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The Devil's Rejects (2005)

 -  Horror  -  22 July 2005 (USA)
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The murderous, backwoods Firefly family takes to the road to escape a vengeful police force which isn't afraid of being as ruthless as their target.

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In Ruggsville, Texas, the police under the command of Sheriff John Quincy Wydell attack the house of the sadistic serial killers Firefly family (a.k.a. The Devil's Reject) and they arrest mother Firefly, but Otis B. Driftwood and Baby Firefly escape from the siege. Tiny is wandering nearby the house and also escapes. Otis and Baby call their patriarch, the mad clown Captain Spaulding and they schedule to reunite at an isolated motel in the desert. When Otis and Baby arrive, they kidnap two families of singers, using sadism and violence against the harmless persons. Meanwhile, Sheriff Wydell promises to capture and kill the runaways, seeking revenge for the death of his brother, the Deputy George Wydell. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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sheriff | revenge | murder | captain | motel | See more »

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Hell doesn't want them. Hell doesn't need them. Hell doesn't love them. This world rejects them. See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sadistic violence, strong sexual content, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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22 July 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

House of 1000 Corpses 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£323,196 (UK) (5 August 2005)

Gross:

$16,901,126 (USA) (19 August 2005)
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Farm house at Sable Ranch in Santa Clarita,California that was used as Firefly house in this film was also used as the Sawyer family house in Leatherface:Texas Chainsaw Massacre III(1990),both Sawyers and Fireflys are demented family of serial killers,necrophiliacs and cannibals,both families have deformed mutants in their family,Fireflys have Earl the Prof. and Sawyers have Leatherface,both families are living in Texas,but both films were filmed in California at the same location(in the same house).Farmhouse was built back in 1989 for the filming of Texas Chainsaw Massacre III. See more »

Goofs

When Otis shoots Adam Banjo, the gun shot is silenced, but the gun clearly doesn't have a silencer on it. See more »

Quotes

Adam Banjo: Please, mister. This is insane.
Otis B. Driftwood: Boy, the next word that comes out of your mouth better be some brilliant fuckin' Mark Twain shit. 'Cause it's definitely getting chiseled on your tombstone.
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The DVD release is altered to include "In Memory of Matthew McGrory" at the end of the film, just before the credits. The theatrical release did not include this, as Matthew McGrory was still alive. See more »

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References House of 1000 Corpses (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

To Be Treated Rite
Performed by Terry Reid
Written by Terry Reid
Published by House of Dreams Music
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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A sequel to the 2003 film House of 1000 Corpses, Rob Zombie's 'The Devil's Rejects' is Bad-Ass! A Brutal, Unforgiving, Gruesome Horror Flick that works in most parts.

'The Devil's Rejects' Synopsis: The murderous, backwoods Firefly family takes to the road to escape a vengeful police force which isn't afraid of being as ruthless as their target.

'The Devil's Rejects' is NOT meant for the faint-hearted. Its extremely dark, brutal & gruesome. But for those who enjoy violent films, 'The Devil Rejects' does deliver enough moments to earn itself a viewing. The characters are evil, their journey is unforgiving, but Rob Zombie's execution is well-done & appealing.

Performance-Wise: Sid Haig, Bill Moseley & Sheri Moon Zombie are repulsive, but effective. William Forsythe is superb as the brave sheriff. The Late Matthew McGrory is decent.

On the whole, 'The Devil's Rejects' is sadistic but fun.


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