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
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A animated shot of the Minstrel Killer walking across the screen with an ax was cut from the opening credits. See more
A modern Sharpie marker in Tyrell's hand when he's going over his notes, despite the film being set in the 1970s. See more
The Minstrel Killer can be seen at the end of the closing credits in an eerie banjo scene. See more