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Alive or Dead -- While traveling down a desolate road, Maria comes upon an apparently abandoned school bus. A girl has written HELP ME in one of the windows and Maria quickly discovers the messy secrets that lie in the back of the bus.
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On a desolate road, an abandoned school bus with the words 'HELP ME' written on a window, Maria stops to check it out... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Ann Henson ... Maria
Angelica May ... Sarah (as Angelica Magana)
Gretchen Busenitz ... Gretchen
L. Flint Esquerra ... Frank
Diego De Vargas ... Howard
Masao Kitamura ... Bubbles
Thomas Crnkovich ... Killer
Dutch Bergeron ... Dr. Benson
J. Edwin Lauer ... Terry

Directed by
Stephen Goetsch 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Stephen Goetsch  writer

Produced by
Stephen Goetsch .... producer
Anthony Grow .... associate producer (as Anthony S. Grow)
Paul Koslo .... producer
Patrick Smith .... associate producer (as Pat Smith)
Original Music by
William Anderson  (as William Kevin Anderson)
Cinematography by
Stephen Goetsch 
Film Editing by
Stephen Goetsch 
Casting by
Sherwin Buydens 
Production Design by
Othema Longura 
Art Direction by
Erin Travers 
Set Decoration by
Beverly Wilson 
Makeup Department
Anthony Grow .... makeup department head
Brian Lammert .... key makeup artist
Christopher Payne .... makeup artist
Sound Department
Brian Rainwater .... sound recordist
Ed Turner .... sound recordist
Special Effects by
Anthony Grow .... special effects supervisor
Camera and Electrical Department
Carl Beseese .... electrician
Bead Johnson .... second assistant camera
Thomas E. Labisch Jr. .... grip (as Tom Labisch)
Chuck May .... key grip
Randall Meeks .... grip
Matthew O'Brien .... videographer
Charlie O'Connor .... first assistant camera
Jennifer Osten .... grip
Richard Paris .... grip
Terry Radcliff .... gaffer
Barry Saunders .... still photographer
Paula Simmons .... electrician
Casting Department
J.C. Thomas .... casting assistant
Editorial Department
Brett Snyder .... additional editor
Music Department
Patrick Griffin .... composer: additional music
Patrick Griffin .... orchestrator

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Rated R for horror violence, language and some sexual content
USA:83 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »

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When filming the scene(s) getting out of the car, Ann Henson had trouble because the car door was broken.See more »
Continuity: The two shot Derringer pistol was shot once by the doc, twice by the Sarah, then once by Gretchen the pregnant woman, who picked it up off the stand at the end - a total of four times without ever being reloaded.See more »
Movie Connections:
References "Hawaii Five-O" (1968)See more »
Cheesy DiscoSee more »


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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
don't bother your self to watch this cheap production, 18 February 2009
Author: talalxfiles-1 from Oman

don't waste your time to watch this cheap production cause it's too bad in performance ,acting and directing .

i don't know why

they spend money to produce movie like this . i don't have time to narrative story because ex comment already did but what i said event if you don't have any thing to watch this movie is sort of wasting time , this is my opinion but if you have saw this

movie and you have your point please jot it here.

oh ,my god what is this rules of 10 lines also fixing the wards , i lost 10 minut of my time for that

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