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The Devil's Rejects (2005)

R | | 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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The new film by Rob Zombie. See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

22 July 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

House of 2,000 Corpses 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

Gross USA:

$17,044,981

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,390,029
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated director's cut)

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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS (uncredited)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

[Madam] Firefly, Captain Spaulding, and Otis B. Driftwood are all names of Groucho Marx characters in the Marx Brothers films. See more »

Goofs

When Baby is in Charlie's car toward the end of the movie, Wydell uses his ax to smash the windshield to pieces. It is back whole once they leave the house, even showing bullet holes at the end. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Altamont: [to Candy] You've got to hustle that pussy, baby. Find a new angle and you might attract a higher clientele.
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Alternate Versions

There is an unrated DVD version that contains scenes that were cut for an R rating,including a longer version of the "motel" scene. See more »

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References Exodus (1960) See more »

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Saturday Night Special
Performed by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Written by Edward King and Ronnie Van Zant
Published by Universal-Duchess Music Corp. o/b/o itself and Longitude Music and Universal Music Corp.
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Bad-Ass!
23 October 2013 | by namashi_1See all my reviews

A sequel to the 2003 film House of 1000 Corpses, Rob Zombie's 'The Devil's Rejects' is Bad-Ass! A Brutal, Unforgiving, Gruesome Horror Flick that works in most parts.

'The Devil's Rejects' Synopsis: The murderous, backwoods Firefly family takes to the road to escape a vengeful police force which isn't afraid of being as ruthless as their target.

'The Devil's Rejects' is NOT meant for the faint-hearted. Its extremely dark, brutal & gruesome. But for those who enjoy violent films, 'The Devil Rejects' does deliver enough moments to earn itself a viewing. The characters are evil, their journey is unforgiving, but Rob Zombie's execution is well-done & appealing.

Performance-Wise: Sid Haig, Bill Moseley & Sheri Moon Zombie are repulsive, but effective. William Forsythe is superb as the brave sheriff. The Late Matthew McGrory is decent.

On the whole, 'The Devil's Rejects' is sadistic but fun.


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