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Release Date:
27 February 2004 (USA) See more »
Nothing can silence pure evil. See more »
A woman battles an unspeakable terror. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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Pavan Grover ... Jesse Mowatt

Michelle Wolff ... Littlefield
Mark Voltura ... Littlefield's Partner (as Marc Voltura)

Marco Rodríguez ... Cesar (as Marco Rodriguez)

Dina Meyer ... Diana Purlow

Lance Henriksen ... Jack Pitchford

Miguel Pérez ... Guard #1

Dennis Hopper ... Warden Earl Blakely

J.D. Garfield ... Federale Colonel
Angelo Jaramillo ... Flunky
George Michael Tapia ... Corrections Officer
Audra Wise ... T.V. News Woman #1
Kim Trujillo ... T.V. News Woman #2
Michael Crabtree ... Lieutenant

Anthony Dilio ... Guard #2 (as Dilio)

Jonathan Levit ... Kenny

Jeff Fahey ... Governor
Clark Sanchez ... Muscular Guard

Todd Lawson LaTourrette ... Cohort (as Todd La Tourrette)
Joe P. Martinez ... Priest

James Quattrochi ... Rookie Guard
Mark Kilburn ... Executioner

Luce Rains ... Prison Doctor
Paul Blott ... Judge Nickles
Nicholas Ballas ... Mowatt's Father
Ben Sandoval ... Young Mowatt
Irene DeBari ... Mowatt's Mother
Adam Sandoval ... Teen Mowatt
Kristen Loree ... Medical Examiner
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Shalini K. Grover ... Expert Child Psychiatrist, Dr. Daniels

Chriss Anglin ... Bailiff / Featured (uncredited)
Richard Barela ... Illegal Alien (uncredited)

Ivan Brutsche ... Guard #1 (uncredited)
Sara Harris ... Featured Extra (uncredited)
Louie Martinez ... Illegal Alien (uncredited)
Heather McCluskey ... Hooker #1 (uncredited)
Terrance Willis ... Death Row Inmate (uncredited)

Directed by
Thomas J. Wright 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Pavan Grover 

