IMDb > The Hills Run Red (2009) (V)
The Hills Run Red
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

The Hills Run Red (2009) (V) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 9 | slideshow) Videos (see all 3)
The Hills Run Red -- Trailer: Home video trailer for the horror film about a group wandering the woods in hopes of finding one of the most frightening movies ever made.
The Hills Run Red -- Home video trailer for the horror film about a group wandering the woods in hopes of finding one of the most frightening movies ever made


User Rating:
5.5/10   6,840 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 4% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
David J. Schow (teleplay)
John Dombrow (screenplay) ...
View company contact information for The Hills Run Red on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
29 September 2009 (USA) See more »
Trespassers will be slaughtered...
A group of young horror fans go searching for a film that mysteriously vanished years ago but instead find that the demented killer from the movie is real, and he's thrilled to meet fans who will die gruesomely for his art. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Hush, Little Baby, Don't Say A Word… Daddy's Gonna Make You A Messed Up Movie See more (58 total) »


  (in credits order)

Sophie Monk ... Alexa

Tad Hilgenbrink ... Tyler (as Tad Hilgenbrinck)

William Sadler ... Concannon

Janet Montgomery ... Serina

Alex Wyndham ... Lalo

Ewan Bailey ... Sonny
Danko Jordanov ... Babyface (as Danko Iordanov)
Mike Straub ... Gabe
Hristo Mitzkov ... Jimbo
Georgi Dimitrov ... Lance (as Georgi Dimitrov-Bomba)
Ekaterina Temelkova ... Sherri

Raicho Vasilev ... Babyface actor
Itai Diakov ... Teen Babyface (as Ithai Dyakov)
Petya Ivanova ... Alexa, age 5
Elene Mshvidobadze ... Alexa, age 10
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Velizara Stoyanova ... Dancer

Directed by
Dave Parker 
Writing credits
David J. Schow (teleplay)

John Dombrow (screenplay: original screenplay)

