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Cast

  (in credits order)

Andrew Bryniarski ... El Charro

Danny Trejo ... El Charro (voice)
Drew Mia ... Maria (as Andrew Mia)

Kathryn Taylor ... Tanya
Heidi Androl ... Christina
KellyDawn Malloy ... Rosemary

Philip Boyd ... James

Matthew Prater ... King (as Matt Prater)

Tabitha Stevens ... Elvira
Liliana Signorelli ... Homeless Woman

Lyndsay Martin ... Brittany

Michela Fruet ... Messenger
Victoria Vanegas ... Maria's Sister

Lemmy ... Priest (as Lemmy Kilmeister)

James Intveld ... Archangel Michael
Al Raitano ... Sheriff

Gary Bullock ... Prugatory Bartender

Calico Cooper ... Mistress of Salvation
Scott Greenall ... Minister of Salvation (as Scott Greenhall)

Kristopher Medina ... Seraph Bartender (as Kris Medina)

Jason Miller ... Dancing Albino

Brian Avery ... Priest
Marc Romeo ... Doctor
Tanya Turner ... Backstory Dead Girl
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Shane Dorman ... Angel
Mia Hoyos ... Maria
Andrés López ... Levi

Thadd Turner ... Cowboy at bar

Directed by
Rich Ragsdale 
 
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Ryan R. Johnson 

Produced by
Andrew Bryniarski .... executive producer
Paul DeNigris .... associate producer
Jasper Jan .... co-producer
Ryan R. Johnson .... producer
Kevin Ragsdale .... executive producer
Kevin Ragsdale .... producer
 
Original Music by
Rich Ragsdale 
 
Cinematography by
Jacques Haitkin 
 
Film Editing by
Michael Amundsen 
 
Production Design by
Ryan Cooper 
 
Art Direction by
Yolanda Chavez 
 
Set Decoration by
Yolanda Chavez 
 
Costume Design by
Kate Lessa 
 
Makeup Department
Mark Bautista .... key makeup artist
Lisa Machii .... key makeup artist
Melissa Richau .... assistant makeup artist (as Melissa Starr Richau)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mary E. Brown .... second assistant director
Alexys Ruiz .... second second assistant director
TreJulie Stamos .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
April Lira .... p.a.
 
Sound Department
Nathan Atkins .... foley artist
Nathan Atkins .... sound effects editor
Greg Cosh .... sound mixer
Jill Cosh .... boom operator
Tim Farrell .... sound effects editor
Dean Hurley .... sound re-recording mixer
Dean Hurley .... supervising sound editor
Derek Owen .... dialogue editor
Ryan Rubin .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Mark Bautista .... special effects makeup
 
Visual Effects by
Tim Carras .... digital artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jason Cochard .... additional cinematographer
Daniel Alexis Gonzalez .... best boy electric (as Danny Gonzalez)
Kendall Holmes .... grip
Terry Meadows .... key grip
Jaime R. Mejia .... grip
Jon Mielke .... grip (as J T Mielke)
Pat Murphy .... gaffer
Patrick Murphy .... gaffer
Jeff Niggemeyer .... electrician
Matt Radecki .... additional camera operator
Lue Skinner .... assistant camera
Roderick E. Stevens .... camera operator
Roderick E. Stevens .... director of photography: second unit
Tamela .... second assistant camera
 
Animation Department
Tim Carras .... animator: title animation
 
Editorial Department
Eric Chase .... television editor
 
Music Department
Scott Clausen .... composer: song "Kool Operator, Jr."
Jeff Johns .... executive soundtrack producer
Joe Lisanti .... music editor
David Low .... orchestra contractor
Deborah Lurie .... choir arranger
Sean McMahon .... conductor
Sean McMahon .... lead orchestrator
Jeff Michael .... music copyist
Michael Pelavin .... orchestrator
Mark Robertson .... music supervisor
John Rodd .... scoring mixer
George Shaw .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Sky Boles .... office production assistant
Clint Comer .... production assistant
Anthony Deida .... production assistant
Steven Hartman .... production assistant
Andrea Joyner .... production assistant
Justin Lind .... production assistant
Tritia Victoria Manianglung .... production assistant
William McLeod .... production assistant
Jon Mielke .... production assistant
James Muia .... production assistant
Jenny Pond .... script supervisor
Rebecca J. Sorensen .... production coordinator
 

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Grindhouse movies: alive and well. Sort of., 14 July 2008
Author: M-Ols from United States

Quentin Tarentino and Robert Rodriguez tried (I'd say, with mixed success) to honor the history of grindhouse movies -- low budget movies shot with gonzo velocities and lots of cleavers & cleavage.

What Tarentino and Rodriguez tried to celebrate from their mink-lined, gold-plated director chairs, these guys did all by their loathsome lonesome, and cranked out El Charro. A masterpiece? No - not by a long shot. But, you know, it does have all the hallmarks of grindhouse: barely comprehensible plotting, bizarre riffs from the periphery, cars on desert highways, bad dialog, bad cops, bad bars, some nonsense about curses, babbling priests, buckets of blood, a couple hundred f-bombs, and (duh) topless women.

If you're looking for El Charro to introduce you to next round of cinematic genius, you'll be sorely disappointed. But, if you've been hankering for some drive-in quality, B-movie slasher junk -- then why the hell not?

(The soundtrack kind of kicks a--, by the way).

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