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Brutal -- When the remains of several dismembered corpses are discovered, a sheriff and his beautiful, young deputy begin a frantic search for the brutal murderer.
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Writer (WGA):
Ethan Wiley (written by)
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Release Date:
10 July 2007 (USA) See more »
A young sheriff's deputy, Zoe Adams, investigates a series of murders and soon realizes a serial killer is on the loose... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Crystal Stone ... Jamie

Eric Lange ... Evan

Sarah Thompson ... Zoe

Jeffrey Combs ... Sheriff Jimmy

Don O. Knowlton ... Doc McCall
William Sanford ... Rick

Whitney Anderson ... Vicki

Cyrus Alexander ... Chaz

Jenna Lee ... Jimmy's Wife
Daniel Torres Copeland ... Jimmy's Son
Francesca Hazel Copeland ... Jimmy's Daughter
Marlow ... Bloodhound #1
Lacey ... Bloodhound #2

Michael Berryman ... Leroy

Cameron Daddo ... Jacob

India Dupré ... Taffy (as India Dupre)
Gareth Morgan ... Bar Patron

Kristin Kirgan ... Becky

Jane Le ... Rona
Stanford Bly ... Barfly #1
Jimmy Stathis ... Barfly #2

Lisa Pescia ... Waitress
Kevin Indio Copeland ... Barkley (as Kevin Copeland)
Matteo Indelicato ... Janitor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brad Barnholtz ... Bartender

Directed by
Ethan Wiley 
Writing credits
Ethan Wiley (written by)

Produced by
Barry Barnholtz .... executive producer
Melvin Butters .... associate producer
Andrea Melton .... co-producer
Mark Moran .... line producer
Roel Reiné .... producer
John Rogers .... co-producer (as John 'J.J.' R.K. Rogers)
Deborah Templeton .... associate producer
Ethan Wiley .... producer
Original Music by
Joseph Bauer 
Film Editing by
Radu Ion 
Bayard Stryker 
Casting by
Mark Tillman 
Production Design by
Rose Shawhan 
Art Direction by
Rose Shawhan 
Makeup Department
Tracy M. Jackson .... hair stylist (as Tracy Jackson)
Tracy M. Jackson .... makeup artist (as Tracy Jackson)
Dennis Ramirez .... special makeup effects: 1313FX
Production Management
Radu Ion .... post-production supervisor
Will Santa Cruz .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Andrea Melton .... first assistant director (as Anrea Melton)
Devin Reeve .... second assistant director
Art Department
Dustin Grabiner .... swing gang
Shareen Pena .... swing gang (as Shareen Peña)
Sound Department
Phillip Blackford .... re-recording mixer
Edwin Dennis .... sound mixer
Dickey Beer .... stunt advisor (as Dickey Beers)
Camera and Electrical Department
David Michael Fordham .... grip (as Dave Fordham)
Ed Fox .... still photographer
Joseph Lake Guffey .... key grip
James Hammond .... first assistant camera
Dilip Isaac .... electrician
Hank Palan .... grip (as Henry Palan)
Roel Reiné .... camera operator (as Rebel Wan)
Scott Resnick .... second assistant camera
John Rogers .... gaffer (as John JJ Rogers)
John Rogers .... second camera operator (as John JJ Rogers)
William Waters .... best boy electric
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rebecca Fenton Brezovec .... assistant wardrobe (as Rebecca Fenton)
Tamera VanDyke .... wardrobe (as Tamera Van Dyke)
Location Management
Stephanie Acosta .... location consultant
Music Department
Joseph Bauer .... score orchestrated by (as Joe Bauer)
Joseph Bauer .... score produced by (as Joe Bauer)
Other crew
Jo Barnett .... production accountant
Doug E. Bear .... extra (as Doug-E-Bear)
Liana Bryer .... executive assistant: Barnholtz Entertainment
Heather Eaton .... set production assistant
Ellary Eddy .... executive: Wiseacre Films
Ellary Eddy .... script supervisor
Ed Fox .... extra
Jon Greathouse .... extra
Lori Hall-Wells .... animal trainer
Zack Krone .... key production assistant (as Zachary Krone)
Odile Schalit .... set production assistant
Bill Simmons .... extra (as Bill)
Sandra Solanchick .... extra (as Sandra)
Glenn Taylor .... extra (as Glen Taylor)
Glenn Taylor .... set production assistant
Diane Timmons .... caterer
Robert Wells .... animal trainer
Robert Wells .... extra
Viola Acosta .... special thanks
Tracy Ames .... special thanks
Tom Devlin .... special thanks
Laura Di Paulo .... special thanks
India Dupré .... special thanks (as India Dupre)
Michael Feifer .... special thanks
Tracy M. Jackson .... special thanks (as Tracy Jackson)
Chela Johnson .... special thanks
Zack Krone .... special thanks (as Zachary Krone)
Scott Resnick .... special thanks
James A. Seale .... special thanks (as James Seale)
Iris Stobbelaar .... special thanks
Danee Torres .... special thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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USA:91 min
Australia:MA15+ (2009) | Germany:Not Rated (SPIO/JK) (cut) (rental version) | Germany:16 (cut) (retail version) | Norway:18

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Oh Boy ....., 17 August 2011
Author: rls0812

If I learned one thing from this movie, it is never judge a film by it's cover art, or critic blurbs.

The depicted killer looks like he would be cool to watch hacking and slashing his way threw his victims.

One problem. The killer on the cover is not in the movie. Another problem is the blurb reading ""Hostel meets the Silence of the Lambs in this Horrific Murder Mystery"".

I hate to break it to the reviewer, Stuart Alson, but this movie is no were close to the aforementioned films, is definitely not much of a horror film, and is not a murder mystery.

For me personally, this movie was very boring. It kept dragging on and on.

There was no mystery, they show exactly who the killer is from kill #1, and he is not the kind of person I would associate with a hack - and - slash film.

The kills were not creative at all. Very little was actually shown, and the blood & gore was minimalistic.

The acting was not so good. Some characters acted odd at times, while others gave a wooden performance.

Sound was OK for the most part, but the mics at times picked up the wind, and background noise ( air conditioners, traffic, e.t.c. ).

The lighting as I mentioned before, was not very well done, sometimes making it so dark it was hard to make out what was happening.

The special effects were limited to very basic stuff.

Over all this movie is not worth the time. I payed $3 for it new, but I feel like I was overcharged.

You know your in for a not so good movie when the opining cinematic for the companies, "Barnholtz" and "Wiseacre" are horrendous.

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