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  (in credits order)

Daniel Wisler ... Tall Man

Alexandra Holden ... Scarlett May
Kevin Ryder ... Mr. Humphrey

Edward Furlong ... Adam Waltz

Tiffany Shepis ... Cassie Blue
Dragon Dronet ... Gnome Killer

Tate Hanyok ... Elizabeth

Lance Henriksen ... Connor Pritchett

Brooke Lyons ... Tanya Kismen

Emmanuel Xuereb ... Harris Briggs

Mercedes McNab ... Tara Leslie
Jake Grace ... Rhett Johnson

Kate Orsini ... Lorraine Wilson
Rouhi Savoji ... Pirate Wench #1
Lila Pearsall ... Pirate Wench #2 (as Lila Dean)
Church ... Pirate Guard

Rick Baker ... First Mate

Matt Bushell ... Bandana Man

Jeffrey Vincent Parise ... Derek Deeds

Whit Hertford ... Onion Chef
Amy Dowde ... Maureen

Justin Neill ... Sound Guy

Ethan Kogan ... 1st AD

Jacey Margolis ... Cindy
Sean Foley ... Officer Bailey - by pirate ship

Rena Riffel ... Detective LaRue

Tony Todd ... Detective Shields

Scott Anthony Leet ... Officer Willoughby - by pirate ship

Denise Vaughn ... Newscaster

Drew Berenc ... Alloicious T. Zims

Tracy Mork ... Helga T. Zims

Julia Lehman ... Beachside Waitress

Rebeka Montoya ... 2nd AC

Nicole Malgarini ... Kelly

Tracey Walter ... Roy White
Barry Ford ... Dale Cross
Jenapher Forline ... Jezebel The Waitress
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eric D. Altman ... Bartender (uncredited)

Blanca Blanco ... Claudia (uncredited)

Christina Desiere ... Bikini Girl (uncredited)

Jeff Dylan Graham ... Makeup Artist (uncredited)
Jim Kaufman ... Band Performer (uncredited)
Kara Kiehle ... Gogo Dancer (uncredited)
Hanna Putnam ... Violet Blue (uncredited)

Stephanie Ray ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Frankie Sin ... 50's Waitress (uncredited)

Tony Snegoff ... Shadow Killer (uncredited)

Jade Tailor ... Laura (uncredited)
Ron Underwood ... Himself (uncredited)
Jasmine Worth ... 50's Bar Patron (uncredited)

Directed by
Josh Eisenstadt 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Josh Eisenstadt  story
Aaron Pope  written by

Produced by
Drew Berenc .... associate producer
John Dowdle .... executive producer
David Forline .... producer
Jenapher Forline .... co-producer
Jenapher Forline .... line producer
Pamela Kunisawa .... co-producer
Jesse Pate .... associate producer
Original Music by
Jim Kaufman 
Cinematography by
Charles Rose 
Film Editing by
Rebecca Grace 
Casting by
Joe Lorenzo 
Production Design by
Meg Pinsonneault 
Set Decoration by
Chris Doremus 
Costume Design by
Ivy Thaide 
Makeup Department
Briana Lindsey .... assistant makeup artist
Dina Marinelli .... key makeup artist
Nicole Michaud .... special effects hair: Prosthetic Make-up Studio
Christine Nelli .... key hair stylist
James Ojala .... special makeup effects artist
Homa Safar .... makeup artist
Melanie Tooker .... supervisor: makeup effects
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Seth Boston .... second assistant director: second unit
John David Denison .... second second assistant director (as J.D. Denison)
Travis Gerndt .... second assistant director
Cassandra B. Laymon .... first assistant director
Will Newman .... first assistant director: additional photography
Will Newman .... first assistant director: second unit
Art Department
Daisy Mullen .... property master
Meg Pinsonneault .... set designer
Kevin Senior .... set dresser
Sound Department
Josh Eisenstadt .... foley artist
Mike Hostettler .... boom operator
Leah Moritz .... sound utility
John Neff .... foley artist
John Neff .... supervising sound editor
Ted Phillips .... sound mixer
Visual Effects by
Tammy Sutton .... compositor
Dan Walker .... compositor
Danny Downey .... stunt double
Danny Downey .... stunt double: Edward Furlong
Tony Snegoff .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Alba .... additional Steadicam operator
Gary C. Beaird .... key grip
Tony Bringas .... camera production assistant
David Carstens .... camera loader
Peter Cote .... grip
Joe Crowder .... electrician
Brandon Dolson .... film loader: second unit
Adam Duffy .... electrician
Stan Eng .... gaffer: additional photography
Damiano Fusca .... grip
Alex Gordon .... electrician
Jeff Guidry .... camera crane operator
Jeff Guidry .... dolly grip
Carl Helder .... best boy grip
Lochlan M. Hickok .... electrician
David Howard .... underwater first assistant camera: second unit
Marcus Kellum .... additional second assistant camera
Matthew Knudsen .... grip
Erwin Landau .... Steadicam operator
Erwin Landau .... camera operator
Sebastian Lumme .... camera crane technician
Babak Mansouri .... director of photography: second unit
Michael Mansouri .... digital imaging technician
Michael Mansouri .... gaffer: second unit
Nancy Murray .... electrician
Brandon Musselman .... additional dolly grip
Brandon Musselman .... grip
Jon Myers .... additional Steadicam operator
Michael Parry .... underwater cinematographer: second unit
Dustin Penrod .... gaffer
Felix Salzman .... still photographer
James Vasquez .... second assistant camera
Jessica Walker .... grip
Joseph Walsh .... additional first assistant camera
Brenda Zuniga .... first assistant camera
Casting Department
Danielle Lenniger .... casting associate
Lila Pearsall .... casting associate (as Lila Dean)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Keely Maroney .... set costumer
Tera Struck .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Corinne Bogdanowicz .... digital intermediate colorist
Margherita Di Paola .... first assistant editor
John Dobrich .... assistant editor
Music Department
Adam Harding .... composer: additional music
Jim Kaufman .... composer: theme music
Ron Underwood .... composer: theme music
Transportation Department
Louis Dargenzio .... transportation coordinator
Robert Dargenzio .... transportation
Jim DePue .... transportation captain
Javier Zaizar .... driver
Other crew
Christopher Anderson .... set production assistant
Brian Fertal .... set service
Erin Forrest .... script supervisor
Javier Galaviz .... production assistant
Hillary Hunting .... production assistant
Tiffany Johnson .... production assistant
Tiffany J. Johnson .... production assistant
Steve Luna .... production assistant (as Steven Luna)
Mark Napier .... production coordinator
Lindsey Quintana .... key set production assistant
Kiran Kaur Saini .... additional script supervisor
Daniel Tellez .... production assistant
Noley Thornton .... location manager

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Rated R for bloody horror violence, language and some sexuality/nudity
109 min
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Cameo: [Rick Baker]Legendary makeup artist Rick Baker appears as the First Mate.See more »
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8 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
If you don't see this, you're not missing out, 21 August 2009
Author: Nick Damian from Toronto, Ontario

That's's a bore.

Ahhhh, it be a very big bore. The cast is lacking so much. When the best performer is a horror movie actress who is best known for her screaming and baring her chest, then you know that the film is a drag.

Once a mighty well known actor, now looking quite sick or hungover - Edward Furlong is just awful to watch. His voice is a shriek in itself. His eyes are so puffy and his performance is so weak.

The script is like countless before it that are also weak.

Thinking of renting it? I think it's time to rent a good movie - like The Terminator or Aliens or best yet - Back To The Future.

At 1 hour and 40 minutes long, it's 1 hour and 35 minutes too long and the ending is rather dull.

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