Produced by
John Duffy .... line producer
Lee Friedlander .... producer
Nimmi Grover .... co-producer
Pavan Grover .... executive producer
Original Music by
Jeff Marsh 
Cinematography by
Antonio Calvache (director of photography)
Film Editing by
PG  (as P.G.)
Jason R. Stone 
Bob Willems 
Casting by
Lindsay Chag 
Production Design by
James Shanahan 
Set Decoration by
Mary Rose 
Costume Design by
Shawnelle Cherry 
Makeup Department
Bobby Jo Coleman .... assistant hair stylist
Bobby Jo Coleman .... assistant makeup artist
Robert Hall .... special makeup effects artist
Allan B. Holt .... special makeup effects artist (as Allan Holt)
Annalisa V. Levin .... key makeup artist (as Annalisa Levin)
Production Management
Gay Browning .... production supervisor
Tom Shell .... post-production supervisor
Alton Walpole .... unit production manager
John N. Ward .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jeff Bilger .... second assistant director
Rodney Allen Hooks .... first assistant director (as Rodney A. Hooks)
Art Department
Monserrate Apodaca .... painter
Ulrike Auer-Erdoes .... painter (as Ulli Auer-Erdoes)
Robin Blagg .... swing
Barbara Lee Brice .... laborer
Maurice Burns .... scenic foreman
Chris Dechert .... assistant property master
Mark Alan Duran .... lead man
Chris Elebario .... laborer
John P. Fegan .... carpenter (as John Fegan)
Miguel Gurule .... painter
Arlen Johnson .... propmaker
Charles 'Sky' King .... painter
Lee Lazarow .... property master
Charles Lewis .... props assistant (as Charles 'Chips' Lewis II)
Roman F. Lucero .... laborer
Alan Macrae .... propmaker
Jose Mendoza .... painter
Jesus A. Murillo .... painter
Jesus Ornelas .... laborer
Randy Ortega .... key scenic painter
Gary Petersen .... propmaker
David W. Phillips .... carpenter foreman (as David Phillips)
Macario Rivera .... labor supervisor: restoration
Morris Salazar .... painter
Peter Tosti Stephenson .... on-set dresser (as Peter Stephenson)
Anthony M. Trujillo .... painter (as Anthony Trujlllo)
Christopher Windisch .... construction coordinator (as Chris Windisch)
Sound Department
Robert Brownlow .... boom operator
Bayard Carey .... sound mixer
Steven Erickson .... adr editor
Steven Erickson .... dialogue editor
Matthew Halbert .... boom operator
Jeremy Hoenack .... sound re-recording mixer
Jeremy Hoenack .... supervising sound editor
Tony Kucenski .... foley artist
Noah Southall .... sound effects editor
Alejandro Alvarenga .... sound post-production coordinator (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Lelan Keffer .... assistant special effects
Geoffrey C. Martin .... special effects (as Geoff Martin)
Michael McCormick .... assistant special effects
Peter Zari .... special effects foreman
Visual Effects by
Carl Bonin .... additional visual effects videographer
Kenneth Hébert .... additional visual effects videographer (as Ken Hebert)
Matthew Patterson .... visual effects assistant: RW Productions
Jason R. Stone .... visual effects creator: RW Productions
Bob Willems .... visual effects supervisor: RW Productions
Ivan Brutsche .... stunts
Joseph Downey .... stunts
Mario Garcia .... stunts
Tim Janis .... stunts
Jeffrey McDancer .... stunts (as Jeff McDancer)
Miles McDancer .... stunt coordinator (as Miles 'Buck' McDancer)
Tomas Sanchez .... stunts (as Thomas Sanchez)
Alan Tafoya .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Mark Anderson .... best boy grip
Liza Bambenek .... camera loader
Steve Banister .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Rob Carius .... best boy electric
Collin S. Colberg .... first assistant camera (as Collin Colberg)
Chris Corkins .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Chris Espeset .... key grip
Eric Espeset .... company grip
Miguel Gurule .... daily grip
Neil Jacobs .... still photographer
Bradley Kellar .... company grip (as Brad Kellar)
Bruce Lewis .... camera operator: "b" camera
Stephen Mullen .... electrician
Lee Nakagawa .... additional electrician
Louis Nelson .... electrician
Dan Nordquist .... additional electrician
Tobin Oldach .... second assistant camera
Ramon Ortega .... electrician
Raymond Pierce .... daily grip
John Stearns .... additional electrician
Josh Steinberg .... dolly grip (as Joshua Steinberg)
Josh Steinberg .... key grip (as Joshua Steinberg)
George Stephenson .... camera operator: "b" camera
Sean Tanner .... gaffer
William C. Turner III .... videographer
Danny Wilding .... electric labor
Kyle Pavey .... camera intern (uncredited)
Casting Department
Teresa Neptune .... casting: Santa Fe
Kathie E. Norris .... assistant casting: Santa Fe (as Kathie Norris)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mona Hamilton .... costumer
Brandy Lusvardi .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Tom Pryor .... first assistant editor (as Thomas C. Pryor)
Chris Regan .... color timer
Michael Hatzer .... color timer (uncredited)
Music Department
Shalini K. Grover .... music supervisor
Jeff Marsh .... music editor
Transportation Department
Tom Berto .... driver
Felix Delgado .... driver
Bobby Hayes .... driver
Wilson Hayes .... driver
Caylen Johnson .... driver: construction
Robert Molitor .... transportation co-coordinator (as Robert 'Bear' Molitor)
Kino Quintana .... driver
Teri Romano .... driver
Angelo Romero .... driver
Bruce Simballa .... transportation coordinator
Richard Slaughter .... driver
Other crew
Tom Berto .... animal wrangler
David Bethel .... medic (as David L. Bethel)
Stephen Bloch .... production office assistant
Joe Cantu .... catering assistant: Home Planet Food
Tim Carroll .... boss wrangler: Santa Fe Stagecoach Line
Pierre Cole .... craft service assistant
Steve Cooper .... caterer: Home Planet Food
David Cummings .... set production assistant
Lori Eakins .... production accountant (as Lori Myers Eakins)
Ken Garcia .... medic
Jon Hendry .... location manager
Elaine Hernandez .... key set production assistant
Melinda Howard .... production office assistant
Katherine Koyanagi .... legal counsel
James Leonard .... set production assistant
Jory Medina .... set teacher
Mamie Mitchell .... script supervisor
Haley Rae Norris .... production secretary
Kathie E. Norris .... production office assistant (as Kathie Norris)
Sanjay N. Patel .... key artist
Kate Pavey .... production office assistant
Patty Perkins .... craft service
Melanie Rios .... craft service
Claudio Ruben .... assistant location manager
Janet L. Smith .... set teacher
Cynthia Straus .... production office assistant
Richard Young .... location assistant
Jeff Bruch .... special thanks
Nancy Everist .... special thanks
William T. Ferrell .... special thanks: U.S. Border Patrol (as Agent William T. Ferrell)
Scott Hand .... special thanks
Jonathon Slator .... special thanks (as Jonathan Slator)
George Tapia .... special thanks (as George M. Tapia)
John Wheeler .... special thanks

