2001 Maniacs
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Title: 2001 Maniacs
Directed by: Tim Sullivan
Written by: Chris Kobin; Tim Sullivan
Produced by: Jonathan Bross; Lisette Bross; David Fleming; David F. Friedman; Eric Miller; Brett W. Nemeroff; Eli Roth; Scott Spiegel; Christopher Tuffin; C. Scott Votaw; Boaz Yakin
Music by: Nathan Barr
Cinematography: Steve Adcock
Edited by: Michael Ross
Distributed by: BloodWorks
Raw Nerve
Velvet Steamroller Entertainment
Released: July 9th, 2005
Rating: R
Running time: 87 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Budget: $3,000,000 [1]
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2001 Maniacs is an independent American feature film of the psycho-thriller and comedy subgenres. It was directed by Tim Sullivan with a screenplay written by Sullivan and Chris Kobin. The film was produced by BloodWorks, Raw Nerve and Velvet Steamroller Entertainment. It premiered in Canada at the Fantasia Film Festival on July 9th, 2005. It premiered in the United States at the Screamfest Film Festival on October 21st, 2005. The movie stars Robert Englund as Mayor Buckman, Lin Shaye as Granny Boone, Giuseppe Andrews as Harper Alexande, Jay Gillespie as Anderson Lee, Marla Malcolm as Joey, Dylan Edrington as Nelson, Matthew Carey as Cory, Peter Stormare as Professor Ackerman, Gina Marie Heekin as Kat and Brian Gross as Ricky.

The setting of the film is the fictional town of Pleasant Valley in rural Georgia. The townsfolk host an annual festival called "Guts and Glory" to honor those soldiers who had fallen during the American Civil War. Eight college students from the North travel through Pleasant Valley, but soon find themselves victims of the seemingly pleasant townspeople. To compensate for the loss of 2,001 Confederate soldiers during the war, the people of Pleasant Valley demand recompense and are prepared to slaughter 2,001 northerners.

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Note: The following is taken from the full credits list for this entry on IMDB. As it is a website with user-submitted information, some of the data listed here, including character names may be inaccurate.

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  • The tagline for this film is, "You are what THEY eat!"
  • Actress Marla Malcolm is credited as Marla Leigh Malcolm in this film.
  • Actor Isaac C. Singleton, Jr. is credited as Isaac Singleton, Jr. in this film.
  • Actor Luther Wilson is credited as Steve Wilson in this film.
  • Actor William Sempel Spiegel is credited as William Sempel in this film.
  • Actor Wilfred Biggs' surname is mis-spelled as Briggs in the end-credit sequence.
  • Actor Rich King is credited as Richard King in this film.

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  1. IMDB; 2001 Maniacs (2005); Box office & business; Budget
  2. IMDB; 2001 Maniacs (2005); Box office & business; Filming dates

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