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The Devil's Rejects (2005)

R | | Crime, Horror | 22 July 2005 (USA)
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The murderous, backwoods Firefly family take to the road to escape a vengeful police force which is not afraid of being as ruthless as their target.

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Rob Zombie

Writers:

Rob Zombie, Rob Zombie (characters)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sid Haig ... Captain Spaulding
Bill Moseley ... Otis
Sheri Moon Zombie ... Baby
William Forsythe ... Sheriff Wydell
Ken Foree ... Charlie Altamont
Matthew McGrory ... Tiny
Leslie Easterbrook ... Mother Firefly
Geoffrey Lewis ... Roy Sullivan
Priscilla Barnes ... Gloria Sullivan
Dave Sheridan ... Officer Ray Dobson
Kate Norby ... Wendy Banjo
Lew Temple ... Adam Banjo
Danny Trejo ... Rondo
Dallas Page ... Billy Ray Snapper (as Diamond Dallas Page)
Brian Posehn ... Jimmy
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Storyline

In Ruggsville, Texas, the police under the command of Sheriff John Quincy Wydell attack the house of the sadistic serial killers Firefly family (a.k.a. The Devil's Reject) and they arrest mother Firefly, but Otis B. Driftwood and Baby Firefly escape from the siege. Tiny is wandering nearby the house and also escapes. Otis and Baby call their patriarch, the mad clown Captain Spaulding and they schedule to reunite at an isolated motel in the desert. When Otis and Baby arrive, they kidnap two families of singers, using sadism and violence against the harmless persons. Meanwhile, Sheriff Wydell promises to capture and kill the runaways, seeking revenge for the death of his brother, the Deputy George Wydell. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

Hell doesn't want them. Hell doesn't need them. Hell doesn't love them. This world rejects them. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sadistic violence, strong sexual content, language and drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

22 July 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

House of 1000 Corpses 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,067,335, 24 July 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,044,981

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,345,048
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated director's cut)

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS (uncredited)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Bill Moseley loved playing Otis. In fact, Moseley went on acting like Otis towards his family; he went days without showering. See more »

Goofs

The open credits say that the raid was done 1978, the k5 blazer that pulls up in front of the farmhouse has the headlight setup of a 81-87 Chevy truck. See more »

Quotes

Baby: Chinese, Japanese, Dirty knees, look at these!
[shows her breasts]
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Crazy Credits

The DVD release is altered to include "In Memory of Matthew McGrory" at the end of the film, just before the credits. The theatrical release did not include this, as Matthew McGrory was still alive. See more »

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Referenced in End Roll (2012) See more »

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Midnight Rider
Performed by The Allman Brothers Band
Written by Gregg Allman and Robert Payne (as Robert Kim Payne)
Published by Elijah Blue Music (BMI) and Unichappell Music Inc. (BMI)
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Several times better than house of 1,000 corpses
9 January 2016 | by darthsitkurSee all my reviews

baby firefly, Otis driftwood, and captain Spaulding find themselves on the run from a revenge fueled sheriff who is itching to avenge his brother's death. this is by far the better film than its predecessor, house of 1,000 corpses was really lacking in the gore department due to grossing out one studio and pissing off another one and losing the 17-32 minutes of gorier uncut footage in the process (which I still highly doubt), but THIS one on the other hand DELIVERED on the gore, and it's actually more of a gritty action film with touches of horror, which is always a great combo. Bill Moseley is still a total badass as Otis driftwood, sid haig is still hilarious and messed up and crazy as our favorite foul mouthed clown captain Spaulding, the gorgeous Sheri moon zombie is still sexy and deadly as baby firefly, and William forsythe played what is honestly the most crazed and menacing sheriff I've ever seen. anyway, I highly recommend this badass movie to horror and action fans alike.


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