When a series of haunting murders plagues a small Texas town, law officers Tex Holland and Pike McGraw lead the investigation. The murders turn out to be the most shocking and vile acts of sadism to ever hit the once peaceful community. With a dangerous killer on the loose re-enacting slave punishment on his victims, the cops must face their own personal demons as the murder spree throws them into a dangerous world of mercenary hillbillies and inbred cannibals. Written by
Did You Know?
A animated shot of the Minstrel Killer walking across the screen with an ax was cut from the opening credits. See more
Tyrell's diamond studded earrings in the 1970s. See more
The opening credits are presented in a cartoon sequence featuring the film's mysterious minstrel antagonist. See more