The Killing Jar

2009, Mystery & thriller, 1h 30m

8 Reviews 500+ Ratings

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Seven people are passing time late one evening at a roadside diner in the middle of nowhere. When a radio reports the disturbing murder of a family in a nearby county, the patrons immediately suspect new arrival Doe as the killer. Armed with a shotgun Doe takes the seven hostage, but as the body count rises the desperate survivors discover that one of the hostages may be even more dangerous than their captor.

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  • Nov 06, 2011
    One really brutally wicked simple isolated thriller where the elimination process really plays a sticky part in keeping you riveted to the screen. What started out as a simple quiet evening in a roadside diner between some folks turned out to be a massacre that is orchestrated by one man. Jimmy (Danny Trejo) and his waitress Noreen (Amber Benson) have just decided to close up the kitchen, when they heard on the radio that a homicidal maniac has just eliminated a family of innocent folks. Shortly after that broadcast was made a suspicious looking truck driver named Doe (Michael Madsen) walks in and makes demands for service. After being singled out and made everyone edgy by his hostile behavior...he leaves..but brings back a world of hurt and fury that was so unimaginable. See this really wicked and shocking tale as it unfolds in front of your eyes. You will never view a diner the same way ever again.
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