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Writers:
Brian Weaver (writer)
Evan Makrogiannis (writer)
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Release Date:
2 May 2012 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
You cannot escape him when all roads lead to death See more »
Plot:
Hulking and vicious homicidal maniac Jon Beest hears voices that compel him to brutally butcher women... See more » | Add synopsis »
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The Turnpike Killer (2012)
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Very Very Disturbing. See more (4 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Bill McLaughlin ... Jon Beest
Edgar Moye ... Detective Lloyd
Lyndsey Brown ... Jennifer
Vinny Ward ... Donny
Alia Lorae ... Michelle
Brenda Gonzalez ... Lollipop
Demetri Kallas ... Father / The Voice

Javier Marquez ... Petey Escobar
Manoush ... Branca Niculescu
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jaime Baez ... Warehouse Boss
Becky Berelson ... Head Wound Victim
Krys Caroleo ... Masked Girl
Francisco De Jesus ... Nick Mandrakis
Richard Falco ... Henchman #1
Jason Farell ... Warehouse Worker
Lorrie Francois ... Crying Girl
Lorry Francois ... The girl
Lynn Hazelman ... Chair Victim
Robert Hollander ... Sgt. Kelly
Janine Intervallo ... Closet Victim
Rosemary Keenan ... Priestess

Ruby Larocca ... Found Footage Girl
Donna Lauria ... Floor Victim
Evan Makrogiannis ... Donny Pal #1
Liam Makrogiannis ... Young Jon Beest
Brian Manthorne ... T-Bone
Alex Martinez ... Goat Slave
Christian McAteer ... Jogger
Theresa Planell ... Maria Deodato
Monica Puller ... Found Footage Girl
Niki Rubin ... Laurie (as Niki Notarile)
Aris Sarandakos ... Detective Crespo
Theodora Shore ... Audrey Weinstein
Chris Vazquez ... Jarvis
Brian Weaver ... Donny Pal #2

Ann Marie Yoo ... Masked Girl

Directed by
Evan Makrogiannis 
Brian Weaver 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Evan Makrogiannis  writer
Brian Weaver  writer

Produced by
Evan Makrogiannis .... producer
Manoush .... executive producer
Caroline Meadows .... associate producer
Chris Meadows .... associate producer
Nik Taneris .... producer
Chris Vazquez .... associate producer
Brian Weaver .... producer
 
Film Editing by
Sandra Henke 
 
Special Effects by
Evan Makrogiannis .... special effects (as Hallows Eve Films)
Brian Weaver .... special effects (as Hallows Eve Films)
 
Stunts
Manoush .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sandra Henke .... videographer
Evan Makrogiannis .... still photographer
Oliver Meadows .... grip
 
Editorial Department
Brian Weaver .... associate editor
 
Music Department
Chris Vazquez .... composer: additional music
Mike Void .... composer: theme music (as Void)
 
Thanks
Michael Gingold .... special thanks
Edric Weaver .... dedicatee
Jon Weaver .... in memory of
Tom Weaver .... dedicatee
 

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Runtime:
102 min | USA:105 min
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Evan Makrogiannis met Bill McLaughlin through one of his wife's friends.See more »
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Very Very Disturbing., 14 January 2014
Author: cabvol

I'm not going to give away the plot or the ending so feel free to read on.

This is a really disturbing film and I found it quite upsetting several times, nevertheless I felt compelled to watch it to the end. It's not the kind of film I could ever watch again, I do watch a lot of horror films and am not usually disturbed by them but this film is made almost like a documentary and the scenes of violence are very realistic, as a result of this realism it really got under my skin.

Once in my life I was unfortunately exposed to brutal violence and my reaction was nausea and trembling coupled with tears of relief when the incident was finished, that is my real life experience of violence, now this film was able to create a similar feeling within me, such is the realism of what's shown that I was feeling quite nauseous and nearly turned it off after the second murder scene, I think it's to do with the actor who portrays the killer because he does it so well that he succeeds in being utterly terrifying. Please be careful before you watch this film as it is very graphic and there is a huge amount of violence towards women, if you are easily upset or disturbed I would recommend you avoid this film. It is well acted and cleverly filmed, the music score is also good but as I said it just got too much for me, I can only give four stars because I can't say I was entertained by it and the ending was very disappointing.

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