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Guns of El Chupacabra -- One Blood Thirsty Monster. One Space Sheriff. And One Million Bullets.

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Writers:
Scott Shaw (screenplay)
Scott Shaw (story)
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One Blood Thirsty Monster. One Space Sheriff. And One Million Bullets.
Plot:
A blood thirsty monster from Mexico, must be stopped by a rather unique law enforcement team. | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Fellini meets the Coen Brothers See more (2 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Scott Shaw ... Jack B. Quick Space Sheriff

Julie Strain ... Queen B

Kevin Eastman ... King Allmedia

Robert Z'Dar ... Z-Man Lord Invader

Conrad Brooks ... Deputy Reins

Joe Estevez ... Rocket Ranger Dan Danger

David Heavener ... Stranger X
Julie Lunar Strom ... Linda Marshall (as Julie Lunar-Strom)
Jeff Hutchinson ... Sherman
Joe Haggerty ... Agent Rinaldi
Andy Hubbell ... Agent Orange
Stacey Nikolova ... Maria-Maria
Dee ... The Captive
Scott Jones ... Mountain Man
Herve Estrada ... The Santiago Kid (as Hervi Estrada)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
El Chupacabra ... Himself
Joe Coolness
Donald G. Jackson ... Himself
Robert Mizrahi ... Himself (as Bob Mizrahi)
Sabrina Rippey ... Sister Mercy
Robert Rundle
Tim Sullivan

Directed by
Donald G. Jackson 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Donald G. Jackson  screenplay
Donald G. Jackson  story
Scott Shaw  screenplay
Scott Shaw  story

Produced by
Donald G. Jackson .... producer
Robert Mizrahi .... associate producer
Scott Shaw .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Donald G. Jackson 
 
Film Editing by
Scott Shaw 
 
Casting by
Nancy Jury 
 
Production Design by
Sergio Kurosawa 
 
Set Decoration by
Maria Teresa Campuzano 
Victoria de la Macorra 
 
Costume Design by
Junita Sanchez de Alonzo 
 
Makeup Department
Tereza Nelson .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Steve Carr .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hall N. Fast Jr. .... first assistant director
Whitney Scott Bain .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Abdulkareem Ahmed .... boom operator
Frank Becker .... boom operator
Robert Garrett .... sound designer
Robert Garrett .... supervising sound editor
Laurder R. Knott .... sound mixer
Scott Shaw .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Blake Reece .... special effects makeup
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sunni Brite .... gaffer
Jack Cane .... key grip
Gerry Cherkaska .... grip
Donald G. Jackson .... still photographer (as M.T. Bird)
Donald G. Jackson .... still photographer
Frank L'Mar .... grip
Jonathan Quade .... Steadicam operator
Jonathan Quade .... additional cinematographer
Scott Shaw .... camera operator
Scott Shaw .... still photographer
Jimmy Williams .... additional cinematographer
Scott Spears .... additional cinematographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sara de la Maracorra .... costume assistant
Teresa Valaquez .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Ialo Applebee .... on-line editor
Lucy Canon .... colorist
Lacie La Cienega .... post-production assistant
Jesse LaBella .... post-production assistant
Sam R. Rye .... negative cutter
Elliot Sebastian .... vision mixer
 
Location Management
Juan Valdez Epistein .... location manager
Sergio Kurosawa .... location manager
 
Other crew
Able Bodee .... production coordinator
Cathy Diederich .... production assistant
Susan Engel .... production assistant
Suzzy Lambourne .... production assistant
Connie Nuddity .... continuity
Victoria Philippe .... production assistant
Bookman Rhodes .... script supervisor
 

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Trivia:
On an episode of "Strange Universe" (1996), Donald G. Jackson, Scott Shaw, and Julie Strain all claimed to believe in the "real" chupacabra, with Jackson and Shaw asserting that they had actually seen the creature while traveling in Mexico.See more »
Movie Connections:
Edited into Crimes of the Chupacabra (1998) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Old SchoolSee more »

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4 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Fellini meets the Coen Brothers, 14 March 2006
Author: Cammie Kim from Los Angeles

This is really a very good film. It has all of the visual wildness of a Fellini movie with all of the character development of a Coen Brother's film. The main thing that I personally like about this film is that there is all of these various characters, which all develop and expand the story for this film. They are then all tied together by the character Jack B. Quick, Space Sheriff, played by Scott Shaw. I think was a great idea and a great way to present a lot of very good story development and add depth to the many characters that make-up this film.

Though this is considered a monster flick. The monster, which is very good, is almost secondary to the characters presented in this film. Robert Z'Dar plays a great bad guy. Joe Estevez is this very interesting character reminiscent of 1950's and 1960's T.V. who pops into the film about half way though and provided this great, very bizarre, story narration.

There is also a lot of gun play in this movie. What I really like about this fact is that the gun play does not possess all the blood, guts, and gore of many indie films on the market right now. Instead, it is very stylized like the violence of 70's T.V.

The locations this film was shot at also deserve a mention. This film was not shot in only one or two very stagnant locations. Instead, it was filmed in numerous very visual locations. I believe this is a common stylistic trait of the films that Donald G. Jackson and Scott Shaw created. One of the most interesting scenes in this film is when the reporter character is giving one of her news reports. In this scene there were all kinds of news vans, news crews, and news reporters behind her. This must have cost a lot of money to pay all of those extras and to set up that scene. But, that is just one of the subtle elements that makes this film worth the watch.

The punk rock combines with country music also adds a very interesting and unique element to this film. The theme song is great! Overall, this is a really good movie.

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