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Skeleton Man -- A co-ed group of Special Forces agents search the wilderness for a predator type creature that has been on a killing spree.


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1 March 2004 (USA) See more »
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Jackie Debatin ... Sgt. Cordero

Eric Etebari ... Lt. York
Jonathon Klein ... Power House Supervisor

Robert Miano ... Blind Indian

Timothy V. Murphy ... Sgt. Terry
Maurice Nehru ... Fighting Indian
Lisa Oliva Rodriguez ... Sgt. Smith (as Lisa Oliva)
David E. Ornston ... Ross
Carlos Rodriguez ... Warrior Prince

Michael Rooker ... Captain Leary
Bill M. Ryusaki ... Ancient Medicine Man (as Bill Ryusaki)

Paul Sampson ... Nathan

Sarah Ann Schultz ... Lt. Scott

Booboo Stewart ... Child Warrior (as Boo Boo Stewart)

Maegan Stewart ... Indian Princess

Nils Allen Stewart ... Sgt. Rodriguez
Renee Steward ... Warrior (as Renee Stewart)

Noa Tishby ... Sgt. Davis
Joey Travolta ... Sheriff

Jerry Trimble ... Staff Sgt. Lawrence (as Jerry Trimble Jr.)

Dominiquie Vandenberg ... Cotton Mouth (as Dominique Vandenberg)

Casper Van Dien ... Staff Sgt. Oberron
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Natalie Alexander ... Lab Tech (uncredited)
Carlos Buti ... Indian Prince (uncredited)

Philip Hersh ... (uncredited)

Paul Dion Monte ... Shaman (uncredited)

Andrew Stubblefield ... Scared Construction Worker (uncredited)
Ernesto Trinidad ... Police Officer #1 (uncredited)
Mike Wike ... Dead Savage (uncredited)

Directed by
Johnny Martin 
Writing credits
Frederick Bailey (written by)

Produced by
Charles Arthur Berg .... line producer
Charles Arthur Berg .... producer
Boaz Davidson .... executive producer
Danny Dimbort .... executive producer
Avi Lerner .... executive producer
Johnny Martin .... producer
David E. Ornston .... producer
Richard Salvatore .... producer
Trevor Short .... executive producer
Original Music by
Chris White 
Cinematography by
Richard Briglia 
Film Editing by
Michele Gisser 
Casting by
Valerie McCaffrey  (as Valerie McCaffery)
Production Design by
Yuda Acco 
Dutch Merrick  (as Steve 'Dutch' Merrick)
Steven J. Weller 
Costume Design by
Erica Engelhardt 
Makeup Department
Rocky Faulkner .... makeup artist
Michael Mosher .... special makeup effects artist
Michael Mosher .... wig maker
Francie Paull .... assistant makeup artist
Kimberly Ulmer .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Charles Arthur Berg .... production manager
Aimée Flaherty .... production manager: additional photography
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brad Birkeland .... second assistant director
Anwar Fennell .... second second assistant director
Jay Gira .... first assistant director
Paul-Edouard Laurens .... first assistant director: additional photography
Johnny Martin .... second unit director
Katie Mustard .... second assistant director
Sound Department
Aaron Breeden .... sound effects editor
Jason Brooks .... sound mixer
Britton Ortize .... dialogue editor
Britton Ortize .... foley artist
Britton Ortize .... sound designer
Britton Ortize .... sound editor
Britton Ortize .... sound effects editor
Britton Ortize .... sound re-recording mixer
Britton Ortize .... supervising sound editor
David Stark .... boom operator
Don Thomas .... sound mixer
Don Thomas .... sound
Special Effects by
Royce Hager .... special effects technician
Josh Hakian .... special effects coordinator
Ivo Jivkov .... special effects crew
Georgi Karadjov .... special effects
Marten Ruskov .... special effects crew
Visual Effects by
Jeff Douglas .... Avid DS high definition artist
Brian Kamp .... visual effects coordinator
Ian Kennedy .... visual effects supervisor
Jordan Markov .... visual effects editor
Krasimir Paskalev .... visual effects coordinator
Joe Cofer .... stunt coordinator
Edwin Dilla .... stunts
Mike Grace .... stunts
Chase Kelly .... stunts (as Chase Kelley)
Don Leffler .... stunts
Tang Nguyen .... stunts
Radoslav Parvanov .... stunt performer
Elitsa Razheva .... stunt double
Ron Reeger .... stunts
Rob Sanchez .... stunt rigger
Booboo Stewart .... stunts
Maegan Stewart .... stunts
Vencislav Stojanov .... stunts
Kaloian Vodenicharov .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Amador .... grip
Ian Benham .... first assistant camera
Steven Capitano Calitri .... electrician (as Steve Calitri)
Ross W. Clarkson .... camera operator: "a" camera
Lucas Deans .... second assistant camera
Pauline Edwards .... second assistant camera: additional photography
Daniel Ferrell .... first assistant camera
Shawn Greene .... best boy electric
Tim Herman .... best boy grip
Vesa Holle .... best boy electric
Borislav Krastanov .... chief lighting technician: Bulgaria
Ben Krout .... best boy grip
Chelsea Low .... Steadicam operator
Mitko Matev .... focus puller: "b" camera
Dan McClian .... electrician
Michael A. Nash .... gaffer: additional photography
Jeff Niggemeyer .... grip
Lexi Nikitas .... additional photographer
Joe Pacella .... second assistant camera
Boryana Papazova .... focus puller: "a" camera
Andrey Prikazchikov .... gaffer
Georgi Raikov .... camera operator: "b" camera
Georgi Raykov .... camera operator
Rocky Rodriguez .... electrician
Darryl Rue .... key grip
Tim Wattez .... electrician
Jack L. Zeman .... still photographer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kristen Evenson .... assistant costume designer
Kristen Evenson .... costume designer: monster costumes
Tova Jarvis .... set costumer
Daniela Kutsarova .... wardrobe laundress: Bulgaria
Monica Winter Vigil .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Tim Maffia .... digital color timer
Transportation Department
Ash Aimee .... action vehicles
Matthew Ballard .... transportation coordinator
Guy J. Graves .... driver (as Guy Graves)
Luchezar Todorovbski .... driver: Bulgaria
Other crew
Luis Baptista .... production assistant
Ed Baran .... publicist
Scott Carr .... script supervisor
Chase Conville .... assistant: Michael Rooker
Bill Davis .... weapons specialist
Ethan Davis .... production assistant
Silvia Donati .... production assistant
Aimée Flaherty .... production coordinator
Michael Gershowitz .... production assistant
Torrence Hall .... armorer
Kendrick Hudson .... key set production assistant
Chantel Kaufman .... assistant to production designer
Nvard Khachatryan .... production assistant
Daniel Pincy .... production assistant
Robert Prinz .... production assistant
Lonnie Ramati .... production business affairs
Margarita Reyes .... assistant: Michael Rooker
Philadelphia Springfield .... production assistant
Tara Springfield .... production assistant
Maegan Stewart .... horse wrangler
Nils Allen Stewart .... character movement coordinator
Nils Allen Stewart .... horse wrangler
Mike Tristano .... armorer

