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The Bad Batch (2016)

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A love story set in a community of cannibals in a future dystopia. In a desert wasteland in Texas, a muscled cannibal breaks one important rule: don't play with your food.

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The Hermit
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Maria
Aye Hasegawa ...
Mousey
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The Screamer
Louie Lopez Jr. ...
Chuy (as Louie Lopez)
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Lone Man
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Big Black Bridge Man
Joni Podesta ...
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Muscle Woman #2 (as Almayvonne Dixon)
Danielle Orner ...
One Legged Dancing Girl
Mandy Pursley ...
Junkyard Amputee Woman
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Storyline

THE BAD BATCH follows Arlen (Waterhouse) after she's left in a Texas wasteland fenced off from civilization. While trying to navigate the unforgiving landscape, Arlen is captured by a savage band of cannibals led by the mysterious Miami Man (Momoa). With her life on the line, she makes her way to The Dream (Reeves). As she adjusts to life in 'the bad batch' Arlen discovers that being good or bad mostly depends on who's standing next to you.

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Rated R for violence, language, some drug content and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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23 June 2017 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$89,111 (USA) (23 June 2017)

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$177,680 (USA) (14 July 2017)
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While filming this movie in Niland, California, Keanu Reeves stayed in Brawley, California. He was frequently spotted at various locations in Brawley, including Starbucks, Von's, and Snap Fitness taking pictures with the locals, and reenacting some of his movie roles. See more »

Goofs

In the dump scene, just after Arlen approaches Honey and Maria, Honey's gloves vanish between shots, and then reappear. On a close up of Maria, Honey can be seen in the background with her gloves off (where she previously had gloves on), and in the next shot she is wearing them again. See more »

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The Dream: This here is the bad batch.
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Party On
Written and Performed by Leroy Sibbles
Courtesy of Opus 1 Music
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Did they spend all the money on getting actors and could pay a scriptwriter?
20 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

No exaggeration 90% of this movie is people walking in silence, staring in silence or sitting in silence.

It's excruciating.

It's grind house trying to be "arty" and failing at both in the process.


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