SAWED OFF (2021) Preview of Evil Dead meets Groundhog Day-style horror


Sawed Off is a 2021 American horror film about two hunters, vying for the affections of the same woman, who find themselves on cursed land. The former friends keep killing each other and coming back to life. The story is apparently reminiscent of The Evil Dead and Groundhog Day.

Directed and edited by Hunter Johnson (Irrational Fear; California ParanormalSerena Waits2 Jennifer) from a screenplay co-written with Jody Barton, from a story by Chuck Wagner, based on the latter’s Eclipse Comics story ‘Bag Limit’, published in Tales of Terror in 1986.

Produced by Jody Barton, Jarrett Furst, Cristobal Hernandez, Trae Ireland, Hunter Johnson and director of photography Richard Trejo. Jeff Miller (The Toybox) executive produces along with James Cullen Bressack (director of Blood Craft; Bethany; Pernicious).

Special makeup effects were created by Oliver Poser (Aquaman).

The Millman Productions movie stars Eva Hamilton (Z Dead End; Cabal; Ouija House; Ruin Me), Trae Ireland (13/13/13) and co-scripter Jody Barton (Ugly Sweater Party).


Principal photography on Sawed Off was recently finished in Wisconsin. The movie is expected to be finished by fall 2021.

Cast and characters:

Eva Hamilton … Marjorie
Trae Ireland … Frank
Jody Barton … Jon

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