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Back Woods (2001)

When Luther's mother is killed, what's a boy to do? Why, put on a dress and slaughter many, many people as the world's first 300 pound, retarded-redneck transvestite serial killer.


Grant Woodhill


David C. Hayes (as Hayden Davis)

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Credited cast:
David C. Hayes ... Luther (as David Hayes)
Anna Shmieka Anna Shmieka ... Mandy (as Anna Schmeiekka)
Jim Edberg Jim Edberg ... Mama
Patrick Hazen Patrick Hazen ... Johnny
Yuj Wang Yuj Wang ... Leroy (as Jug Wang DDS)
Mara Goldman Mara Goldman ... Lisa
The Widowmaker The Widowmaker ... Deke (as The Windowmaker)
Mike Thallemer Mike Thallemer ... Sammy (as Jim)
Gregg Elder Gregg Elder ... Cannonball Boy (as Lord Andrew Backhawk III)
Jay Roma Jay Roma ... Crazy Al (as Crazy Larry)
David Lawrence David Lawrence ... Sheriff Taylor (as Lawrence Smythe)
Mangina Mangina ... Itself (as Joseph-Patricia Buck)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Miano Ferrari Miano Ferrari ... Truck Driver
Joe Roberts Joe Roberts ... Tow Truck Driver
Grant Woodhill Grant Woodhill ... Stepfather


When Luther's mother is killed, what's a boy to do? Why, put on a dress and slaughter many, many people as the world's first 300 pound, retarded-redneck transvestite serial killer.

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Dark, Demented and Obnoxious!


Comedy | Horror

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Release Date:

1 January 2001 (USA) See more »


Box Office


$900 (estimated)
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Abnormal Entertainment See more »
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The pain...why do I do stuff like this to myself?..Oh it's not THAT bad!
5 April 2005 | by Drive-In-FreakSee all my reviews

After watching this you just have to ask:Who did what to whom to get this thing distributed? Was it blackmail or something? Why? I like bad movies as much as the next masochistic freak out there,but you just have to draw the line somewhere.The only thing I can honestly say was more painful to watch is "Night of Horror". If you just have to watch it just to say you survived the trauma,then I understand.Otherwhise stay far far away from it.

It's nice to see some folks get together and produce something.I think all of us have had dreams of getting a movie together,so I really can't blame the folks responsible for "Back Woods". Unleashing it on the general public on the other hand was uncalled for.My brain still hurts.

Oh... all right... it was rather funny at times,so it's not a total loss. Don't say I didn't warn 'ya though...8)

3/10 on the Drive-In-freak-o-meter.I'd give it a 2/10 ,but that's just too mean for something that made me laugh.1/10 is reserved for the hell that is Disney films and musicals...shudder


After watching this one a few more times...yes really...I've changed my mind.It's grown on me and now I feel bad for blasting it! I had fun watching this film. Yes it's cheezy. Yes it it true that it is far from professional and "good", but it is fun and amusing.

The filmmakers had a good sense of humor and it does show. The more I see it the funnier I find it, and for that I have to give credit where credit is due. I too am drawn into the powers of Mangina!

so...I take it back. I'll give it a 6 on the Drive-In-Freak-O-Meter...If you are a fan of the really cheezy,check it out!

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