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Mummy an' the Armadillo (2004)

A young woman stops at a rundown roadside diner during a dark and stormy night which sets in motion a series of events that bring out dark secrets, psychological quotes, and more.

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Set entirely at a run-down roadside diner in Arizona, called The Armadillo Cafe, a shady tourist, named Sarah, stops for a rest at the deserted place run by a wary young woman, named Billie, and her dysfunctional and deranged family whom include her psychotic, alcoholic mother Let and her two sons; the retarded Wyatte and the crazed cowboy Jesse whom tie up and hold Sarah hostage when she begins asking too many questions about their pasts and is subjected to their mind games and physical and mental torture to find out her connection to the family and dark secrets they hold. Written by matt-282

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Rated R for violence and terror, strong sexual dialogue and language
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Sarah: If it wouldn't be too much trouble, could you please untie me?
Let: Not until I get to the bottom of this.
Sarah: Please... please, these ropes are cutting off my circulation.
Let: If you wouldn't squirm about like a gopher in a trap, you'd be fine.
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An independent Supernatural Horror gem!
31 December 2011 | by (yourhdd') – See all my reviews

I have to say I don't understand how this film is rated so low. So right off the bat, if your a die-hard Horror fan like me I would tell you to ignore any bad reviews and its low rating because its a doozy that seems to have been overlooked.

Right off the bat this movie has a great cast, great acting, great script, and great scares. The story keeps you wondering and guessing whats really going on till it all comes down. The film is a supernatural horror film which happens to be one of my favourite Horror genres, but its also much more then that. Its a mystery/suspense and a thriller also. It has a great back story and characters which makes it the forgotten creepy horror/thriller gem that it is.

Some personal history, I bought this film about 4 years ago and watched it once with my Wife. Now, the first time I watched it I had just finished working a 12 hour shift so I kept falling asleep so I missed it.. My wife told me how she loved it and that I should take the time to watch it again, but it began to collect dust on my movie shelf. Finally one day, about 3 years ago, I was bored enough to watch it again. Since then I have watched it about 5 times and I'm not the usual person to give a movie multiple viewing unless the movie is very complicated and requires more then one view to really* understand everything going on. I don't know if I could classify this as that type of movie, its just a great flick that works.

Now, I will not spoil the plot by being pretentious like most the people on IBMD, I never do, but basically its about a bar on route 66 where some strangers with secrets are brought together and a bunch of weird stuff goes down.

If your more into slashers films then this may not be your cup of tea,but if you like GOOD supernatural Horror/thrillers then look no further,you will definitely like this.I give you my personal guarantee.

I gave it 9 out of 10 stars and I would say for an independent horror it deserves every star.


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