Abruptio Movie Poster


January 17, 2023
1hr 34min
Status: released

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Abruptio Movie Details:

Country United States
Language English
Release DateJanuary 17, 2023 (Santa Monica Film Festival)
Running Time1hr 34min
CastJames Marsters
Hana Mae Lee
Sid Haig
Christopher McDonald
Jordan Peele
Robert Englund
Directed by Evan Marlowe
Written byEvan Marlowe
Produced byBarry Finlayson
Kerry Marlowe
Martin White
Susan Finlayson
Cinematography by Evan Marlowe
Edited by Evan Marlowe
Music byPatrick Savage
Holeg Spies
Production CompaniesHellBent Pictures, LLC.
Sweet Home Films

Abruptio Movie Cast and Characters:

  • James Marsters as Les Hackel, Danny’s best friend
  • Hana Mae Lee as Chelsea
  • Sid Haig as Sal Cheek
  • Christopher McDonald as Police Chief Richter
  • Jordan Peele as Danny, Les Hackel’s best friend
  • Robert Englund as Mr. Salk
  • Ross King as Lloyd, Les Hackel’s boss
  • Rich Fulcher as Dummkopf
  • Carole Ruggier as Doreen Hackel, Les Hackel’s mother
  • Patrick Cavanaugh as Dennis
  • Kerry Marlowe as Allison, Les Hackel’s girlfriend


Les Hackel is a guy down on his luck who wakes to find an explosive device has been implanted in his neck. He must carry out heinous crimes in order to stay alive while trying to identify the mastermind manipulating the now twisted and strange world around him.

About Abruptio Movie:

Abruptio is an American adult puppet animated horror film written, edited, and directed by Evan Marlowe. Produced by Barry Finlayson, Kerry Marlowe, Martin White, and Susan Finlayson, the film stars James Marsters, Hana Mae Lee, Christopher McDonald, Jordan Peele, Robert Englund, and Sid Haig in his final film before his death on September 21, 2019.

The script was written in 2014. Voice recording started on May 23, 2015, in Los Angeles, California, and wrapped on December 2, 2017.

Sid Haig’s final film before his death on September 21, 2019.

The entire movie was performed by lifelike puppets and produced as a surrealistic thriller/horror. It is a first-of-its-kind production.

Abruptio had its world premiere online at the Santa Monica Film Festival on January 17, 2023. The film also streamed online at the Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival on March 1, before its physical screenings on August 26 and 29, 2023.

Abruptio is set to be theatrically released by Anchor Bay Entertainment in Q2 2024.