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Rikki Gagne ... Junkie
Jen Soska ... Geek
Sylvia Soska ... Badass / 1989 The Cunt
C.J. Wallis ... Goody Two Shoes (as CJ Wallis)

Loyd Bateman ... Killer
Farley M. Gagne ... Billy (as Farley M Gagne)

Tasha Moth ... Hooker

Carlos Gallardo ... God
Ed Brando ... Emergency Doctor
Tammy Field ... Youth Group Girl
Piper Hjorthoy ... Guardian Angel
Dario Paris ... Youth Group Guy
Michael Schaldemose ... Helpful Man

John Tench ... Cowboy Pimp

Nickolas Baric ... Cop #1 (as Nicholos Baric)
David Barkes ... Motel Manager
Jamie Bell ... Weirdo (as James Bell)
Kiwi O'Gorman ... Store Clerk (as Kiwi Fruit)
John J. Gulayets ... Sketchy Guy (as John J Gulayets)
Palamino ... Goat
Eric Steel ... Random Guy

Hugo Steele ... Cop #2
John Van Graven ... Semi-Truck Driver
Marius Soska ... 1977 Rabbi
Spencer Barkes ... 1987 Killer
Tanin Kayvan ... 1987 Girlfriend
Gwendy Bug ... 1989 Gwen (as Gwendy Bug [RIP])
Dahlia Moth ... 1989 Geek / 1989 Badass

Denton Winn ... 1989 Bad Dad (as Denton E Winn)

Zara Durrani ... 1995 Prom Date (as Zora Durrani)
Evan Morgan ... 1995 Killer
Aaron Au ... Triad

Raymond Chan ... Triad
Philip Chang ... Triad
Alex Chiang ... Triad
Trevor Addie ... Dumbell
Martin Dudzik ... Dumbell
Trevor Gemma ... Dumbell
Donavin Kuhl ... Dumbell (as Donovan Kuhl)

Joel McGowan ... Dumbell
Kyle Skene ... Dumbell
Ben Van Kleek ... Dumbell
Fredrick The Dee ... Himself
Snowy Angel ... Himself
Allison Einarson ... Hooker (as Allison Clark)
Dawn Duffy ... Hooker
Stacy Mitchell ... Hooker
John Seed ... Hooker
Jeffrey K. Arnold ... Incura (as Jeffrey K Arnold)
Gatlin Fitzgerald ... Incura
Kyle Gruninger ... Incura
Jim McLaren ... Incura
Jono Olsen ... Incura
Mike Birkwieser ... Incura Fan
Brian Fick ... Incura Fan
Toranj Kayvon ... Incura Fan (as Toranj Kayvan)

Nicole Lissner ... Incura Fan
Tracy Lissner ... Incura Fan
Katherine E. Mintz ... Incura Fan (as Katherine Mintz)
Connie 'Cass' Ng ... Incura Fan
Anthony Taylor ... Incura Fan
Lance Dziurzynski ... Bouncer (as Lance Dziurzyns)
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Directed by
Jen Soska  (as Jen)
Sylvia Soska 
Writing credits
Jen Soska (written by) (as Jen) &
Sylvia Soska (written by)

