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People are being killed by someone or something using superhuman strength. A clever DA Assistant is sent to investigate. Is this just a way to commit the perfect murder or will the legend of the Jersey Devil prove to be true?

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Piney Hunter
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Cole
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Michael Maryk ...
The Major
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Snakeman Jess
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People are being killed by someone or something using superhuman strength. A clever DA Assistant is sent to investigate. Is this just a way to commit the perfect murder or will the legend of the Jersey Devil prove to be true?

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Those Who Believe Fear It. Those Who Don't ... Will.


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Rated R for grisly violence/gore and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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25 October 2002 (USA)  »

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The 13th Child, Legend of the Jersey Devil  »

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Batso is one of several iron communities that thrived during our Revolutionary War but became ghost towns when the iron industry moved to Bethlehem, Pa. Popular place for school outings, as is Allaire. Batso tried to make glass after the iron industry but didn't' make it. Glassboro made the switch from iron to glass and still thrives. See more »

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Brandenberg Concerto No. 3: Third Movement
Music by Johann Sebastian Bach (as J.S. Bach)
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...and nary a single hockey player!
2 September 2003 | by (Cherry Hill, NJ) – See all my reviews

Living in New Jersey one becomes familiar with the legend of the Jersey Devil, it's a shame that the creative team behind this picture didn't brush up on that legend. The film has the fun stylings of those campy drive-in horror films, but aside from that, suffers from painfully long/slow scenes coupled with downright derivative imagery. THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT, ALIENS, 12 MONKEYS, and even the EXORCIST all exist in this film. The film, for a low budget feature, actually shows decent production but the acting, script, and story all suffer so. Here's hoping a "Volume 2" isn't in the works.


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