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Rated R for violence and brief language
USA:89 min (DVD) | Brazil:95 min
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Did You Know?

This film was originally entitled "Cotton Mouth Joe".See more »
Continuity: About 2 minutes into the movie we see a man at a table using a pick-like instrument to clean a vase. The phone rings, he answers and we see the pick but when the camera pulls out he is then using a brush on the vase.See more »
Cordero:If you can see it, I can shoot it.See more »
Movie Connections:
Edited from Sweepers (1998)See more »


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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Should've stuck with Cottonmouth Joe, 28 April 2006
Author: GradeZ from Washington DC, USA

A whole lot of the people that have seen this are confused, obviously. The original title of "Cottonmouth Joe" would've put things into better perspective for much of the viewing audience. I have personally experienced the condition of cottonmouth (often accompanied by a really bad hangover after a weekend bender) and it is indeed a lot like the movie Skeleton Man -- a dry, scummy film that provokes regret for recent choices and begs for a hot shower.

It is unfortunate that the choice of "Skeleton Man" for the title was finalized by the distributor (probably the work of some meddling Hollywood no nothing studio exec who just didn't get it) and not "Cottonmouth Joe." Those of us who have seen the film know that the Skeleton Man is actually Cottonmouth Joe (a skeletal-manish apparition, not a true Skeleton Man). The deception of the folks marketing this film is unforgivable, and for that alone, I cannot give this film a high rating. Imagine this: when future filmmakers get together to create the true definitive Skeleton Man movie and need a title, they will be totally screwed and we are all, as serious fans of the genre, diminished for that.

Cottonmouth Joe could've become a horror movie icon right up there alongside Madman Marz, Black Claw, Mansquito, Humongous, "Nature Boy" Billy Conners, Morty the wooden doll, the Boogen, Eegah, The Moon Beast, Bloody Bill, the Driller Killer, Mickey Rooney, and so forth, but he will always be remembered as a sword wielding-caped-tackle dummy skull face-tied to the side of a horse-skeleton man wannabe.

That's too bad.

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