Produced by
Loyd Bateman .... producer
Donald Charge .... producer (as Don Charge)
Agnes Soska .... producer
Jen Soska .... producer (as Jen)
Marius Soska .... producer
Sylvia Soska .... producer
Mary Ann Van Graven .... producer
Original Music by
C.J. Wallis  (as CJ Wallis)
Cinematography by
Loyd Bateman (camera operation by)
C.J. Wallis (camera operation by) (as CJ Wallis)
Film Editing by
C.J. Wallis  (as CJ Wallis)
Set Decoration by
Loyd Bateman 
Dahlia Moth 
Tasha Moth 
Jen Soska  (as Jen)
Sylvia Soska 
Gary Starkell 
C.J. Wallis  (as CJ Wallis)
Makeup Department
Alyssa Satow .... prosthetic effects (as Alyssa)
Katie Satow .... prosthetic effects
Mary Ann Van Graven .... key hair stylist
Mary Ann Van Graven .... key makeup artist
Mary Ann Van Graven .... prosthetic effects
Sound Department
C.J. Wallis .... adr mixer (as CJ Wallis)
C.J. Wallis .... foley mixer (as CJ Wallis)
C.J. Wallis .... production sound mixer (as CJ Wallis)
C.J. Wallis .... sound designer (as CJ Wallis)
C.J. Wallis .... sound editor (as CJ Wallis)
C.J. Wallis .... sound mixing (as CJ Wallis)
Special Effects by
David Barkes .... pyrotechnic effects: Thistlehead FX
David Barkes .... special effects: blood, gore & fire, Thistlehead FX
Visual Effects by
Loyd Bateman .... additional visual effects
C.J. Wallis .... visual effects (as CJ Wallis)
Trevor Addie .... stunt driver
Trevor Addie .... wire puller
Nickolas Baric .... wire puller (as Nicolos Baric)
Loyd Bateman .... stunt coordinator
Loyd Bateman .... stunt driver
Lauro Chartrand .... stunt coordinator
Kimberly Chiang .... stunt coordinator (as Kim Chiang)
Mark Chin .... wire puller
Laura Lee Connery .... stunt double: Badass
Laura Lee Connery .... stunt driver
Duane Dickinson .... stunt driver (as Dwayne Dickenson)
Darryl Quon .... wire puller (as Darryl Quan)
Jacob Rupp .... stunt coordinator
Jeff Sanca .... stunt driver
Maja Stace-Smith .... stunt double: Badass
Hugo Steele .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Trevor Addie .... additional camera operator
Loyd Bateman .... lighting
Ed Brando .... lighting
Toranj Kayvon .... still photographer (as Toranj Kayvan)
Jen Soska .... additional camera operator (as Jen)
Sylvia Soska .... additional camera operator
Zach Steele .... additional lighting technician
C.J. Wallis .... lighting (as CJ Wallis)
Editorial Department
Sylvia Soska .... first assistant editor
C.J. Wallis .... color correction (as CJ Wallis)
Other crew
C.J. Wallis .... titles (as CJ Wallis)
David Barkes .... farm animal wrangler (uncredited)
David Barkes .... special thanks
Ann Bolaton .... special thanks
Lauro Chartrand .... special thanks
Nia Edwards-Behi .... special thanks
Carlos Gallardo .... special thanks
Chris Gaunt .... special thanks
Dai Green .... special thanks
Avery Guerra .... special thanks
Andrew McQuade .... special thanks
Karen Neko .... special thanks
Hannah Neurotica .... special thanks
Jeff O'Brien .... special thanks
Cindy Riesling .... special thanks
Robert Rodriguez .... special thanks
Andrew Rose .... special thanks
Dione Rose .... special thanks (as Dione)
Eli Roth .... special thanks
Chad Sayn .... special thanks
Agnes Soska .... special thanks (as Agnes)
Marius Soska .... special thanks
Kat Thompson .... special thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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Canada:92 min
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2 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
They get better., 14 June 2013
Author: BA_Harrison from Hampshire, England

The Soska sisters are two of the more interesting characters working in horror today... identical twins with a seriously twisted outlook on life who have thus far written, directed, produced, and starred in several shorts and two full length indie movies, Dead Hooker In A Trunk (2009) and body modification horror American Mary (2012). Suitably impressed by the latter, I felt compelled to check out their debut feature; sadly, Dead Hooker is nowhere near as an accomplished effort, being yet another weak Tarantino-style grind-house homage that wants to be both ultra-cool edgy thriller AND over-the-top splat-stick, but which ends up simply being a mess.

Jen Soska plays 'Geek', a bible-thumping church-goer; Sylvia plays her sister 'Badass', the yin to her yang, a tattooed bitch in a tight black vest who refuses to take crap from anyone. Together with 'Goody Two Shoes' (C.J. Wallis), Jen's virginal boyfriend, and crap punk-rock singer 'Junkie' (Rikki Gagne), they are thrown into a world of chaos and violence after the discovery of a dead hooker and some bags of cocaine in the trunk of their car.

While I admire the Soska's for their attitude and obvious enthusiasm, I cannot bring myself to praise what is very clearly the work of naive newcomers; behind the admittedly nifty title lies a poorly written wreck of a film with embarrassingly bad dialogue and some truly terrible acting, not least from the sisters themselves. The action meanders aimlessly from one frustratingly logic-free scene to the next, the characters making ridiculously bad decisions, shrugging off severe (and probably fatal) injuries, and somehow developing incredible fighting skills along the way. About the only real fun to be had is with some cheap and cheerful OTT gore.

Thankfully, American Mary suggests that Jen and Sylvia have since honed their writing skills and are now happy to appear in cameos, leaving the main roles to real actors. A wise decision ladies.

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