In the dusty little town of Furlough in Texas, an animal is slaughtering the cattle and the locals. When the teenager Tommy is killed, their friends Anna Furlough, her Mexican-American ... See full summary »

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Erika Fay Erika Fay ... Anna Furlough
Gabriel Gutierrez ... Miguel Gonzalez
Michael Carreo Michael Carreo ... Tommy
Martine Hughes ... Rosie
Sara Erikson ... Jill Gillespie
Louie Cruz Beltran Louie Cruz Beltran ... Manny Gonzalez
Mark Halvorson ... Brad Furlough
Leslie Marshall Leslie Marshall ... Carol Furlough
Randy Mermell Randy Mermell ... Bob Gillespie
Courtney DuBois Courtney DuBois ... Sandy Gillespie
Wolfgang Metzger Wolfgang Metzger ... Cabot Speers
Sandy Malcom Sandy Malcom ... Virgil Furlough (as Sandy Malcolm)
Alan Rackley ... Enis Furlough (as Alan Porter Rackley)
Brandon Hudspeth Brandon Hudspeth ... Adam Furlough
Mark Twogood Mark Twogood ... Sheriff Sam Burry
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In the dusty little town of Furlough in Texas, an animal is slaughtering the cattle and the locals. When the teenager Tommy is killed, their friends Anna Furlough, her Mexican-American boyfriend Miguel Gonzalez, Jill Gillespie and Rosie finds that a Mexican werewolf Chupacabra is the killer and they plot a plan to kill the beast. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Just when you thought it was safe to go out in the desert. See more »

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References Jeepers Creepers (2001) See more »

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El Beso del Payaso
Lyrics by Luis Navejas
Performed by Enjambre
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A Small Town in Texas "Where Nothing Ever Happens"
8 March 2016 | by Uriah43See all my reviews

In the small, Texas town of Furlough, "where nothing ever happens", a strange creature is killing goats on a massive scale and the local citizens are baffled by what it could be. For starters, it isn't eating any of the meat but rather draining them of their blood. Further, the number of goats killed isn't normal for any particular species endemic to the area. And the people begin to get even more concerned when it starts attacking humans. Now rather than reveal any more I will just say that this particular film was definitely a low-budget operation and this was clearly highlighted by some of the special effects. Yet, in spite of the fact that it was actually filmed in California, I was extremely impressed by the amazingly accurate manner in which the characters of southern Texas were portrayed. Although perhaps not as openly apparent, the racism is really that strong and the younger generation definitely yearns to leave these towns at the first opportunity. Be that as it may, I thought the acting was adequate enough and I liked the manner which the horror was mixed with comedy here and there. In short, although this film clearly suffered from a lack of funding, the director (Scott Maginnis) improvised quite nicely and I have rated this film accordingly. Average.


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18 September 2005 (USA) See more »

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Mexican Werewolf See more »

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$300,000 (estimated)
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