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El Chupacabra (2003)

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The world seen through the eyes of two people, the inequities of society exposed and examined in depth in a most surreal manner.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Goodspeed (as Treach)
Jerry Rodriguez ...
Layton Matthews ...
Rina Fernandez ...
Michael Aranda ...
Pablo (as Victor López)
Daniel Anthony ...
Nikki Giovacchini ...
Kim Collea ...


This is a surreal film, inspired by various European cinematic styles, which apparently has no narrative structure. On closer inspection, however, a narrative does exist but is simply the support for a message which the film is attempting to carry over. What this message is, is up to the spectator to decide. Written by Morris R MacIver

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Rated R for horror violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 October 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Criatura  »

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When the detectives are examining the body on the steps, you can clearly see the victim's chest rise and fall as he breathes. See more »


Follows Guns of El Chupacabra II: The Unseen (1998) See more »

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Oh man! What was I thinking when I watched this pile of crap (and how much did I drink)?!
3 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

Well, what can I say besides "utter s**t." This is, literally, a pain-inducing movie!! How ANYONE can stand to sit through this tragically long (by being more than five seconds long) trainwreck of plot-holes, confusing characters-that-come-out-of-nowhere-and-are-NEVER-explained, to the ass-tastic camera work is well beyond me!

Goddamn, I hate this movie! My friend and I rented it because we wanted to rent a cheesy horror movie to watch late at night and be slightly scared (but most likely just end up making fun of it, via MST3K)*. Guess which one ended up happening! That's right- the latter of the two (good job! You get a gold star!). But we really didn't need to make fun of El Chupacabra because it is SO freaking horrible, that we ended up laughing simply from watching the movie (and believe me, we did NOT laugh at the so-called "humorous" moments in the movie). We laughed at how appallingly sad and deplorable El Chupacabra is.

Well, if you want to torture someone, tie them up to a chair and force them to watch the movie that cockroaches, lice and diseases avoid - El Chupacabra.

*If this sounds familiar, it's probably because you've (unfortunately) read my review of Alien 51. Sadly, both movies were made by the same two "directors" (that's right, TWO DIRECTORS! I guess they had to get two dumbasses to come up with enough bull***t to fill El Chupacabra and Alien 51).And please avoid both movies at ALL COSTS!!!!

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