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2001 Maniacs (2005)

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Eight college students travelling to Florida for Spring Break stumble into a remote town in Georgia, where they are set upon by the residents who are out to avenge their deaths by Union troops over one hundred years earlier during the Civil War.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mayor Buckman
... Granny Boone
... Harper Alexander
... Anderson Lee
... Joey (as Marla Leigh Malcom)
Dylan Edrington ... Nelson
... Cory
... Professor Ackerman
... Kat
... Ricky
Mushond Lee ... Malcolm
Bianca Smith ... Leah
... Rufus
... Lester
... Milk Maiden
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While traveling on vacation to Florida, the college friends Anderson Lee, Cory Jones and Nelson Elliot meet the gorgeous Joey and Kat in a gas station traveling with their gay friend Ricky to the same location. Anderson gives his phone number to Joey in Florida. The teenagers decide to take a shortcut and they find a detour through an old road leading to the Southern town of Pleasant Valley. They are welcomed by the local Mayor Buckman as guests of honor together with Joey, Kat, Ricky and the Afro-American biker Malcolm and his Chinese girlfriend Leah and invited to stay for their Guts and Glory Jubilee with free lodging, meals and booze at Granny Boone's hotel, and dancing, games and a mouth-watering barbecue in the climax of the jubilee. The group accepts the invitation but sooner they find who will supply the meat for the feast. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The south will rise again! See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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Rated R for strong horror violence and gruesome images, sexuality/nudity and language | See all certifications »

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13 July 2006 (Thailand)  »

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2001 Loucos  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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In Producer Eli Roth's cameo, he plays the same character he played in his own feature directorial debut, Cabin Fever (2002) See more »

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Obvious usage of dummies at times for the death sequences. See more »

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Professor Ackerman: Unprecedented, historic casualties. More Americans died in the so-called Civil War than in the two World Wars combined. 618,000. Although the popular media usually portrays the Civil War as a series of epic battles for honor and glory, the reality is far from either. General Sherman's march through South Carolina alone cost over 8,000 innocent Southerners their lives.
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References Frogs (1972) See more »

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The Boy Wants His Bitch
Lyrics by Tim Sullivan and Chris Kobin
Music by Tim Sullivan and Johnny Griparic
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The south has risen again
27 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

After a run of awful remakes we have at last something that will go down in history as an all time classic!2001 maniacs is a non stop thrill ride and with masses of respect to mr lewis,tim sullivan has done a grand job.I am a huge fan of the original so was understandably a little apprehensive when i learnt they were making this movie.Believe me there is no need to worry it's an awesome movie!There are plenty of blood and guts to keep us horror enthusiasts happy and it is certainly comedy induced.When watching this i found myself enjoying it certainly as much as the original without any doubt.Whether it is released in the cinema uncut i do not know,my fingers are crossed! I wonder what could come next....possibly Blood Feast?I hope so.

Does anyone fancy a spit roast?


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