John Carchietta  story

Produced by
Charles V. Bender .... co-producer
John Carchietta .... producer
Ethan Erwin .... co-producer
Robert Meyer Burnett .... producer
Carl Morano .... producer
Erik Olsen .... executive producer
Steve Richards .... executive producer
Roee Sharon .... producer (as Roee Sharon Peled)
Joel Silver .... executive producer
Jonathan Tzachor .... producer
Stephen Bender .... associate producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Frederik Wiedmann 
Cinematography by
Ilan Rosenberg (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Harold Parker 
Casting by
Dean E. Fronk 
Gillian Hawser 
Donald Paul Pemrick 
Production Design by
Antonello Rubino 
Art Direction by
Ivan Ranghelov 
Set Decoration by
Paolo Faenzi 
Costume Design by
Jasmina Vasileva  (as Jasmina Vasileva-Stoichkova)
Makeup Department
Desislava Grozdeva .... key hair stylist
Petya Simeonova .... makeup artist
Yana Stoyanova .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Vessela Bannzurkova .... unit production manager
Jeff Shiffman .... production supervisor
Jon Gordon McKenzie .... production manager: additional photography unit (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sylvia Asenova .... second assistant director
Vessela Bannzurkova .... first assistant director
Ivan Kotsev .... second second assistant director
Natasha Roth .... third assistant director
Geraldine Schubert .... first assistant director: second unit
Jeff Shiffman .... first assistant director
TreJulie Stamos .... first assistant director
Svetoslav Velichkov .... third assistant director
Art Department
Timothy Alverson .... visual consultant (as Tim Alverson)
Svetoslav Angelov .... carpenter
Anton Arnaudov .... laborer
Giorgi Avramov .... assistant set decorator
Vladislav Balchov .... laborer
Beka Bichinashvili .... laborer
Bogdan Bogdanov .... set dresser
Michael Broom .... conceptual artist
Michael Broom .... mask designer
Victor Deyov .... carpenter
Dian Dimitrov .... carpenter
Ivo Dimitrov .... carpenter
Kiril Dimov .... carpenter
Lachezar Dobrev .... carpenter
Maria Doicheva .... painter
Bojidar Evtov .... carpenter (as Bojidar Eftov)
Martin Genchev .... set dresser
Orlin Grozdanov .... property master
Valentin Hadzhiev .... carpenter
Anna Hadzhieva .... art department coordinator
Sashko Iliev .... art department buyer
Veselin Ilov .... carpenter
Georgi Kodzhabashiyski .... painter (as Gerorgi Kodzhabashiiski)
Mihela Kondeva .... painter (as Mihaela Kondeva)
Georgi Kostadinov .... plasterer
Nedelcho Kostadinov .... plasterer
Peter Krumov .... set dresser
Jerad Marantz .... concept artist
Veselin Milanov .... carpenter
Dimitar Minev .... laborer
Kolio Nachev .... painter (as Kolyo Nachev)
Ivan Nikolov .... carpenter
Iva Petrova .... stand-by props
Martin Radnev .... laborer
Sonya Savova .... draftswoman
Eleonora Slavkova .... painter
Svetoslav Stoilov .... carpenter
Borislav Vasilev .... leadman
Georgi Petrov Yakimov .... stand-by props (as Georgi Petrov)
Evgeni Yordanov .... construction manager
Zhivko Zhelyazkov .... laborer (as Jivko Jelyazkov)
Zhivko Zhelyazkov .... storyboard artist
Sound Department
Zac Anderson .... foley editor
Steven Avila .... sound designer
Steven Avila .... supervising sound effects editor
Trip Brock .... supervising sound editor
Naomi Dandridge .... adr recordist
Ryan Davis .... sound re-recording mixer (additional re-recording mixer)
Tom Deane .... adr mixer
Caleb Easter .... sound editor
Petar Kadiiski .... boom operator
Tsvetan Kadiiski .... sound recordist
Stanley Kastner .... sound re-recording mixer
Peter D. Lago .... sound effects editor
Sean Madsen .... sound engineer
Greg Mauer .... foley mixer
Rick Owens .... foley artist
Alexander Pugh .... sound designer
Alexander Pugh .... sound effects editor
Jason Shaffer .... sound effects editor
Bryon Speller .... dialogue editor
Lionel Strutt .... adr coordinator
Kyle Tilbury .... sound re-recording mixer
Steven Utt .... sound engineer
Ben Whitver .... adr mixer
Brian S.M. Wroth .... adr editor
Brian S.M. Wroth .... dialogue editor
Special Effects by
Scott Conner .... sculptor/ prop maker
Graham Denman .... special effects shop assistant
Ron Karkoska .... special effects supervisor
Ana Preciado .... special makeup effects
Stefan Razlojki .... armourer
Mike Rotella .... sculptor
Graham Schofield .... sfx props
Mark Villalobos .... special makeup effects supervisor
Patricia Villalobos .... special effects crew
Visual Effects by
Eran Barnea .... visual effects supervisor
Sonya Atanasova .... stunt
Georgi Dimitrov .... stunts
Ivailo Dimitrov .... stunts (as Ivailo Dimitrov)
Borislav Iliev .... stunts
Danko Jordanov .... stunt double
George Karlukovski .... stunts
Velizar Peev .... stunt double
