcomes them all accordingly and lets them stay as guests for the celebration. As they start to dwindle in numbers, they suspect that the townspeople are committing evil deeds against them. Desperate to get out alive, they realize their true intentions and are forced to make a deadly decision.

The Good News: This was a really surprising film. There was a no-boundaries, anything goes type of feel to it that makes it so entertaining. The film was overloaded with massive amounts of exploitative goodies. The twisted, off color and politically incorrect sense of humor often times made for tons of laughs. The beginning wanders around the time and the comments made about the backwards nature of it were pretty good, and the ironic moments that come later on where great as well. Everybody was a target here as well, and it made several great remarks about the differences between the two parties there. The kill scenes were also creative and make for some fantastic kill scenes. We get a drawn-and-quartered victim where both arms and legs are yanked out, acid burning a whole in the chest and neck, a huge bell being dropped and being crushed in a huge vice to the point where the eyes pop out, among other fantastic and very gore-soaked kills. The very fun pace adds to it as well, making it seem like it's going along at a very fast pace with no let-up. The fight at the end is a nice little addition, giving it a fiery, action-packed conclusion that really is a pumped up affair. The fact that Robert Englund had an obvious blast with the part went a long way to this one as well. A great over-the-top and yet credible and entertaining role went a long ways here, and seeing him always makes it seem special. It even scores well with a nice twist at the end that is very hard to see coming and the result is a great move. Tie all these together with a copious and generous display of nudity and it's a very well-rounded film.

The Bad News: There's only one main problem here, and that was the ending. The last half of the film was all about padding. We get way too much wandering around for nothing other than boosting the clock time and it got a tad tedious. There's really no reason why it has the characters wandering around the village for as long as they do, as it's obvious what has already happened and it makes no sense why, but that's the only part that really didn't seem all that great. Otherwise, this was a really great film.

The Final Verdict: One of the most fun movies around, this is basically a free-for-all that is most centered on what can be done to entertain. It's a simple film that is mostly recommended for gore-hounds or anyone else looking to be entertained for an hour and a half.

Rated R: Graphic Violence, Graphic Language, Nudity, animal killings and themes of bestiality

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