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The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014) Poster

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This is a loose remake of the 1976 film by the same name based on "The Moonlight Murders" incident in Texarkana.
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The character Lone Wolf Morales is a composite name between the former real life Texas Ranger Captain "Lone Wolf" Gonzaullas and the original movie's fictional version, J.D. Morales.
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In addition to playing Charles B. Pierce, Jr. in the film, actor Denis O'Hare also voices the narration heard at the beginning of the film.
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The character Chief Deputy Tillman who is played by Gary Cole is a reference to the former real life Miller County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Tillman Johnson.
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The character Nick(Travis Tope) mentions that his mother is a patient at "Trans-Allegheny". Trans-Allegheny is the name of a historic mental hospital located in Weston, WV which ceased operating in 1994.
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Thomas Mann was considered for a role in this film, Eventually he went on to be cast in director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's film Me Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
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The style of knife used by the killer also makes an appearance in a later episode when in a bowling alley in the 'Scream' tv series
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John Donnell plays a small role as a character named Sparkplug. This is a homage to a character from the original film.
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The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Even though the movie takes place in 2013, the clothing styles are circa 1970's
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Jami is the only character to engage in sexual acts during the film and not get killed.
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Body Count (12): Holland, Daniel, Kendra, Jonny, Ray, Deputy Tillman, Woman with Tillman, Nick, Woman at Gas Station, Man at Gas Station, Lillan and Deputy Foster.
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