Elitsa Razheva .... stunt double: Janet Montgomery
Georgi Stanislavov .... stunts
Ventsislav Stoyanov .... stunts
Kaloian Vodenicharov .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Mitko Bonev .... first assistant camera
Miroslav Borisov .... grip
Dimitar Cvetkov .... electrician (as Dimitar Cvetkov - Miteks)
Vladimir Dimitrov Dimitrov .... grip
Alexander Dimitrov .... grip
Emil Dimitrov .... unit loader
Stanislav Dimitrov .... electrician
Toni Dimitrov .... electrician
Yulian Filipov .... grip
Vasil Galabov .... key grip
Mark Gamsey .... second unit: cinematographer
Stoyan Georgiev .... grip
Alexander Idakiev .... electrician
Rumen Idakiev .... electrician
Nikolai Kerezov .... Steadicam operator
Nikolai Kerezov .... camera operator: "b" camera
Liam Kibbutz .... lighting technician
Tsvetan Kostov .... grip
Mihail Kotev .... assistant camera operator: "b" camera
Kiril Kurtov .... best boy grip
Ivo Minchev .... video net
Dimitar Petrov .... best boy electric (as Dimiter Petrov - Tsaisa)
Konstantin Popov .... gaffer (as Konstantin Popov - Kosio)
Ilan Rosenberg .... camera operator: "a" camera
Nikifor Sopov .... electrician
Emil Spasov .... electrician
Kostadin Stoichev .... electrician
Miroslav Stoilov .... focus puller: : "b" camera
Alexandra Bachvarova Trifonova .... still photographer (as Alexandra Bachvarova)
Vladimir Varadinov .... electrician (as Vladimir Varadinov - Plehi)
Simon Varsano .... still photographer
Pavel Vladimirov .... grip
Dimitar Vuchkov .... grip
Mihail Yanakiev .... second assistant camera
Casting Department
Dean E. Fronk .... casting: US
Gillian Hawser .... casting: UK
Eddie Jaszek .... casting assistant
Arlene Kiyabu .... casting associate: Warner Bros.
Ivan Kolev .... extras casting: Bulgaria
Donald Paul Pemrick .... casting: US (as Donald Pemrick)
Jonas Talkington .... casting: Bulgaria
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Desislava Andonova .... costumer
Vyarka Sirkova .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Evans Butterworth .... digital intermediate producer
Marc Carlini .... assistant editor
Adam Farrar .... post-production assistant
Sean Findley .... post-production consultant
Christopher Hills-Wright .... post-production consultant
Kathleen Largay .... digital intermediate assist
Adam Ohl .... digital intermediate producer
Ralph Paredes .... post-production coordinator
Frank Roman .... digital intermediate colorist
Crispin Struthers .... additional editor
Dan Tegnelia .... post-production assistant (as Daniel 'Chachi' Tegnelia)
Todor G. Todorov .... colorist
Music Department
Zewhong Lee .... music preparation
Haim Mazar .... score engineer
Zdena Pelikanova .... orchestra contractor
Derek Somaru .... music editor
Hyesu Yang .... orchestrator
Transportation Department
Trayan Anachkov .... transportation
Stefan Cheresharski .... unit driver
Lubomir Evtimov .... transportation coordinator (as Lyubo Evtimov)
Milen Filipov .... unit driver
Tzvetan Ignatov .... unit driver
Sashko Iliev .... unit driver
Martin Kolev .... unit driver
St. Kostadinov .... unit driver
Kiril Kurtov .... unit driver
Yuri Lakov .... unit driver
Vesko Ntachev .... unit driver
Ivan Petkov .... unit driver
Stoyan Rakovski .... unit driver
Emil Serkedjiev .... unit driver
Georgi Stanchev .... unit driver
Dimiter Zarev .... unit driver
Other crew
Gina Amador .... post production accountant
Matt Bierman .... production executive
Galabina Botova .... assistant location manager
Jacqueline Buda .... assistant production coordinator
Michael Frayeh .... production accountant
Mario Georgiev .... production accountant
Nikolai Grozev .... production assistant
Cherise Honey .... production coordinator: USA
Bogdan Hristov .... production assistant
Joshua Hummel .... assistant: Steve Richards
Ivo Johnev .... medic
Kristina Kambitova .... legal advisor: bulgaria
Ivaylo Kirilov .... production assistant
Daniela Koeva .... producers asssistant
Jon Kuyper .... production executive
Ronald J. Levin .... legal representative
Lilly Manjarrez .... office coordinator
Stasia Petrova .... production coordinator
Marina Ranghelova .... travel coordinator (as Marina Stoytcheva)
Ryan Robertson .... main title producer
Natasha Roth .... production assistant
Geraldine Schubert .... assistant: Mr. Parker
Petur Shipkov .... production assistant
Federico Silva .... production assistant: US
Ivo Simeonov .... location manager
Alexander Skerlev .... production assistant
Petko Slaveikov .... production assistant
Shelly Stoyanova .... script supervisor
Jonas Talkington .... clearances: Bulgaria
Ron Tansingco .... assistant: Erik Olsen
Yanko Ushatov .... payroll accountant
Ina Vaseva .... assistant production coordinator
Mariana Vodenicharova .... production assistant (as Mimi Vodenitcharova)

Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial EffectsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Rated R for strong bloody horror violence and torture, grisly images, sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use
81 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

William Sadler came up with the idea for the sunglasses Concannon wears in the movie.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Feardotcom (2002)See more »
Bubblin' BloodSee more »


This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
10 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Hush, Little Baby, Don't Say A Word… Daddy's Gonna Make You A Messed Up Movie, 21 December 2009
Author: Coventry from the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls

Hmm, I definitely second what my pal and fellow reviewer TheatreX stated in his user comment! I am a devoted fan of horror genre as well and I also get a kick out of tracking down hidden gems that are extremely obscure or even considered "lost", but after seeing this film, I must make a mental note to never ever go and fanatically seek for lost backwoods slashers myself! That is what the basic plot of "The Hills Run Red" is all about. Tyler is a horror fan and amateur documentary maker obsessed with the idea of finding a horror film that was taken out of circulation shortly after its release, allegedly because it was too shocking and gruesome, as well as the director Wilson Wyler Concannon who mysteriously vanished as well. He convinces two friends and even the director's daughter, who nowadays is a heroin junkie and works as a stripper, to drive out to the middle of nowhere region where the movie was shot in the early 80's. Deep down in those backwoods, the foursome discovers that the film is real and never fully got completed. The maniacal killer from the trailer, referred to as Babyface, still prowls the area and butchers all trespassers in horribly painful ways. "The Hills Run Red", from director Dave Parker who previously made the hugely entertaining zombie flick "The Dead Hate the Living!" comes as a pleasant and refreshing little surprise in the overall worn out slasher genre. Especially the first half is compelling and innovative; at least if you're an obsessive horror fan yourself like I explained here above. All the little bits and footage and trivia details of the inexistent lost horror movie are truly fascinating. Supposedly "The Hills Run Red" revolved about a killer who cut off his own face as a child, because his stepfather said he was ugly, and replaced it with a doll mask. Director W.W. Concannon was a reputed freak who used real blood from a nearby slaughterhouse and hired a local retard to play the killer. The second half, meaning as soon as the main characters are confronted with the killer and have to run for their lives, feels a lot more like familiar slasher territory again with some implausible and grotesque plot twists as well as a few derivative clichés. Nevertheless, even then "The Hills Run Red" still transcends the majority of backwoods slashers because it literally oozes with perversion and sheer nastiness. The film is chock- full of macabre set pieces, harsh gore, lurid sleaze and vicious undertones like incest and mutilation. Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't these trademarks exactly what the horror genre is all about? Add to all this a creepy horror lullaby that continuously gets repeated ("Hush, little baby, don't say a word…") and a downright depressing climax and you got yourself perhaps even a future classic. The basic premise is reminiscent to the John Carpenter's Masters of Horror episode "Cigarette Burns", but it's more properly elaborated and a lot more identifiable, and it was fun seeing B-movie veteran William Sadler star in gloriously demented role again. Recommended.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (58 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for The Hills Run Red (2009)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
Still hoping for the uncut version. Greenzombidog
Wait wait.. what is her problem? john-m-holt
Whats with the ending? wheresbubbleboy526
horrible mess with tits Syngeror
messed up zebutsch
Wait, Wait...sooooo (spoliers) [Alexa/Serina questions] gdjj9
See more »


If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
The Tournament Machete Repo Men The Professional: Golgo 13 Kick-Ass
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Horror section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.