#72 -- 2001 Maniacs (2005)

Director: Tim Sullivan
Rating: 3 / 5

"You ARE what they eat." I think that somewhat adequately depicts the humor in this movie. When a group of college kids sets off to Florida for spring break, a detour lands them in a little tiny town in Georgia - a town full of insane cannibal hillbillies (there's actually a character called Hucklebilly). Seeing movies like this, I can understand why a lot of northerners might think horrible things about us down in the south. These hillbillies have some sort of festival coming up called the Guts and Glory Jubilee. The group slowly starts diminishing, as they are killed and eaten by the town. 

Robert Englund stars as the mayor of this town, called Pleasant Valley. His son is - no surprise here - a sheep fucking lunatic. He doesn't really have a big part in the movie, other than running around chasing sheep with his pants around his ankles. But he is easily one of the funniest characters in the whole movie. The humor is an acquired taste. It is very racist, homophobic, and whatever else you can think of. So if you don't have a really open sense of humor, you should probably steer clear of this movie. But otherwise, I think most everyone should enjoy this. It's cheesy, funny, and pretty damn gory. One man even has a gigantic spear shoved into his ass. Oh, and Kane Hodder also had a cameo, as one of the said insane cannibal rednecks. So that was exciting. Check this one out, but listen to me when I say: I promise you we're not all like that down here. 

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