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Additional Details

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Rated R for strong violence and gore, disturbing images, language and some sexuality
Brazil:108 min | USA:108 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

The electric chair, featured prominently in the movie, was last used in Texas for executions in 1964. In 1977, Texas approved execution by lethal injection, and in 1982, carried out its first execution by such means.See more »
Crew or equipment visible: When the cage containing Jesse Mowatt slides sideways off of the bed of the flatbed truck, the cable pulling the cage can be seen going from the cage off to the left.See more »
Warden Blakely:I want to kill you a hundred times over!See more »
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11 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Self Indulgent, Malformed, and Pointless..., 29 September 2003
Author: Jaquie Alvarez from Los Angeles

I was requested to screen a part of this movie (roughly 4/5), and to give my honest review of it. When initially questioning about the film I was interested to see why a film made in 2001 took so long to be purchased, considering it was starring Dennis Hopper and was about serial killers, two appealing qualities? Who was this new actor Pavan Grover who starred in the film. After watching it I had no more questions.

TECHNICALLY: the film was sub par. It appeared like a B movie. The sound was terrible and one of my biggest annoyances was the continuity was unbelievably bad. I thought I was watching dailies, not a finished product. At one point you can see an actor drop his gun, and then the animal wrangler an camera leads a horse of camera.

DIRECTING: uh... I am not one to give directors too much credit, therefore I won't rip him. I don't think he had much to work with.

WRITING: I would be hard pressed to determine what was worse the corny dialogue or the pointless idiotic plot. The script was "unspeakably" drowning in psuedo intellectual psycho babble... And it gets old real quick to anyone with half a brain.

ACTING: Well the acting wasn't bad. Fahey was Fahey and Hopper was Hopper... Although I will give it to Hopper for keeping a straight face while reading terrible lines. Meyer impressed me, I really liked her. It appeared as if there was no thought or time put into casting anyone else and it made the production look amateurish. Pavan Grover the star of the film was laughable, and the character didn't do to much to help. This was this persons first film and I really don't know how he got cast, until I read the credits and I noticed he was the writer and executive producer also. Acting tip 1 yelling real loud doesn't make you a good actor.

CONCLUSION: If this stinker gets released somehow... Don't waste your money... And if someone wants you to go to a free screening, go see GIGLI at the dollar theatre. This is what happens when a void of talent meets a megalomaniac personality.

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