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He Made Them Pay For Their Sins
Plot:
A young mother decides to become a stripper to earn some fast cash only to find her worst nightmares are about to begin. | Add synopsis »
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Pointless and terrible genre cross-over effort See more (11 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Marieh Delfino ... Amelia

Jason Connery ... John

Michael Rooker ... Mann

Graham McTavish ... Geeves

Alice Amter ... Eve

Valorie Hubbard ... Kathy

Lochlyn Munro ... Jack

Allison Lange ... Tara

Tony Todd ... Chauffeur

James Duval ... Sleazy party guy

Eve Mauro ... Suzie - Sassy

Sita Young ... Molly

Katherine Randolph ... Polly

Garrett Jones ... Will

Morann Peri ... Corridor prisoner

Alexis Wolfe ... Crying prisoner
Asha Marie Perry-Datt ... Asher

Tracy Coogan ... Natalie

Nathalie Walker ... Room prisoner
Jen Clasen ... Window prisoner 1
Lyndsey Wegner ... Window prisoner 2
J.J. Poff ... Window prisoner 3
Kurt Anderson ... Tennis guy
David Leepson ... Groom

Chris Ivan Cevic ... Batchelor party host 1

Griff Kohout ... Batchelor party host 2 (as Griffin Kohout)
Andrew Graves ... Batchelor party guy 1
Jeff Ippolito ... Batchelor party guy 2

Alex Weed ... Batchelor party guy 3

Rick Yudt ... Batchelor party guy 4

Christopher Amitrano ... Batchelor party guy 5
Angila Sullivan ... College party girl 1
Corey Wilburn ... College party girl 2

Jose Acevedo ... College party guy 1

Raymond Lee ... College party guy 2

William Clevinger ... College party guy 3 (as Will Clevinger)
Micah Goldman ... College party guy 4

Michael Wormser ... College party guy 5
Jacob Moore ... College party guy 6
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jake Kennedy ... Cop (uncredited)

Directed by
Jake Kennedy 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jake Kennedy  written by

Produced by
Bobbo .... executive producer
William Clevinger .... producer
Micah Goldman .... producer
Jake Kennedy .... producer
Leo Kennedy .... executive producer
Tracy Kennedy .... executive producer
Demian Lichtenstein .... executive producer
Ricki Maslar .... co-producer
Bill Reed .... executive producer
Sanjeev Shah .... executive producer
Chuck Whitlock .... executive producer
Linda Wolff .... executive producer
Michael Wormser .... producer
James Young .... line producer
Charles Zentay .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Ryan Dodson 
 
Cinematography by
Lawles Bourque 
 
Film Editing by
Ali Assili 
David Haynes 
 
Casting by
Ricki Maslar 
 
Production Design by
George Hobbs 
 
Costume Design by
Kerrie Kordowski 
 
Makeup Department
Tara Loren .... assistant makeup artist
J.J. Poff .... makeup department head
Daniela Richardson .... key makeup artist
Veronica Sanchez .... assistant makeup artist
Andrea Wiersma .... assistant makeup artist
Lindsay Yamashita .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lee D. Andrews .... first assistant director (as Lee Andrews)
Joshua Lou Friedman .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Azra Bano Ali .... art department
Michael Belasco .... art department
 
Sound Department
Lisa K. Fowle .... adr mixer
Lisa K. Fowle .... sound editor
Philippe Goldstein .... boom operator
Harrison Meyle .... sound re-recording mixer
Billy Walker .... supervising sound editor
Zack Wilcox .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Michael Del Rossa .... special effects makeup
Robert Giddens .... special effects crew
Fay Hedges .... special effects crew
Roy Knyrim .... special effects makeup: Sota FX
Pablo Lucan .... special effects crew
Cindy Miller .... special effects crew
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ali Assili .... second team camera operator
Beau Clark .... key grip
Jennifer Clasen .... still photographer
Zach Rasmussen .... best boy
Morgan Schmidt .... second team camera operator
Joseph Segura .... first assistant camera
Needham B. Smith .... gaffer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Azusa Okamoto .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Ali Assili .... editor: re-editing
Dave Hagen .... post production supervisor
Jason Zakocs .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Jeremy Borum .... composer: additional music
Pure Sugar .... composer: additional music
 
Transportation Department
Zach Rasmussen .... driver
Zach Rasmussen .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Chasen Allen .... production assistant
Andrew Blood .... production assistant
Ricardo Gomez .... office production assistant
Ricardo Gomez .... production assistant
Jacob Moore .... production assistant
Steve Ulrich .... script supervisor
Carl Westgren .... production assistant
Corey Wilburn .... production coordinator
 
Thanks
Adam Goldworm .... special thanks
Steven C. Miller .... special thanks
 

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USA:85 min
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Australia:R | Finland:K-18 (self applied) | UK:18
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Graham McTavish completely shaved his head so he could play Geeves.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Mann points the gun at Will it's a Beretta 92f then when Mann takes the camera and shoots Will it's a different gun and then right after the gun changes back to the Beretta 92f.See more »

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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Pointless and terrible genre cross-over effort, 24 September 2012
Author: GL84 from Los Angeles, Ca

Filling in for a friend on a stripping job, a young woman finds she's captured by a deranged madman intended to purify similar women for their sins and is tortured to achieve those results.

Yet another utterly retarded Torture Film here, only this one made all the more infuriated with the inclusion of the "Found Footage" moniker, so it's pretty much what would happen if "Paranormal Activity" did the "Saw" series, and that only spells disaster for all involved due to the inability to see anything going on because the camera's shaking too much. The tactic makes the usual point of such films, watching the torture methods and the abundant nudity nearly impossible to determine because of the inane manner of narrating over everything, twisting it to odd angles or positions in order to avoid being caught in such a precarious moment, which only highlights the film's biggest blunder of all in the fact that no one in their right mind would be filming during such activities and their decided inability to remove it from them to begin with and you have a pretty egregious set of flaws just from the set-up. Plus, this is yet another effort that must be downgraded for the inclusion of twisted religious reasoning since this makes no sense why the tactics must be undertaken and you have absolutely no interest beyond the nudity to watch this, which isn't that great since none of the ones who should are the ones that do. Granted, some of the torture methods are quite gruesome and bloody, overall this is a pure waste of time.

Rated R: Graphic Violence, Full Nudity and Graphic Language.

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