Roving clans of shape-shifting human/hyena creatures prowl and hunt for human prey. They are hunted by one man seeking revenge for the death of his loved ones.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ria Gannon
Crazy Briggs
Jim Morris ...
Ron Bard ...
CSI Technician
Sheriff Manfred
Deputy Walters
Doorman (as John Bryant Davila)
Maxie Santillan Jr. ...
Salazar (as Maxie J. Santillan Jr.)


Roving clans of shape-shifting human/hyena creatures prowl and hunt for human prey. They are hunted by one man seeking revenge for the death of his loved ones.

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They hunt in packs and will eat you alive! See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence, language and nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 April 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Devil's Spawn  »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Costas Mandylor is actually a real hyena but surprisingly didn't get the role of one and instead was casted as Gannon. See more »


Crazy Briggs: My name's Briggs, but mostly people just call me Crazy Briggs.
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References Cheers: The Heart Is a Lonely Snipehunter (1985) See more »


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Written & Performed by Mike Plas
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An entertaining horror film
22 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The one thing I can say for this movie is that the quality of the cinematography is fantastic. Being a Costas Mandylor fan, it was awesome to see great closeup shots of him with those sparkling blue eyes. The plot itself was alright, nothing to rave about. The subplot involving rival teens seemed pointless to me at first, but after watching the movie in it's entirety I can see why they put it in the film. The downfalls of this film were the CGI/special effects. The transitions from humans to hyenas were so blatantly obvious and unbelievable. Also the "hyenas" themselves were basically computer animation. The acting was fairly decent. There was a lot of predictability in the writing. I would watch this movie again sometime.

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