Genre: Action, Horror, Western
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Trilogy (1996)
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From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
After a bank heist in Abilene with several casualties, the bank robber Seth Gecko and his psychopath and rapist brother Richard Gecko continue their crime spree in a convenience store in the middle of the desert while heading to Mexico with a hostage. They decide to stop for a while in a low-budget motel. Meanwhile, former minister Jacob Fuller is traveling on vacation with his son Scott and his daughter Kate. Jacob lost his faith after the death of his beloved wife in a car accident and quit his position of pastor of his community, and stops for the night in the same motel Seth and Richard are lodged. When Seth sees the recreational vehicle, he abducts Jacob and his family to help his brother and him cross the Mexico border, promising to release them the next morning. They head to the truck drivers and bikers bar Titty Twister, where Seth will meet with his partner Carlos in the dawn. When they are watching the dancer Santanico Pandemonium, Seth and Richard fight with three bodyguards. But soon, they discover that the bar is a coven of vampires, and they need to fight until dawn to leave the place alive.
From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (1999)
Five criminals get together to rob a bank in Mexico. On their way to their rendezvous point, one of them gets into an accident and stumbles upon the Titty Twister Bar. This little detour sets up the terror that awaits the outlaws and the officers on their trail.
From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman’s Daughter (1999)
“Prequel” to the first From Dusk Till Dawn is set in Mexico in the early 1900s which begins with the escape of Johnny Madrid, a dangerous local outlaw, from the gallows who then kidnaps his hangman’s beautiful daughter, Esmeralda, with a little help from Reece, a female outlaw from the U.S. With the hangman and a local posse on their trail, Johnny meets with his gang who all rob a stagecoach which contains American author Ambrose Bierce along with newlywed couple John and Mary Newly. All parties coincidentally seek shelter in an isolated inn/whorehouse as night falls, which is run by vampires led by the high priestess Quixtla who targets Esmeralda. Esmeralda is the half-human, half-vampire princess Santanico Pandemonium, whom the vampires want as their heir. All the humans must join forces if they are to survive the night from the vicious blood-suckers.