Hillside Cannibals is an American horror/comedy of the psycho-thriller and cannibalism subgenres. It was directed by Leigh Scott and written by Steve Bevilacqua and produced by the independent movie house The Asylum. The film was released on March 28th, 2006 and is a knockoff of the 2005 remake of Alexandre Aja's The Hills Have Eyes, which was released theatrically on March 10th, 2006 - two weeks before the premiere of Hillside Cannibals. In this film, a group of teenagers run afoul of a family of inbred cannibals habitating in the hills of the California desert.

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Production on Hillside Cannibals began on December 3rd, 2005. Principal filming concluded on December 11th, 2005. The Prebook release date of the film was March 14th, 2006. The movie was filmed in Odessa Canyon in Yermo, California and in the Calico Dry Lake Bed in the Mojave Desert, California.

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This is the fifth horror film directed by Leigh Scott. He previously directed Frankenstein Reborn, The Beast of Bray Road, King of the Lost World and Exorcism: The Possession of Gail Bowers. His next film is Dracula's Curse. One of Scott's director trademarks is that he always makes a cameo appearance in all of his films. In Hillside Cannibals, he plays the role of Bean family patriarch, Sawney Bean.

This is the second horror film written by Steve Bevilacqua. He previously wrote the script for When a Killer Calls, which is a pastiche of the 2006 remake of When a Stranger Calls.

Line producer Brian J. Garland also plays the role of Balloch in Hillside Cannibals.

Actors Guillermo Francella and Mariano Martinez, both of whom plays cannibals are uncredited for their participation in this film.

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Grindhouse films

Films by The Asylum

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Other films that were released in 2006 include:

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