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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
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)
 (From Planet Fury. 1 June 2012, 3:11 PM, PDT)

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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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Brian Weaver and Evan Makrogiannis got the idea for the story from a creepy guy that they both knew.See more »
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
70s Slasher Fans Should Check It Out, 10 September 2012
Author: rabiddog67 from Woodsfield, Ohio

A low budget slasher film that is well-done despite its low budget and some uneven acting. The gore is handled well and the direction is pretty good. A disturbed young man hears voices (or does her?) telling him to kill women who are not pure and deserving of punishment. One unlucky jogger resists his advances and she and her boyfriend get a visit from the psycho. Another woman ignores his hello and pays the price. A prostitute, of course, is going to have to pay for her lifestyle. Meanwhile, a New York cop investigates as the killer leaves parts of his unfortunate victims scattered throughout the turnpike. The killer meets a "nice girl" and he believes she might be "The One", chosen for a purpose I will not disclose here. Pays homage to 70s slasher films lime Maniac, and definitely has its share of nudity and violence.

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