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The Ghouls (2003)

R | | Horror | 8 March 2005 (USA)
Eric Hayes is a video vulture preying on human violence and suffrage, selling his footage to the highest bidder. Eric's about to discover something beneath the streets even hungrier for blood than he is. He's about to discover the ghouls.

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Chad Ferrin

Writer:

Chad Ferrin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Timothy Muskatell Timothy Muskatell ... Eric Hayes
Trent Haaga ... Clift
Tina Birchfield Tina Birchfield ... Sue
Gil Espinoza ... Juan
Casey Powell Casey Powell ... Benny
Wil Garret ... Man with Baseball Bat
Stephen Blackehart ... Police Detective
James Gunn
Joseph Pilato ... Lewis (as Joseph Rhodes)
Tiffany Shepis ... Ghoul Victim
Ernest M. Garcia Ernest M. Garcia ... Mr. Wollen (as E. M. Garcia)
Nicholas Smith
Patrick Floch ... Bartender
Spider Terry Spider Terry
Jessica Garcia Jessica Garcia ... Prositute
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Storyline

Eric Hayes is a stringer. One notch below the lowest rung of the journalistic ladder. A video vulture preying on police chases, ambulance runs, and random street violence, selling his footage to the highest bidder and living on a steady diet of cigarettes and bloodlust. For years, Eric has lived off of other people's pain and misery. But he's about to discover something beneath the streets of Los Angeles even hungrier for blood than he is. He's about to discover THE GHOULS. Written by Jahad Ferif

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If it bleeds it leads See more »

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Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence/gore, language, sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cannibal Dead: The Ghouls See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$68,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Crappy World Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Bob Log III began work on a truly unique music score for the film but had to abandon the project due to his tour schedule. See more »

Quotes

Eric Hayes: Somebody stop that fucking retard!
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References Touch of Evil (1958) See more »

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low budget done right...
1 April 2005 | by purbanSee all my reviews

I can't say enough for this movie. You can tell it's low budget, but it doesn't disappoint. The acting, cinematography, editing and the directing never strike a false note. How many films can you say that for? I rented this movie at Blockbuster, and even though I'm a horror fan, I have to say, Blockbuster has become a maven for low-budget bad horror films. And, for some reason, horror fans seem to accept less than other movie-going audiences would accept in terms of budget, plot, direction, cinematography and character (maybe because gore is a category in and of itself, as is being bad in all above mentioned categories). Anyway, this movie has it all...good character development (give the first 30 minutes time), good acting (dispicable characters that you somehow feel for), good editing (flawless, actually), good cinematography (wait for that alley car scene), a good script to unite it all and, to make it all come together, I have to give credit to the director. Really an excellent, although low-budget, horror film.


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